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June 24, 2016  June 30 Deadline for Property Tax Installment PlanOrange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari L. Freidenrich has published the listing of all properties by year and city that have at least one installment of delinquent taxes over five or more years old. The last day for an owner of real property to start a Five-Year Installment Plan for these properties is June 30, 2015.
June 23, 2016  Clerk-Recorder Announces Conservation Project and Online Archives CatalogOrange County Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen is pleased to announce two exciting enhancements at the Orange County Archives: An extensive conservation project to repair, clean, de-acidify, encapsulate and re-bind property indexes from 1889-1953 and the launch of an online catalog to search Archives collections.
June 21, 2016  10-12 Million-Year-Old Whale Fossils Discovered at County LandfillHow did ancient sperm whale fossils wind up at an elevation of 1,272 feet? That's what paleontologists explained at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Irvine, where a recent fossil find was unveiled with more than 20 sizable pieces, including teeth weighing at least one pound, a flipper bone and portions of jaw and skull bones from a sperm whale dating back 10-12 million years.