Top news of the day in the OC

For honor guard, the rites are personal this time (Register) Unit aids funerals across nation, but knew some men killed in this blaze.

Anaheim weighs more housing or pleasing Disney (Times) The city and parks have had a cozy relationship. But a plan for 1,500 condos and apartments in the resort area has put the two at odds.

Anaheim is looking at condo plan on NFL site (Times) The city is reviewing several ideas for the 50-acre plot after talks about football cool.

College mailer a mystery (Daily Pilot) A mailer this week endorsing candidates for the Coast Community College District board of trustees appears to be connected to the Christian broadcaster embroiled in a legal dispute with the district over public TV station KOCE.

Battling voter apathy (Register) At O.C. campuses, college students work to bring belief in the democratic process to disaffected peers.

SUNDAY STORY: Crowded Ballot (Daily Pilot) Tuesday could be an historic day in Newport-Mesa.

Kerry’s slip about troops has audience (Register) Gordon Dillow’s take on Kerry’s GOP-bolstering faux pas.

‘Pot docs’ putting themselves at risk (Register) Ten years after state legalized medical marijuana, provision requiring written doctor’s approval creates a legal conflict.

When dreams came true (Register) The GI Bill fostered growth and left its imprint on an emerging America.

Grief and hope mingle at Irvine walk (Register) Families gather to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s research and care.

Election night is one of suspense outside O.C. (Register) Dena Bunis writes about the big congressional races throughout the country.

Top Opinion Links of the Day:

Guest Column 1: These bonds are bad ideas (Register) State government gets enough money to pay for infrastructure, if it ran more lean.

Our corrupt system is voter-proof (Register) Steven Greenhut writes “Many Americans have a nagging sense that the political system is an entirely corrupt enterprise.” He’s right – that is particularly the case in Santa Ana…

Show up on Tuesday (Times) Editorial: Why Californians should bother to vote next week, including a re-cap of our endorsements and why Prop. 90 would be especially bad for California.

Reasons to bother (Times) It’s tempting to give in to election fatigue, but that means someone else gets to make the big decisions.

Campaign ad nauseam (Times) As candidates sling whatever mud they can, the real issues of the day aren’t addressed.

The cost of voting by mail (Times) How the rapid growth of absentee voting is changing elections, and not necessarily for the better.

COMMENTS & CURIOSITIES: Election Day voting made easy (Daily Pilot) I know. You hate it. But you have to do it. “Do what?” you ask. “Vote,” I answer. Voting is your duty. It’s what keeps us free, keeps us strong, keeps the politicians in office and keeps the political consultants employed


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