Renovations begin for Irvine schools with $319 million bond money


IRVINE Some elementary school students will notice upgrades to their classroom when they return to school next month. Renovations have begun at six of the 28 aging Irvine Unified School District schools that will be upgraded with a $319 million bond voters passed last year. The district plans to…

Angels vs. Nationals, Tuesday game time, TV channels, starting pitchers


NATIONALS at ANGELS When: 7 p.m. Where: Angel Stadium TV: Fox Sports West THE PITCHERS ANGELS RHP JESSE CHAVEZ (5-10, 4.99) vs. Nationals: 0-0, 3.52 At Angel Stadium: 3-7, 3.33 Hates to face: None Loves to face: None NATIONALS RHP EDWIN JACKSON (0-0, 7.20) vs. Angels: 3-4, 4.01 At Angel Stadium:…

Dana Point puts 2 ZIPs on America’s priciest housing list


Realtor.com stats show a pair of ZIP codes around Dana Point among 19 Orange County communities with median listing prices above $1 million for May. Nationwide, 401 ZIP codes had median listing prices above $1 million in May. Southern California had 94 of those seven-figure listings, or roughly…

5 free things to do this week in Orange County, July 16-22


Why sit home because you don’t want to spend any money? Here are five things you can do this week in Orange County that cost nothing at all. SUNDAY, JULY 16 See “Shakespeare By The Sea” at Saddleback College. “Taming of the Shrew” starts at 7:30 p.m. Bring your blankets and low-backed chairs. The…

Newport Beach homes: 2 ZIPs on U.S. list of 20 costliest places to buy


Two Newport Beach ZIPs made the list of 20 priciest U.S. communities to buy a home, according to Realtor.com stats. Newport Coast 92657 and Newport Beach 92661 were also among 19 Orange County communities with median listing prices above $1 million for May. Nationwide, 401 ZIP codes had median…

Indie Bestsellers


The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, July 9, 2017, based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Force, Don Winslow, Morrow, 2. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor…