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.
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.
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.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1998 |
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."