BC-OC Weekly Budget
Date: 04-10-2008 6:44 PM - Word Count: 3102

BC-OC Weekly Budget
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   Eds: Here is a listing of Orange County budget items for April 13-19,
provided for your planning purposes. The events will be supplemented in daily
budgets and may be revised as the week progresses.

   Sunday

   1 p.m. COSTA MESA - ``The Phantom of the Opera'' will continue at the
Orange County Performing Artscenter, through Saturday. Segerstrom Hall. 600
Town Center Drive. Contact: Tim Dunn, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4209; Heather Cho,
(714) 556-2122, ext. 4710.

   2 p.m. LAGUNA BEACH - The world premiere production of ``Brownstone''
will continue at the Laguna Playhouse through April 27. The play tells the
unfolding stories of three different sets of people over three contrasting
eras. 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Contact: Christopher Trela, director of
communications, (949) 497-2787, ext. 220.

   2 p.m. YORBA LINDA - The Placentia Community Chorus will perform at the
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd. Contact:
Sandy Quinn, library's PIO, (714) 364-1153.

   2:30 p.m. COSTA MESA - The world premiere of ``What They Have'' will
continue its run at the South Coast Repertory. 655 Town Center Drive. Contact:
Whitney Marcus, PR, (714) 708-5560.

   7 p.m. ANAHEIM - Fab Four and the Wings Band will perform a tribute to
Paul McCartney. The Grove of Anaheim, 2200 E. Katella Ave. Contact: Carrie
Steen, director of marketing, (714) 712-2703.

   7 p.m. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Mike Peters of the Alarm will take the
stage at the Coach House. 33157 Camino Capistrano. Contact: (949) 496-8930.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - The Family Force 5's Skeletour and The Rock N Roll
Champions of the Universe  featuring The Maine and Ivoryline will make a stop
at the House of Blues at Downtown Disney. 1530 S. Disneyland Drive. Contact:
Trisha Newcomb, HOB, (714) 520-2319.

   Monday

   9 a.m. ORANGE - The Orange County Transportation Authority will hold a
public hearing on proposed bus route changes. 550 S. Main St. Contact: Joel
Zlotnik, OCTA's PIO, (714) 560-5713.

   9 a.m. NEWPORT BEACH - Arraignment is set for Elijah L. Ferguson, who is
charged with driving under the influence and causing a collision that killed
Dr. Michael Sein, chief radiologist of Coastal Communities Hospital. Dept. H2,
Harbor Justice Center, 4601 Jamboree Road. Contact: (949) 476-4702.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Testimony will continue in the trial of Janet Sue and
Ronald Edward Reiswig, who are charged with stealing the identity of an
elderly woman and defrauding her of more than $500,000 by selling her
illegitimate securities. Dept. C43, Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center
Drive. Contact: (714) 834-2126.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Jury deliberations will resume in the trial of former
kennel attendant Frank Bojoquez Jr. He is accused of sexually assaulting
female inmates who were assigned to work duties at the animal shelter as part
of their sentences. Dept. C44, Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center
Drive. Contact: (714) 834-5107.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Testimony will continue in the trial of Samantha
Rothwell, who is accused of fatally shooting a man during a birthday party in a
Huntington Beach hotel. Dept. C34, Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center
Drive. Contact: (714) 834-2264.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Jury deliberations are scheduled to begin in the
trial of Brandon Turner, who is accused, along with two other men, of killing a
suspected drug dealer in a plot to steal money and cocaine on Super Bowl Sunday
2006. The other two men are scheduled to stand trial in June. Dept. C30,
Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714) 834-5201.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Testimony will continue in the court trial of Andrew
Fusco, who is accused of beating and torturing his month-old son. Dept. C39,
Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714) 834-4683.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Time qualifying of prospective jurors is set to begin
in the trial of Benjamin Watta. He is accused of raping and killing a Seal
Beach woman in 1980. Watta was serving a 10-year sentence for attempted murder
when he was allegedly linked to the murder through DNA. Dept. C41, Central
Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714) 834-4565.

