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October 31, 1991
A fire in an air-conditioning system at the Los Angeles Times Orange County Edition's plant knocked out printing operations in the pressroom for a brief time Wednesday, fire and newspaper officials said. The flames were confined to the plant's main air-conditioning unit and were extinguished within 20 minutes after breaking out about 1:30 p.m., Costa Mesa Fire Department Capt. Scott Broussard said. No one was injured, fire and newspaper officials said.
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May 1, 2000
Writers, photographers and editors from the Los Angeles Times' Orange County edition received more awards than any other publication Sunday in the 45th annual Orange County Press Club Excellence in Journalism awards in Costa Mesa. Among 36 overall awards won by The Times were double winners Paul Carbo and Diane Pucin. Carbo won two first-place trophies for graphics work, while Pucin won for best daily sports story and the David McQuay Award for best column.
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July 30, 1996 | From a Times Staff Writer
Bill Nottingham, previously managing editor at the Los Angeles Times' Orange County Edition, has been named editor of the edition, effective immediately, it was announced Monday by Shelby Coffey III, executive vice president and editor of The Times. Nottingham, whose 11 years with the Times include seven years with the Orange County Edition, will oversee its 170-member editorial staff and will report to Robert G. Magnuson, president of the edition.
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January 29, 2000 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Steven U. Lee, president of The Times' Inland Valley/San Gabriel Valley region, Friday was named president of the newspaper's Orange County edition. Lee, 37, a marketing expert who lives with his family in Irvine, oversaw The Times' creation and marketing in the past year of a section for readers in eastern Los Angeles County and western San Bernardino and Riverside counties. He will continue to supervise those operations until a successor is found.
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May 2, 1997
Los Angeles Times Orange County Edition photojournalist Gail Fisher's photo-essay of inner-city teenagers enrolled in a Santa Ana ballet school was honored Thursday with a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and Times travel writer Christopher Reynolds was named Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of 1997. The prize was for Fisher's 35 pictures that appeared in a special section titled "Shelter on Stage," which chronicled the troubled lives of five youngsters who turned to the St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 2000
Writers, photographers and editors from the Los Angeles Times' Orange County edition received more awards than any other publication Sunday in the 45th annual Orange County Press Club Excellence in Journalism awards in Costa Mesa. Among 36 overall awards won by The Times were double winners Paul Carbo and Diane Pucin. Carbo won two first-place trophies for graphics work, while Pucin won for best daily sports story and the David McQuay Award for best column.
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January 12, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times on Monday appointed a new president for the Orange County Edition. Judith L. Sweeney, 36, is now a consultant with the management firm that has been working with the edition to develop marketing and promotion strategies. She was also appointed a vice president of The Times. Sweeney will oversee day-to-day operation of the business side of the Orange County Edition, which is published in Costa Mesa. She fills a position that was vacated in August when Lawrence M.
NEWS
February 5, 1996
The Times Orange County today inaugurates design and content changes to reflect the presence of Orange County news and features throughout the paper. Orange County Newswatch, which appears on the front page, will serve as a window on stories in other sections. The mastheads of the first four news sections have been modified to emphasize this edition's extensive Orange County coverage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1991
Reporters, editors, graphics designers and photographers from the Times Orange County Edition earned 53 awards, including 18 first-place honors, Saturday night in the 36th Annual Orange County Press Club competition, held at the Holiday Inn Irvine. The Orange County Register took 17 awards, nine of which were first-place honors.
BUSINESS
April 30, 1994
The Los Angeles Times continued to post circulation gains in the key competitive markets of Orange County, the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County, while the newspaper's total circulation declined slightly as expected, newly released figures show. According to figures filed with the Audit Bureau of Circulations for the six months ended March 31, Times daily circulation in Orange County grew by 5,849 copies, or 3%, to 203,975, compared to the same period a year ago.
NEWS
October 4, 1999
Today we introduce the Orange County supersection, a new way of presenting the close-to-home news that matters so much. We designed it as a one-stop guide to everything you need to know in Orange County today, with comprehensive local news and expanded reporting on each day's array of arts, entertainment and leisure activities. We've improved our weather page, increased our coverage of local communities and added features on Orange County dining, destinations and history.
BUSINESS
July 7, 1999
The Los Angeles Times' Orange County business coverage expands today with new regular features providing comprehensive reports on the county's business community and economy. "O.C. Business Plus" will appear Tuesday through Friday on pages C3 and C4 of the Business section. Each day, the pages will feature a comprehensive chart that tracks the performance of the more than 120 Orange County-based companies that trade on the three major stock exchanges.
SPORTS
May 17, 1999
Mike Hiserman has joined The Times Orange County Edition as sports editor. Hiserman, 38, who was sports editor of The Times' Valley and Ventura County editions for almost three years, has been with the newspaper since 1982. As a reporter, Hiserman was part of the team that covered the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and was a member of an award-winning investigative team that looked into sports betting tip services. He graduated from Kennedy High School and attended Cypress and Golden West colleges.
BUSINESS
December 22, 1998
Lawrence M. Riley has been promoted to director of circulation for the Orange County edition of the Los Angeles Times. Riley, 38, has been with The Times since April 1997, when he joined the paper as circulation manager in Orange County. Before that, he was circulation manager at the Bakersfield Californian. Riley began his newspaper career at the San Diego Union-Tribune in 1982 and held a variety of circulation management positions there, including acting director of circulation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1998
This week, The Times Orange County Edition adds a number of features designed to make our Metro section more valuable to our readers: * TODAY: Our award-winning Education Page becomes part of the Wednesday paper. You'll find it on page B2. * THURSDAY: We will continue to offer the Science File on page B2 this day each week. * SATURDAY: We are pleased to introduce a colorful new Religion Page, with increased Orange County news on pages B2 and B3.
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July 17, 1998 | GREGORY MENA
An organization that provides scholarships and sponsors programs for Latino students honored individual and corporate donors at a reception Thursday. Ruben Smith, co-chair of the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund, expressed thanks to major contributors, saying they have "recognized the continuing growth of Orange County's Hispanic population and the need to educate our future job force."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1992
Reporters, editors, graphics designers and photographers from The Times Orange County Edition earned a record 60 awards, including 20 first-place honors, Saturday night in the 37th annual Orange County Press Club competition, held at the Waterfront Hilton. The Orange County Register took 13 awards, six of which were first-place honors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1993
Reporters, editors, graphics designers and photographers from The Times Orange County Edition earned 44 awards, including 17 first-place honors, Saturday night in the 38th Annual Orange County Press Club competition at the Waterfront Hilton. The Orange County Register took 14 awards, five of which were first-place honors. Other local publications that won first-place awards were the Daily Pilot, the Orange County Business Journal, South County News and the Orange County Metropolitan.
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June 6, 1998 | STEVE CARNEY
A dozen individuals and nonprofit groups were honored Friday and given a total of $45,000 for their charitable work throughout Orange County. For the sixth year, the Times Orange County presented its Volunteers of Distinction Awards, this year adding Community Partnership Awards for outstanding charitable organizations. Winners of the individual awards each received $2,500 for their groups.
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