Today's top stories from behind the Orange Curtain (better late than never edition):
Seeking More Resort Housing -- OCR
Property owners are lining up to seek residential zoning in the resort – a key reason resort businesses are trying to deter homes with a ballot initiative.
Increase In OC's Immigrant Detainees -- LAT
The number has tripled since December, overwhelming the local consulate. Some seeking help there have been deported before.
Water Supply In Good Shape -- OCR
Residents' conservation helps county out of trouble.
A Platform For Debate -- OCR
Conference discusses the fate of unused oil platforms and their surrounding sea life.
March Honors Chavez -- OCR
About 50 Savanna High School students carry Mexican and American flags in early morning tribute to labor leader.
RSM City Council Introduces Zoning Ordinance -- OCR (3/29/07)
The zoning ordinance establishes regulations related to the use of land and resources within the city.
City Eyes Residential Condo Conversions -- DP
Less than two weeks after putting a moratorium on industrial park subdivisions, the Costa Mesa City Council may also temporarily block residential condo conversions while the city beefs up the standards building owners must meet.
Costa Mesa Celebrates Business Leaders -- DP
Honored for his 36-year career at Orange Coast College, Jim Carnett humbly thanked those he worked with at the college throughout the years as he accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce and South Coast Metro Alliance Friday.
World Class Clown Still Disrupts School Work -- LAT
Orange Unified's quirky trustee has worn out his welcome.
Alternative Fuels Fest Rolls Into Anaheim -- LAT
Southern Californians interested in "green" fuels and vehicles can get an eyeful as the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute wraps up its annual national convention.