BC-OC Budget
Date: 04-15-2008 5:08 AM - Word Count: 983

BC-OC Budget


   By City News Service

   8:30 a.m. ANAHEIM - Local high school students will take part in ``Youth
in Government Day'' where 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 a.m. SANTA ANA - Testimony continues 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 verdicts will be read 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 - Defense closing arguments are scheduled in the trial
of Samantha Rothwell, who is accused of fatally shooting a man during a
birthday party in a Huntington Beach hotel. The jury could begin deliberations
later in the day. Dept. C34, Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive.
Contact: (714) 834-2264.

   9 a.m. SANTA ANA - Testimony continues in the bench 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 continues 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 Seal beach slaying through DNA. Individual
questioning of prospective jurors is scheduled to begin April 30. Dept. C41,
Central Justice Center, 700 W. Civic Center Drive. Contact: (714) 834-4565.

   9:30 a.m. SANTA ANA - The Orange County Board of Supervisors meets 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)

   10 a.m. FULLERTON - ``Climate Change: What It Means, What to Do,'' will
be addressed during a two-day symposium. At 1 p.m., Michael Prather, an
atmospheric chemist from UC Irvine's Department of Earth Systems Science, will
deliver the keynote address. At 10 a.m., CSUF professor Michael Horn will speak
on ``Climate Change in the North Pacific: A Complex Challenge for
Sustainability?'' Student Union Theater CSUF, 800 N. State College Blvd.
Contact: Rochelle Woods, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, (714) 278-
4158 or rwoods@fullerton.edu.

   11:45 a.m. VARIOUS - American Airlines pilots will picket at John Wayne
Airport and the Taco Bell Corp. to call attention to the airlines' performance
and customer service problems as well as its ranking as having the worst on-
time performance among network carriers. Hundreds of pilots will gather for
similar demonstrations at major airports. JWA is at 18741 Airport Way, Santa
Ana. Taco Bell headquarters is at 179801 Von Karman Ave. Contact: David Roscow,
(703) 276-2772, ext. 21; Capt. John George, (805) 236-6933; Capt. Dan Hall,
(805) 908-2050; Capt. Jim Cable, (949) 400-3252.

   Noon FULLERTON - ``Greek Week'' begins at Cal State Fullerton with
``Chalk Mural'' and ``Can Castles'' competitions on the walkway between the
Pollak Library and the Titan Student Union. The goal is to raise $15,000 for
the university's student-created summer program, Camp Titan. CSUF, 800 N. State
College Blvd. Contact: (714) 278-3211.

   4 p.m. FULLERTON - A new student-curated exhibit, ``Ceramics of
Sustenance: Elaborate Vessels of the Sawos, Papua New Guinea,'' opens with a
reception. It will feature pieces from a Bowers Museum collection. Anthropology
Teaching Museum, McCarthy Hall, Room 424, Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State
College Blvd. Contact: Julie Perlin Lee, (714) 278-8567.

   5 p.m. DANA POINT - The Dana Point City Council meets. Agenda includes
discussion and direction to staff on potentially establishing a Surfing
Heritage Museum. Council Chamber, 33282 Golden Lantern. Contact: (949) 248-

   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)

   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 performs 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)

   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.

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