What’s up today in the OC?

GOP Endorsements Carry Price Tag (Times) A new arm of O.C.’s Republican Party charges incumbents $200 if they want a shot at an early nod. Some consider it a shakedown.

Finance watchdog seeks reform (Register) Countywide campaign finance ballot measure gaining steam.

Term limits fail to retire politicians (Register) Officials forced from one post often get elected to another.

City leader seeks military-aid program (Daily Pilot) After seeing her brother deployed to Iraq earlier this year, Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Katrina Foley wants to encourage the city to support its residents who serve in the military.

In with the new at Capistrano Unified high schools (Register) Capistrano Unified high schools start the school year with several notable additions, from an 11th-grade laptop program to two lacrosse teams.

Classrooms of their own (Daily Piliot) Biology text books and boxes lined walls in a portable while Early College High School science teacher Candace Leuthold unpacked a box containing specimens in glass jars.

Waiting on the winds (Register) Santa Ana winds should kick up in October and November, increasing fire danger for an already hot, dry Orange County.

Anaheim hotels rank No. 1 (Register) Visitor bureau’s numbers show that the city beat competing markets for increase in hotel occupancy since the beginning of 2002.

Progressive Christians start O.C. chapter (Register) Progressive Christians’ group wants to add their voice to the public debate.

Church organizes picnic aimed at those who’ve suffered broken spirits (Register)

COSTA MESA CITY COUNCIL PREVIEW (Daily Pilot) Here are some items the council will consider today.

Hong Kong Disneyland Misses Target (Times) HONG KONG

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