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California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
New Store in Laguna Niguel Sells Vintage Luggage

New Store in Laguna Niguel Sells Vintage Luggage

Variety of Vintage Suitcases all on SALE. Pieces include Vintage Leather, Tweed, Composition, Metal & Tin! Perfect for a Vintage Wedding!
Eat a Chocolate Chip Cookie, Donate to Children's Hospital of O.C.

Eat a Chocolate Chip Cookie, Donate to Children's Hospital of O.C.

The fundraiser is at all Chick-fil-A Orange County locations on Friday.
Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Employees at participating stores will be serving 12 ounce servings of their juices blended with whole foods, such as yogurt.
Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

The deal will create a network of 2,000-plus stores, 27 distribution warehouses and more than 250,000 employees across western states.
Cockroach Infestation Shuts Down Surfin' Cowboy

Cockroach Infestation Shuts Down Surfin' Cowboy

Health inspectors allowed the Capo Beach restaurant to reopen later the same day. Some food exposed to pesticides had to be discarded.
Sally Beauty Supply Stores Reveal Credit Card Data Breach

Sally Beauty Supply Stores Reveal Credit Card Data Breach

The national chain is cooperating with Secret Service.
The End of Guacamole as We Know It?

The End of Guacamole as We Know It?

Chipotle tells investors climate change is affecting the price of avocados and a favorite Mexican dip hangs in the balance.
Laguna Niguel Business Owes State Almost Half Mil in Taxes

Laguna Niguel Business Owes State Almost Half Mil in Taxes

A local business was named on the state's latest list of the "top 500 sales and use tax delinquencies," released Tuesday.
Storm Floods, Closes Laguna Niguel Restaurant

Storm Floods, Closes Laguna Niguel Restaurant

Health inspectors have to shut down Thai Bite when the floor sinks backed up.
No More Hot Dogs and Coffee at This Gas Station

No More Hot Dogs and Coffee at This Gas Station

County health inspectors limit the Chevron station at Camino Capistrano to prepackaged foods only.
Nuke Shut Down: Edison Taps UC Prof as Liaison to Public

Nuke Shut Down: Edison Taps UC Prof as Liaison to Public

David Victor will serve as chairman of a new Community Engagement Panel formed to educate and involve the public.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Who's Hiring Near Laguna Niguel and Dana Point this Week?

Who's Hiring Near Laguna Niguel and Dana Point this Week?

The latest employment opportunities from Patch partner CareerBuilder.
Passenger Traffic Increased at John Wayne in December

Passenger Traffic Increased at John Wayne in December

But total aircraft operations decreased in December when compared to the same month last year.