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News links for Saturday, August 19

8 moments of silence More than 300 Marines and civilians gather at Camp Pendleton for a final roll call for comrades and loved ones killed in Iraq (OC Register)

U.S. estimates illegal migrants at 11 million Much to the delight of the Democrats (OC Register)
State Senator Gil Cedillo
Lawmaker persistent on driver’s licenses Senator Cedillo says his 8-year fight to help illegal immigrants isn’t over, though bill is stalled (OC Register)

An educational divide New census figures show that the county is becoming more educated, and that great disparities persist among cities (OC Register)

Pledging their allegiance A Brea family of five exchanges their green cards for citizenship (OC Register)

Truck vendors win lawsuit The judge’s decision voids Santa Ana’s regulations about when food can be sold and how often vehicles must shift spots (OC Register)

Annexation panel splits up An adviser finds Costa Mesa and Newport at an impasse in a land battle (OC Register)

Talks dissolve in cities’ bids at annexation (Daily Pilot)

Mayor’s statements ignore logic, rule of lawSome guy named Mark Korando rips Allan Mansoor, Mayor of Costa Mesa (Daily Pilot)

City tries to quell fears in wake of shootings. Two have been killed and five wounded in Costa Mesa alleys since June (OC Register)

Police step up search after drive-by (Daily Pilot)

Measure N a No Go….No change in term limits for Supervisors after all (Total Buzz)

A million for Romney The OC GOP machine likes Mass. Governor Mitt Romney for President…who knew? (Total Buzz)

Police brutality victim convicted of domestic violence Mission Viejo man awarded more than $200,000 in a police brutality lawsuit convicted of domestic violence (OC Register)

Man gets 13 years for hate crime A Laguna Niguel man who shouted racial slurs and threatened to kill a black man at a Costa Mesa bar was sentenced to 13 years in prison today for hate crime, stalking and other offenses (OC Register)

Asian pastries take a pounding Some say the four-hour shelf life of the delicacies is cumbersome, but health officials say food safety is more important (OC Register)

A raid remembered The failed Dieppe Raid, 64 years ago today, helped prepare the Allies for D-Day (OC Register)

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