   9:30 a.m. SANTA ANA - Sentencing is set for Allen Raymond Johnson, who
pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering charges involving convicted
co-defendant Kenneth Ketner, who masterminded a $9.2 million mortgage fraud
scheme. Courtroom 10C, U.S. District Court, 411 W. Fourth St. Contact:
Assistant U.S. Attorney Kenneth Julian, (714) 338-3537.

   10 a.m. SANTA ANA - Arraignment is set for Reed Kyle Diehl, a former
contract Mater Dei High School offensive line coach, who is accused of bilking
millions of dollars in an investment scheme. Courtroom 6A or 6B, U.S. District
Court, 411 W. Fourth St. Contact: Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Staples, (714)
338-3535.

   1:30 p.m. SANTA ANA - Sentencing is set for former Anaheim City
Councilman Richard Chavez, who pleaded guilty to personal tax evasion. He could
face up to five years in prison. Courtroom 9D, U.S. District Court, 411 W.
Fourth St. Contact: Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Meyer, (714) 754-6500.

   5:30 p.m. CYPRESS - The Cypress City Council will meet. Agenda includes
consideration of the removal of a commissioner from the city's Traffic
Commission for missing four out of seven meetings. Council Chamber, 5275 Orange
Ave. Contact: (714) 229-6683.

   7 p.m. ORANGE - Author Davis Schneiderman will read from his books,
``Multifesto; A Henri d'Mescan Reader'' and ``Abecedarium,'' as part of the
2008 John Fowles Literary Forum at Chapman University. Leatherby Libraries, One
University Drive. Contact: Mary Platt, college PIO, (714) 628-7271.

   Tuesday

   8:30 a.m. ANAHEIM - Local high school students will take part in ``Youth
in Government Day,'' in which they work with city officials in a department
of their choice and gain knowledge of the inner workings of local government.
The participants will shadow staff and participate in a mock City Council
meeting. Downtown Community Center, 250 E. Center St. Contact: Marty De Sollar,
external affairs manager, (714) 765-5092; Liz Hernandez, PIO, (714) 765-5219.

   9:30 a.m. SANTA ANA - The Orange County Board of Supervisors will meet
in regular session. The supervisors are expected to approve, retroactively to
Feb. 24, a salary increase for County Counsel Ben de Mayo. Hearing Room, Hall
of Administration, 10 Civic Center Plaza. Contact: Pat Markley, county PIO,
(714) 834-6203.

   6 p.m. COSTA MESA - Mayor Eric Bever will honor Costa Mesa police Sgt.
Vic Bakkila with the April 2008 Mayor's Award for addressing community concerns
at Lions Park and helping increase a woman's quality of life. Council Chamber,
77 Fair Drive. Contact: Carol Proctor, city analyst, (714) 754-5688.

   6 p.m. SANTA ANA - In its ninth annual gathering, Hispanic Catholics of
the Diocese of Orange and Jews from Temple Beth Sholom will celebrate Passover
by partaking in a seder meal together and talking about their similarities and
differences. 2625 N. Tustin Ave. Contact: Ryan Lilyengren, Diocese PIO, (714)
282-3075.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - Rick Ortiz will present the Best of Metal Tributes at
the House of Blues at Downtown Disney. 1530 S. Disneyland Drive. Contact:
Trisha Newcomb, HOB, (714) 520-2319.

   8 p.m. COSTA MESA - The ensemble group Eighth Blackbird will perform new
classical music at the Samueli Theatre. 615 Town Center Drive. Contact: Tim
Dunn, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4209; Heather Cho, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4710.

   8 p.m. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - David Wilcox and David Jeremiah will
headline a concert at the Coach House. 33157 Camino Capistrano. Contact: (949)
496-8930.

   Midnight SANTA ANA - Post offices in Santa Ana will accept mail until
midnight for an April 15 postmark to help customers meet the income tax filing
deadline. Facilities at 3101 W. Sunflower Ave. and 2201 N. Grand Ave. Contact:
Richard Maher, (714) 662-6350.

