Top news of the day in the OC

Costa Mesa narrows police chief search to two candidates (Register and Daily Pilot) A Long Beach deputy police chief and a Phoenix police commander are the two finalists in the search for the city’s next police chief, officials said Monday.

Losing to Veto, O.C. PBS Affiliate’s Backers Vow to Fight On (Times) The governor rejects an exception to the highest-bidder rule in a long-running fight with a religious broadcaster trying to buy the station.

Sister-city quandary continues to be thorn for Irvine leaders (Register) Councilman says he’s disappointed in August response from Chinese official.

Seal Beach City Council bans 3-story homes (Register) The Seal Beach City Council votes to limit residences’ height in Old Town in an effort to preserve the area’s character.

Bomb Threat Delays Train in Fullerton (Times) About 200 passengers were evacuated from an Amtrak train for more than three hours Monday after an anonymous caller warned officials of a bomb stashed on board.

Off-duty officer’s shots end car chase (Register) Guadalupe Martinez, an unlicensed motorist with a history of drunken driving, led police on a chase after allegedly trying to run over several children and a motorcycle officer on Sunday. The chase ended when an off-duty Huntington Beach officer shot at the fleeing driver.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s office burns in La Habra (Register) Items for cystic fibrosis charity auction are destroyed.

How the concrete crumbles at old El Toro base (Register) El Toro base runway demolition now set to begin in November after delays.

Big week ahead for Anaheim (Register) Anaheim enters a busy week as the 150th anniversary celebration kicks off.

Westminster resident fights City Hall for palms (Register) Westminster City Council allows resident to keep palm trees on right of way behind his property.

22 connector knocked down (Register) A new eastbound connector to the Santa Ana (5) Freeway and the Orange (57) Freeway opened a week earlier.

Top Opinion Links of the Day

Today’s editorial: The governor’s pumped-up ballot (Register) Vote no on state infrastructure bonds, which will run up debt and provide little in return.

Foley’s Red Lights (Times) Editorial: The disgraced congressman’s behavior should have been flagged much earlier.

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