Mar 13, 2010
Short sales may be the next big thing as lenders try to avoid foreclosures in the distressed real estate market. But with no set rules or standard procedures - buyers and sellers never know quite what to expect.
Mar 9, 2010
On March 4, nearly 800 students rallied for four hours around the UC Irvine campus. Budget cuts were only the beginning of a long list of ongoing problems the students want resolved.
Mar 4, 2010
Even during the recession, consumers are still spending tens of billions of dollars on their pets. In Orange County, more and more entrepreneurs are trying to jump in on the action.
Feb 16, 2010
Lavanderías and spray tanning parlors. Brand new BMW's and aging F-150 pickups. Expensive private schools and street gangs. Despite the City of Santa Ana's best efforts, there's no evidence that the divide between its swelling immigrant population and its upper middle class is narrowing.
Feb 8, 2010
Nearly half the homes on the market in the exclusive south Orange County community of Ladera Ranch are either bank-owned or up for short sale. The situation will only worsen if a predicted second wave of foreclosures hits this year.
Feb 4, 2010
One could easily mistake the maintenance yard of Capistrano Unified for a yellow school bus graveyard. It's populated by a defunct fleet of coaches that once carried thousands of kids to school on the district's 62 bus routes.