   Wednesday

   8 a.m. IRVINE - The ``Keeping the Promise'' 2008 Veterans' Business Expo
will allow veterans to network and learn about entrepreneurship and their
qualification for various programs. Irvine Hyatt Regency, 17900 Jamboree Road.
Contact: Rick Reed, PR, (916) 704-0080.

   7 p.m. FULLERTON - Timothy Naftali, director of the Richard Nixon
Presidential Library and Museum, will speak about the changes at the library
and the challenge of encapsulating four or eight years of a presidential term
in a national institution. Fullerton Main Library, 353 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Contact: Maureen Gebelein, director, (714) 738-6383; Sylvia Palmer Mudrick,
PIO, (714) 738-6317.

   7 p.m. IRVINE - UC Irvine's ninth Latin American Festival will kick off
two weeks of Latino movie screenings, beginning with the showing of ``El
Brindis'' (``To Life''). UCI, University Drive, Lucille Kuehn Auditorium,
Humanities Instructional Building. Contact: Michael Harrison, film festival
committee member, (619) 972-9168.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - Sean Healy will present Anaheim Live at the House of
Blues at Downtown Disney. 1530 S. Disneyland Drive. Contact: Trisha Newcomb,
HOB, (714) 520-2319.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - ``The Invaluable Darkness Part 2 - Legions of the
Chosen Few'' will feature Norwegian group Dimmu Borgir and Behemoth/Keep of
Kalessin taking the stage at The Grove of Anaheim. 2200 E. Katella Ave.
Contact: Carrie Steen, director of marketing, (714) 712-2703.

   8 p.m. IRVINE - Lura will bring Cape Verde Island music to the Barclay
Theatre, combining French Afro-pop, Brazilian rhythms and traditional African
music. 4242 Campus Drive. Contact: Karen Drews Hanlon, PIO, (949) 854-4607.

   Thursday

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - AIDS Services Foundation Orange County and Libreria
Martinez will team up to present a Latino community forum on HIV/AIDS. Contact
says 52 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of AIDS are within the Latino
community. Libreria Martinez Books and Art Gallery, 1110 N. Main St. Contact:
Doug Vogel, (949) 809-8763.

   10 a.m. SANTA ANA - The Orange County Human Relations Commission will
release its 2007 annual report on hate crimes in the county, while hosting a
panel of speakers. Building B, 1300 S. Grand Ave. Contact: Rusty Kennedy,
commission, (714) 567-7465.

   11 a.m. COSTA MESA - The inaugural class of 2008 ``Classified School
Employees of the Year'' will be recognized at an Orange County Department of
Education meeting. Out of 60 applicants, six were selected, contact says. 200
Kalmus Drive. Contact: Nicole Savio, (714) 966-4385.

   6:30 p.m. DANA POINT - Artist and environmentalist Wyland will give an
``Artist by the Sea'' lecture at the Ocean Institute. The evening event will
include a look at Wyland's documentary work with the Discovery Channel and his
role as the official artist for the U.S. Olympic Team, contact says. 24200 Dana
Point Harbor Drive. Contact: Jim Graves, PIO, (949) 719-0588.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - The Grove of Anaheim will present a performance by 3
Doors Down. 2200 E. Katella Ave. Contact: Carrie Steen, director of marketing,
(714) 712-2703.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - The House of Blues at Downtown Disney will present Mest
``One Night Stand.'' 1530 S. Disneyland Drive. Contact: Trisha Newcomb, HOB,
(714) 520-2319.

   8 p.m. COSTA MESA - Violinist Hilary Hahn will make a stop at the Renee
& Henry Segerstrom Hall to perform a Beethoven violin concerto with the Pacific
Symphony. 615 Town Center Drive. Contact: Contact: Tim Dunn, (714) 556-2122,
ext. 4209; Heather Cho, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4710.

   8 p.m. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers and the
Laurie Morvan Band will take the stage at the Coach House. 33157 Camino
Capistrano. Contact: (949) 496-8930.

