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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1998
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jeff Brazil has been named city editor of the Orange County Edition, effective today. Brazil, 36, who joined The Times' Orange County Edition in 1993, most recently worked in Los Angeles, where he spent the last 2 1/2 years on the Metro projects team. "Jeff is a superb journalist who knows Orange County and really cares about what happens here," said Lennie La Guire, editor of the Orange County Edition.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1997 | J.R. MOEHRINGER
Eighteen of the county's most dedicated volunteers were honored Tuesday, and their charities were awarded $36,000. In the fifth year of its annual "Volunteers of Distinction" awards, The Times Orange County presented $5,000 to each winners' charity in six categories.
NEWS
October 27, 1991 | JIM NEWTON and MARK LANDSBAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As county supervisors cleared the way for a decade-long housing boom that changed the face of Orange County, millions of dollars poured into their campaign coffers from development interests, many of which stood to profit from that growth.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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
May 11, 1994 | ANDREW LePAGE
One volunteer provides guidance to abused children. Others raise funds for the arts or deliver meals to the elderly and infirm. Such acts of charity and the spirit of volunteerism demonstrated by 15 individuals were honored Tuesday at the second annual Volunteers of Distinction Award, sponsored by The Times Orange County. The Times created the awards to encourage volunteerism in the community.
BUSINESS
December 27, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This was the year when the 1980s came back to haunt us. Whether the blame lies with the end of the Cold War, the rising national debt or the Los Angeles riots, Orange County's economy suffered. It was a victim of past excesses. The recovery never took hold. Charles H. Keating Jr., former owner of Irvine-based Lincoln Savings & Loan, was sentenced to the maximum: a decade in jail. Glitzy retailers shut down, undercut in a saturated and overbuilt retail market by discount power centers.
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
March 31, 1992 | MARK LANDSBAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three residents who alleged in a lawsuit that San Juan Capistrano City Manager Stephen B. Julian and council members misused public funds dropped their suit on Monday, and in return the city officials dropped their countersuit. Both sides agreed not to renew the legal actions in a settlement approved by Superior Court Judge David C. Velasquez. However, a trial date was set for July 27 in the year-old legal dispute that pits attorney Carlos F.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1998 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times Business section was named one of the best in the nation Tuesday in the annual Society of American Business Editors and Writers business journalism contest. The Times Orange County edition also received an honorable mention in the spot news category for its coverage of Merrill Lynch & Co.'s agreement to pay $30 million stemming from its role in the Orange County bankruptcy.
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