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December 22, 1999 | Andre Briscoe, (714) 966-5848
Due to lack of registration, the Recreation and Community Services Department's X-Treem Teen Camp trips to Magic Mountain, Mountain High ski resort and the Block shopping center Dec. 28 to 30 have been canceled. The department will still hold its holiday day camps, Thursdays and Mondays until Dec. 30, at 7821 Walker St. Information: (714) 690-3350.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 2000 | Marissa Espino, (714) 966-5879
The City Council reviewed Tuesday a proposal for an urban village in West Orange that would include houses and corporate buildings on 70 acres. The parcel is east of the Block shopping center. The study was designed to establish an agreeable framework and vision around which the council, landowners, and other interested parties can begin a more specific planning strategy for future development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1999 | JASON KANDEL
An Orange man who allegedly stabbed a co-worker during a fight after hours at the Block shopping center turned himself in Monday night, Orange police said. Jashua Christopher, 25, allegedly pulled a knife during a fistfight and stabbed Thomas Avila, 21, in a parking lot in the early morning hours March 12, police said. Police said that Avila became enraged at Christopher for taking away his beer when a bar closed and challenged him to a fight outside.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 2004 | Dan Weikel, Times Staff Writer
Work began Wednesday on almost $500 million in improvements to the heavily congested Garden Grove Freeway, which has not been substantially upgraded or widened since it opened 37 years ago. The Orange County Transportation Authority wants to remake a 12-mile stretch of the freeway, from its eastern end, at the Costa Mesa Freeway, to Valley View Street near its junction with the San Diego Freeway.
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October 14, 2000 | JACK LEONARD and RICHARD MAROSI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An ongoing police crackdown on gang warfare has lowered violent crime in some of Orange County's toughest neighborhoods, but gang members are now venturing out of their turf and into public spaces where they face less scrutiny. Investigators this week said gang violence is spreading beyond its traditional borders to bars, shopping centers, movie theaters and sometimes along city streets.
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