   Friday

   8 a.m. FULLERTON - A health conference addressing the relationship
between nutrition, obesity and disease will be presented at Cal State
Fullerton. Nutritional scientist Cheryl Rock, a UC San Diego professor, will
deliver the keynote address, titled, ``Nutrition and Wellness: A Novel and
Multidisciplinary Approach.'' Room 199, Kinesiology and Health Science
Building, CSUF, 800 N. State College Blvd. Contact: Archana McEligot, (714) 278-
8394.

   9 a.m. FULLERTON - Sentencing is scheduled for Angel Montero Avila, who
was convicted of second-degree murder stemming from the deaths of three people
in a crash that occurred while he was fleeing from police. Dept. N13, North
Justice Center, 1275 N. Berkeley Ave. Contact: (714) 773-4527.

   9 a.m. NEWPORT BEACH - Arraignment is scheduledfor Fox sportscaster Josh
Booty, who is accused of DUI. Dept. H8, Harbor Justice Center, 4601 Jamboree
Road. Contact: (949) 476-4708.

   9 a.m. FULLERTON - A pretrial hearing is set for Richard and Phillip
Cunningham, a father and son pastor accused of stealing more than $3 million
from their church and an affiliated school in Yorba Linda. Dept. N3, North
Justice Center, 1275 N. Berkeley Ave. Contact: (714) 773-4636.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Sentencing is set for Huy Ngoc Nguyen, a longtime
community leader of the Orange County Lunar New Year festivities. He was
convicted of raping a woman and molesting a 13-year-old girl. Dept. C41,
Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714) 834-4565.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - A motions hearing is set for retired Capistrano
Unified Superintendent James Flemming and former Assistant Superintendent Susan
McGill, who are accused of misuse of public funds for allegedly creating an
``enemies'' list of parents who signed petitions that supported a recall of
seven members of the Capistrano Unified School District Board of Trustees.
Dept. C36, Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714)
834-3680.

   9 a.m. WESTMINSTER - Sentencing is set for Michael Rama, a caregiver who
pleaded guilty in connection with the assault on a disabled man. Dept. W18,
West Justice Center, 8141 13th St. Contact: (714) 896-7355.

   1:30 p.m. SANTA ANA - Sentencing is set for Jose Ignacio Avina, who at
14 years old was the youngest defendant in Orange County to be charged as an
adult in connection with a sexual assault. He was convicted of 11 sex and
robbery charges stemming from attacks on four middle-school boys. Dept. C41,
Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714) 834-4565.

   6 p.m. WESTMINSTER - Orange County-based Crime Survivors Inc. will
celebrate National Crime Victims Rights' Week with an awards banquet that
recognizes those who help crime victims. The Villa, 156081 Beach Blvd. Contact:
Patricia Wenskunas, Crime Survivors Inc., (949) 872-7895.

   7:30 p.m. IRVINE - Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z will make a stop at the
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. 8808 Irvine Center Drive. Contact: Greg
Terlizzi, PIO, (310) 598-4100.

   8 p.m. COSTA MESA - Violinist Hilary Hahn will continue a three-evening
engagement at the Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, performing a Beethoven
violin concerto with the Pacific Symphony.  615 Town Center Drive. Contact: Tim
Dunn, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4209; Heather Cho, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4710.

   8 p.m. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Strunz & Farah and Libre will perform at
the Coach House. 33157 Camino Capistrano. Contact: (949) 496-8930.

   Saturday

   8 a.m. COSTA MESA - The Valley Economic Development Center will host a
``Build, Connect, Grow 100 Access to Capital'' business expo and conduct
educational financial workshops and one-on-one consultations. Hilton hotel,
3050 Bristol St. Contact: Cynthia Ibarra, program manager, (949) 955-0014.

   8 a.m. HUNTINGTON BEACH - Volunteers will gather at Huntington State
Beach to clean up the area and repair and build a chick fence and nesting area
in the Least Tern Preserve, as part of  California State Parks Foundation Earth
Day events. Magnolia Street and Pacific Coast Highway. Contact: Kristi Brakken,
foundation, (415) 606-7620; Erika Pringsheim-Moore, foundation, (925) 284-5069.


