Today's top stories from behind the Orange Curtain:
Credit Crunch Hits County Investment Pool -- OCR
Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street discounts securities on small portion of county's portfolio.
Nielsen's Plea Deal -- OC Weekly
OC political activist to admit to lewd acts with boys
DeVore Keeping Pay Boost -- DP
Assemblyman Chuck DeVore said he won’t turn down a pay hike despite state budget problems some say could lead to service cuts.
Costa Mesa Mayor Says He'll Endorse Ron Paul -- DP
Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor announced he would officially endorse the candidacy of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, a congressman from Texas.
Frank Mickadeit: Acting Sheriff Too Loyal For Her Own Good -- OCR
Galisky's school of hard knocks
Faculty Accepts Drake's Answers -- DP
UCI’s faculty is satisfied with Chancellor Michael Drake’s explanation for why he fired, hired and rehired the law school’s founding dean.
OC Lags In Job Growth -- DP
Orange County had the lowest job growth this year of any major urban area in California and may soon be mired in a nationwide recession, a group of business leaders said Tuesday at a forum at the Island Hotel.
Canyon Residents Report More Deer In Canyons -- OCR
Residents report an abundance of deer in the canyons, causing car versus deer problems
Immigrants Sue Over Citizenship Delays -- OCR
The lawsuit, which includes plaintiffs from Orange County, was filed after citizenship applications were delayed over FBI name checks.
St. Jude Medical Center Will Expand -- OCR
The Fullerton City Council tonight approves $125 million proposal to add office building, parking structure.
Gordon Dillow: A Toast To Recycled Sewage -- OCR
Water that once had been sewage tastes great, actually.
Lake Forest Elects Mark Tettemer As Mayor -- OCR
The one-year term will begin on Jan. 1.
Webcams Offer Glimpse Of Newport-Mesa Construction -- OCR
Parents and others can see progress of Measure F projects at several schools.
OC Lenders In Subprime Market Disappearing -- OCR
Irvine's Option One Mortgage is latest casualty.
Couple Pumped Up On Natural Gas Cars -- OCR
Fullerton pair installs home fueling system; spend an average $1 per gallon.
'Mr. OCC' Leaving Orange Coast College -- OCR
Jim Carnett to retire after 36-year career.
Clinic Has Fielded 10,000 Visits This Year -- OCR
One patient has been treated for diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure for nearly a decade.
White House Collector To Make Yorba Linda Visit -- OCR
Barry Landau has amassed millions of pieces of memorabilia through his long association with the White House.
NB Council Says No To Trail Because Of Concerns -- DP
The Costa Mesa City Council voted 3-2 to abandon a proposal that would construct a multipurpose trail in a flood channel throughout Costa Mesa during a meeting Tuesday night.