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Irvine homebuying mild in October! 11 facts to know – OCRegister

December 15, 2017 12:38:00 am | 0 Comments

Here are Irvine highlights of ReportsOnHousing house-hunting data for resales of existing detached and attached residences in the community. This analysis includes October trends based on closed sales: sale counts; average price vs. average list price; highest and lowest price paid in the month; average cost per square foot and average size; plus, based on…

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California issues 1st licenses for legal pot market – San Francisco Chronicle

December 14, 2017 11:34:34 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s legal marijuana market is finally, fitfully, taking shape. The state on Thursday issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use pot, just 18 days before legal sales will begin on Jan. 1. The 20 temporary licenses — some of which were for the previously existing medical…

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High School Roundup: Burzell's hot third quarter sends Laguna Beach into Charlie Wilkins semifinals – Los Angeles Times

December 14, 2017 10:23:08 pm | 0 Comments

Blake Burzell produced 18 of his 24 points in the third quarter, and the Laguna Beach High boys’ basketball team came away with a 63-49 victory over San Bernardino Cajon on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Charlie Wilkins Memorial Tournament at Westminster High. “I just let the game come to me,” Burzell said.…

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Krue Karnbach – Hi-Desert Star

December 14, 2017 10:20:21 pm | 0 Comments

Krue Karnbach was born in Oregon on April 12, 1995, and grew up in Landers from the age of 3. He attended Landers Elementary School, La Contenta Middle School and Yucca Valley High School. He was employed with Dollar Tree as customer service and spent all of his spare time with his soul mate, Natalie…

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Sleepy driver destroys light pole – Hi-Desert Star

December 14, 2017 10:20:21 pm | 0 Comments

YUCCA VALLEY — Two Twentynine Palms residents were transported to Hi-Desert Medical Center for treatment of injuries following a single-vehicle traffic accident here Wednesday night, Dec. 13. Aijon Carrllo, 21, was driving and Heidi Romo, 20, was the passenger in the accident that took place at about 9:10 p.m. on Twentynine Palms Highway and Elk…

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TPWD considers legislative principals – Hi-Desert Star

December 14, 2017 10:20:21 pm | 0 Comments

TWENTYNINE PALMS — The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors will consider adoption of legislative and regulatory committee policy principals when they meet in regular session this week. Those principles call on state legislators to consider local conditions when examining state-wide water legislation. Board members will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, in…

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Sacramento Airport's new solar farm to produce 30% of it's electricity – KCRA Sacramento

December 14, 2017 9:09:00 pm | 0 Comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Sacramento International Airport has flipped the switch to the largest solar farm of any airport in the state. The 20,000-acre facility is replacing an overflow parking lot outside Terminal A. Advertisement With more than 23,000 panels, it will produce 30 percent of the airport’s electricity — more than any other airport…

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Snoopy House opens for 51st year in Costa Mesa – Los Angeles Times

December 14, 2017 9:02:45 pm | 0 Comments

It’s a Charlie Brown Christmas again in Costa Mesa. The 51st annual Snoopy House — a holiday tradition boasting festive displays including characters from Charles Schulz’s iconic “Peanuts” comic strip — opened to the public Thursday evening at City Hall. Snoopy House is open from 5:30 to 9 p.m. daily through Dec. 23, also featuring…

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Strong winds may have contributed to Santa Ana building fire where man was found dead – OCRegister

December 14, 2017 8:25:09 pm | 0 Comments

SANTA ANA — A Dec. 6 fire in a building where a 67-year-old man was found dead may have started when strong Santa Ana winds pushed embers from an earlier, nearby blaze on to the structure, authorities said. The victim of the 9 p.m. fire in the 1500 block of East Edinger Avenue near Grand Avenue…

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Palm Lane Elementary Becomes the First Conversion School In Orange County, CA – VoiceofOC

December 14, 2017 8:20:52 pm | 0 Comments

By tsears | 5 hours ago The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. For Immediate Release Contact: New Century Charter Public School (657) 201-7695  founders@newcenturyschools.org Palm Lane Elementary Becomes the First Conversion School In Orange County, CA…

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