   8:30 a.m. FULLERTON - The Orange County Flyers, a professional and
independent baseball team in the Golden Baseball League, will hold open
tryouts. Cal State Fullerton, Goodwin Field, 800 N. State College Blvd.
Contact: Justin Gurney, assistant general manager, (714) 882-2833.

   9 a.m. ALISO VIEJO - City officials will hold a community workshop and
gather input for a master plan on the city-owned Aliso Viejo Ranch. Aliso Viejo
Middle School, 111 Park Ave. Contact: Kelly Tokarski, city PIO, (949) 395-4448.


   7:30 a.m. COSTA MESA - The 14th annual ``Tour de OC,'' which will
include a Century Ride and 55-mile and 25-mile rides, is expected to raise more
than $35,000 to benefit abused and neglected children at the Royal Family Kids
Camp. Vanguard University, 55 Fair Drive. Contact: Richard Dunn, PR, (949) 433-
0639.

   9 a.m. FULLERTON - Students of Cal State Fullerton will host the fourth
annual ``Social Justice Summit.'' The all-day event will feature poets Suheir
Hammad and Staceyann Chin speaking at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively,
workshops on human rights issues and environmental concerns, and a vegan lunch.
Titan Student Union, CSUF, 800 N. State College Blvd. Contact: Amy Mattern,
volunteer and services center, (714) 278-7623.

   9 a.m. HUNTINGTON BEACH - Volunteers will celebrate Earth Day at the
Bolsa Chica wetlands by helping to water and plant native plants. Pacific Coast
Highway and Warner Reserve Parking Lot. Contact: Kim Kolpin, restoration
coordinator, (714) 717-6304.

   10 a.m. COSTA MESA - The Family Musical Morning series will present
``Peter Pan,'' with a second performance at 11:30 a.m., at the Renee & Henry
Segerstrom Concert Hall. 615 Town Center Drive. Contact: Tim Dunn, (714) 556-
2122, ext. 4209; Heather Cho, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4710.

   10 a.m. FULLERTON - Local elementary school students will participate in
``Global Youth Service Day,'' which will include student performances,
interactive booths and arts and crafts. Independence Park, 801 W. Valencia
Drive. Contact: Aaron Orozco, youth services coordinator, (714) 738-5382;
Sylvia Palmer Mudrick, city PIO, (714) 738-6317.

   11 a.m. IRVINE - As part of its fifth annual house raffle to raise funds
for local schools, the Irvine Public Schools Foundation and The Irvine Co.
will hold an Earth Day weekend event to draw the winning ticket for the first
early-bird prize, a Toyota Prius. Woodbury Town Center, Irvine Boulevard and
Sand Canyon Avenue. Contact: Kate Mossbarger, PR, (949) 583-2619.

   1 p.m. COSTA MESA - A children's musical, ``You're Getting Warmer,''
will address global warming. A second performance is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Nicholas Studio at the South Coast Repertory Theatre, 655 Town Center Drive.
Contact: Whitney Marcus, PR, (714) 708-5560.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - Elton John will make a stop at the Honda Center. 2695
E. Katella Ave. Contact: Tracy Richmond, PIO, (714) 704-2988.

   8 p.m. ANAHEIM - Ratt and Little Caesar will perform at the House of
Blues at Downtown Disney. 1530 S. Disneyland Drive. Contact: Trisha Newcomb,
HOB, (714) 520-2319.

   8 p.m. COSTA MESA - Violinist Hilary Hahn will conclude her three-night
engagement at the Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, performing Beethoven's
violin concerto with the Pacific Symphony. 615 Town Center Drive. Contact: Tim
Dunn, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4209; Heather Cho, (714) 556-2122, ext. 4710.

   8 p.m. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - The Atomic Punks, Rokken and Flyin High
Again will take the stage at the Coach House. 33157 Camino Capistrano. Contact:
(949) 496-8930.

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