It's a Quick Read 26: Weekend and Monday Dealie
Orange County Register: Local law-enforcement officials, business leaders, lawmakers and educators meet at Chapman University Tuesday to wipe out a scourge on polite Orange County society: "sexting." . . . The first pitch of the Angels' season is thrown tonight, and Jeff Miller columnizes they won't make the playoffs. . . . Downtown Disney's Mouse of Blues kills an April 15 gig by Daath, a self-described anti-religious hardcore metal band out of Atlanta. . . . Jonathan Huynh, 20, of Mission Viejo, is arrested in the strangling death of his 20-year-old girlfriend Kate Sue Yi, a Cal State Long Beach nursing student. . . . Richard O'Neill, the 85-year-old patriarch of the family that owns the Rancho Mission Viejo Co. and the "father of the Democratic Party in Orange County," dies.
Los Angeles Times: Wilbert Dale Garcia, a 49-year-old Orange County sheriff's deputy, is arrested in Murrieta on suspicion of raping and the continued sexual abusing of a 14-year-old child. Garcia, who patrolled the Laguna Niguel area, has been placed on administrative leave. . . . Anaheim officials are debating whether to grant tax breaks to the developer of a high-end hotel near Disneyland. . . . Vietnamese Americans who have been labeled communists in Little Saigon are suing their alleged red-baiting accusers for slander and harassment. . . . With the fifth season of her Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County spinoff premiering tonight, Lauren Conrad is looking beyond her final season on MTV's reality show The Hills. How about looking to The Valley, as in the San Fernando Valley, whose dominant film industry seems best suited for Conrad's, erm, talents. . . . Elliott: the Ducks battle the Sharks and their reputation in 3-2 loss. Anaheim's playoff prospects are now murky. . . .
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