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Reporter — Orange County Register
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I'm crazy about animals! I ski and mountain bike. Love spicy food and enjoy living on the edge. Also report news for South County for The OC Register.

A trashy fashion statement at Festival of Arts

ocregister.com — LAGUNA BEACH - There was a dress made from water bottles and plastic bags, an outfit made of wood and titanium scraps and a going-out dress made of black cocktail straws and dry cleaner bags. These designs were among the favorites during Saturday's Festival Runway Fashion Show at the Festival of Arts.

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN: Founder, who’s turning 100, quested for fun and adventure

pe.com — The Minarets in the Ansel Adams Wilderness are a prominent feature as skiers ride a lift at the Mammoth Mountain ski area in Mammoth Lakes , MARK RIGHTMIRE, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN CHRONOLOGY 1936 Dave McCoy starts working for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power as a snow surveyor and later as a hydrographer.
Aug 22, 2015

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN: Founder, who’s turning 100, quested for fun and adventure - Press Enterprise pe.com/articles/mccoy…

A real mountain man: Founder of Mammoth is turning 100

ocregister.com — Dave McCoy said he's a fun-loving man, not a businessman. And that quest for fun and adventure, he said, has led to his long and successful life. McCoy, founder of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, turns 100 on Monday.

Laguna Beach council extends moratorium on short-term rentals with the intent to ban all short-stay lodging in residential areas

ocregister.com — LAGUNA BEACH - Vacation sites such as Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway might soon have a gap in vacation rental offerings in one of the most popular seaside towns in Southern California. The Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday unanimously supported extending a moratorium stopping any new short-term rental application approval until Oct.
Aug 19, 2015

Laguna Beach council extends moratorium on short-term rentals and will ban short-stay lodging in residential areas ocregister.com/articles/short…

Lights out for IlluminOcean: Resorts pull funding for popular Dana Point holiday event

ocregister.com — DANA POINT - For Jim Miller, it ranks as the worst news he has had to absorb in his decades running a small business near Dana Point Harbor.

Laguna Beach council lamping down on illegal rentals

ocregister.com — LAGUNA BEACH - Chris Keller plays by the rules. He has two residences in this popular beach town that he offers up as short-term rentals for vacationers, and he said he has been lucky with his results. "It's a great amenity and tax generator for the city," he said.
Aug 18, 2015

Laguna Beach council may crack down on illegal rental homes ocregister.com/articles/city-…

Aug 18, 2015

Laguna Beach council may crack down on illegal rental homes today ocregister.com/articles/city-…

Woman, 52, dies after being found in pool

ocregister.com — MISSION VIEJO - A 52-year-old woman found at the bottom of a home swimming pool late Saturday night has died, the coroner reported. Orange County Sheriff's Department deputies found the woman at around 11:15 p.m. in the 26700 block of Ashford. Deputies first performed CPR on her.

Car-theft suspect arrested after long chase from Garden Grove

ocregister.com — GARDEN GROVE - A man accused of vehicle burglary was arrested after Garden Grove police chased him through much of central Orange County. The incident began at 5:45 a.m. Sunday when a witness alerted police about a car that had just been stolen.
Aug 16, 2015

Car-theft suspect arrested after long chase from Garden Grove ocregister.com/articles/grove…

Record number of pets adopted at OC Animal Care during 'Clear the Shelters' event

ocregister.com — ORANGE - A record number of animals were adopted Saturday at OC Animal Care as part of a national effort known as "Clear the Shelters." At least 300 potential adopters lined up by 6 a.m. at the OC shelter to get first dibs on dogs, cats and rabbits available for $17 during the one-day-only, slashed-adoption-rates event.
Aug 16, 2015

Record number of pets adopted at OC Animal Care during 'Clear the Shelters' event ocregister.com/articles/anima…

Early-morning garage fire damages Garden Grove home

ocregister.com — GARDEN GROVE - An early morning fire Sunday damaged a garage and caused about $60,000 in damage, fire officials said. The fire broke out at around 12:30 a.m. in the 12000 block of Anzio Street, Garden Grove Fire Department Capt. Thanh Nguyen said.
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Aug 16, 2015

Daytona? Nope, Huntington: Photo of car on sand goes viral ocregister.com/articles/beach…

Aug 16, 2015

Anaheim man hospitalized after diving mishap off Laguna Beach ocregister.com/articles/beach…

Aug 16, 2015

Lights out for IlluminOcean: Resorts pull funding for popular Dana Point holiday event ocregister.com/articles/point…

Aug 14, 2015

Want these pets for $17? Orange County animal shelters participate in Clear the Shelters event ocregister.com/articles/anima…

Aug 13, 2015

California Coastal Commission denies appeal to stop brush removal in two canyons in Laguna Beach ocregister.com/articles/city-…

Aug 12, 2015

Coastal Commission to weigh in on plan to weed out canyon vegetation in Laguna Beach ocregister.com/articles/city-…

Aug 10, 2015

Group sets record in marathon swim from Santa Catalina to Laguna Beach ocregister.com/articles/hale-…


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