It's a Quick Read 22: Weekend and Monday Edition
Orange County Register: Robbins: The chance of dying in Orange County from a natural disaster is relatively low. This is based on a study Fox News cheerily lables "the death map." . . . Wisckol: A 59-year-old Aliso Viejo woman's description of kissing President Barack Obama on his cheek at the March 18 Costa Mesa town hall drew a firestorm of criticism on the Reg Buzz blog. . . . Lansner: The gap between rents and monthly mortgage payments is narrowing. Maybe a glimmer of hope for a housing rebound, maybe not. Greenhut: Government "solutions" will only kill the newspaper business. Orange County Register editorial: Irvine Councilman and Great Park board chairman Larry Agran's words prove the Register was correct to label the project "the Great Pork."
Los Angeles Times: Photographer Allen J. Schaben shoots the weekend Persian New Year celebration in Irvine. . . . A judge issued a gang injunction Friday against suspected members of Orange's Varrio Cypress gang. . . . Four OC men were charged in the gang rape of a 13-year-old girl. Near as we can tell, none of the suspects is the son of a high-ranking Sheriff's Department official. . . . Devon Eileen Abbott, 33, is sentenced to a year of house arrest for planting drugs and a gun in the trunk of the car belonging to her estranged husband, a popular Sunny Hills High School history teacher. . . . The mother of a child diagnosed with ADHD warns parents to be skeptical of a drug company's Facebook page on the disorder.