Today's top stories from behind the Orange Curtain:
Where to see fireworks this Fourth of July -- OCR
Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, outdoor concerts, food, early morning fun runs and other events for the whole family.
Man gets prison for high-speed crash -- OCR
'There is no bringing Brianna back,' mom tells driver. 'You have caused our family a lifetime of pain and needless suffering'
Woohoo! I got an iPhone! I got an iPhone! -- OCR
After 26 hours in line at Apple store, Mac addict gets what she came for.
Rainy season slinks away -- OCR
Santa Ana records only 2.2'' of precipitation.
Ex-choir director arrested on sex charges -- OCR
Albert Lee Schildknecht accused of molesting a 16-year-old student more than a decade ago.
Family of missing O.C. priest finds clue -- OCR
Crews are searching the Oregon coast for a priest and his companion after relatives discovered the names of the missing pair on a cheese factory guestbook.
Bumpy Black Star Canyon Road improved -- OCR
Recent repairs have made the road safer for emergency vehicles, recreational users.
Heavy holiday travel expected -- OCR
John Wayne Airport officials recommend arriving 2 hours early through next week during July 4 crunch.
Record white seabass speared -- OCR
The world record for a white seabass caught on rod and reel is 83.75 pounds. So when anglers see this, jaws are likely to drop and more concerted efforts will probably be made to pursue these kings of croaker along our coast.
Police fatally shoot driver -- OCR
Man rammed police cruisers at end of 3-mile chase from Newport Beach into Costa Mesa, officials said.
Foothill Ranch man will spend life in prison for torturing wife -- OCR
Prince Edward Maryland, 42, was sentenced today to 144 years and eight months in prison for beating and torturing his then-wife over a four-day period.
Chaplain answers toughest calls -- OCR
When Roger Rustad walked down the Mission Hospital hallway the nurses hugged him, their silent faces lined in sadness.
Capistrano sues Laguna Niguel -- OCR
Lawsuit seeks to halt development of ridgeline.
The ultimate PTA mom -- OCR
Anaheim's Jan Harp Domene, is set to serve as national president of Parent Teacher Association.
Motorcyclist dies in 91 freeway crash -- OCR
CHP investigating wreck.
Hong Kong theme park outsmarts the mouse -- LAT
As Disneyland sputters, a revived Ocean Park is making a comeback as the local choice.
Judge orders man to leave Irvine mosque alone -- LAT
Worshipers say they reported him to authorities after he asked to become a convert and began talking about jihad.
Prosecutors guilty of playing with man's compensation -- LAT
The law says James Ochoa is owed money for a false conviction. But the attorney general's office is hedging.
O.C. toll road to raise off-peak rates -- LAT
The limited increase comes months after a raise in the peak-hour tolls.
Brookstreet is getting a look from regulators -- LAT
The Irvine brokerage's founder says SEC and NASD officials have been going through the failing firm's records.
Shoppers hold the line -- DP
iPhone, which retails more than $500, causes stir among customers, who wait in line all night to buy it on first day of release.
Council contemplates community garden sale -- DP
The community garden at Hamilton and Charle streets in Costa Mesa could be on its way out. The City Council on Tuesday will decide whether to negotiate with a developer who wants to buy the 20,260-square-foot parcel
Newport City Council retains commissioners -- DP
Newport Beach City Council members installed nine people on city boards and commissions at their meeting Tuesday, mostly re-appointing sitting members to new four-year terms.