Three is a charm for Irvine and Santa Ana, as Irvine has been named the third best city in the country for military veterans and Santa Ana has been deemed the third best U.S. city for mid-career veterans, according to separate surveys. Just in time for Veterans Day, the financial site WalletHub.com ... More >>
A veteran Department of Homeland Security officer with the agency's Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unit claims that nepotism and illegal, pro-Asian hiring practices at the agency's Laguna Niguel operation cheated her out of promotions. Foothill Ranch resident Tatiana Abdel-Jabbar file ... More >>
A site that ranks Irvine the No. 4 best place in the United States for pet lovers has Anaheim way down at No. 30, but the municipal box that holds Disneyland does finish tops in the country in specific pet-related categories.
80 years ago, officials deported hundreds of Fullerton residents—and Orange County has tried to forget ever since
The next generation of the city's Cambodian-American community steps up to help its elders—and itself
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And should I call la migra on my neighbor's unsupervised children?
South Coast Rep's staging of the August Wilson standard reminds us why we need more African-Americans in OC
Well here's a timely UC Irvine study in light of today's Weekly cover package: The Southern California Regional Progress Report to be released next week shows the large influx of Asian and Latino immigrants into Southern California in the past 50 years has led to less crime, lower joblessness and ... More >>
Nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants in the U.S. have lived in this country for at least 10 years and nearly half--4.7 million--are parents of minor children, according to a new Pew Hispanic Center study. "Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of ... More >>
When it comes to Valentine's Day fun facts, you could turn to your friendly neighborhood florist, love doctor or pimp. But we like to think outside the heart-shaped box. So here, courtesy of Los Angeles-based 5W Public Relations, we present the following . . .
What, me worry?Ann Marie Habershaw, chief operating officer of the Democratic National Committee, sent out one of those mass emails claiming her party has a plan to do well in the mid-term elections--if the person receiving the message sends back five bucks by tonight. Little did H ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] How much money does Mexican sudor save American diners-and why don't Mexicans shower it off until later?
Photo by Christopher VictorioPark rangers talk with OC Pride participants about the noise at Mason Regional Park in Irvine on Saturday.The crowd was small but boisterous, there was a minor issue with the noise and some participants did not know at first that the showy police presence was for thei ... More >>
You'd think San Diego County's closeness to the Mexican border would make it a natural place for Latinos to call home, but according to the U.S. Census Bureau, San Diego County continues to have the lowest concentration of Latinos among Southern California counties. That's because, immigration tr ... More >>
More immigrants than ever: Bilingual folks ain't so special anymore. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly one in five people living in the United States speaks a language other than English. The number of immigrants in the country is at an all time high at 37.5 million, according to 2006 data ... More >>
After this weekend, Irvine’s Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson just might make mixed martial arts everyone’s favorite spectator sport
Yorba Linda is now the richest city in the United States according to a newly released 2006 U.S. Census Bureau Report. The ultra-chic YL, famous for being the birthplace of Richard Nixon, boasts an impressive median household income of $121,075. That's almost $18,000 above Newport Beach, which onl ... More >>
From Elizabeth Keckley's 1868 memoir, Behind the Scenes: Slavery had its dark side as well as its bright side. Truly, a classic of understatement. And now, the most recent example. From this morning's Reg story "Putting a price on a home": … Californians are mindful of the surge in housing ... More >>
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, "School-age children from Spanish-speaking households in San Diego County and throughout California are gaining English fluency at record rates". While this is excellent news, the news for adults is a little ... More >>
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John Moorlach re-fights Measure H
Census officials join with OCs street vendors to count Latinos