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  • UF trustees pick Cornell provost Fuchs as next president

    UF trustees pick Cornell provost Fuchs as next president
    Cornell University Provost Kent Fuchs was chosen as the next president of the University of Florida on Wednesday by the school's board of trustees. "Dr. Fuchs brings to the University of Florida all of the important qualities we have been seeking in our...
  • Surfrider Foundation finds new leader

    The Surfrider Foundation has named a Laguna Beach resident and former lifeguard to be the nonprofit organization's next chief executive officer. The group's board of directors chose Chad Nelsen to lead Surfrider, a San Clemente-based organization...
  • Wedding Announcement: Lazier-Schomburg

    Wedding Announcement: Lazier-Schomburg
    Elizabeth Ann Lazier and Joseph Michael Schomburg were married on Aug. 2 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Glendale, the home parish of the bride's family for more than 20 years. The officiant was the Very Rev. Canon Mark A. Weitzel. Serving as maid...
  • Pimco bond fund guru Bill Gross defects to rival Janus Capital

    Bill Gross, the unconventional but wildly successful money manager who helped build Pacific Investment Management Co. into a financial juggernaut, shook up the staid bond industry Friday by jumping ship to a rival firm. A yoga-practicing billionaire who...
  • Bill Gross leaves Pimco to join Janus; Daniel Ivascyn named successor

    Legendary bond investor Bill Gross is leaving Pacific Investment Management Co., the Newport Beach firm he co-founded, to join Janus Capital Group Inc. and manage a recently launched global bond fund, the company said Friday. In a terse statement, Pimco...
  • Similarities between Democrats, Republicans make them so different

    Similarities between Democrats, Republicans make them so different
    One idea gaining currency among psychologists and political scientists is that Democrats and Republicans are politically polarized because they are fundamentally different. As one science journalist concluded after reviewing the literature: "A large...
  • Theater: Real-life couple anchor Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'I Love You'

    Theater: Real-life couple anchor Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'I Love You'
    It's fitting that a couple who have been in love with each other, as well as the theater, for decades anchors the Pennsylvania Playhouse production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" opening Friday. The show also marks the return to the...
  • Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants

    Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants
    The first time Drew Weisenberger used his PhytoPET scanner to watch radioactive carbon move through a plant, he chose a stalk of barley. The blade was about six inches long, and the stem another six. He exposed the blade tip to carbon dioxide gas with a...
  • Top Newport students, teachers are honored

    Top Newport students, teachers are honored
    Newport Beach's top-performing high school students were honored at a celebration Wednesday evening for their exemplary academic achievements. Thirty students from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools and Sage Hill School, dressed in their...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!
    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • La Cañada resident challenges Mike Gatto for Assembly seat

    La Cañada resident challenges Mike Gatto for Assembly seat
    Across the nation, pollsters are identifying key races to watch in the June 3 primary. Odds are, they aren’t looking too closely at California’s 43rd Assembly District. That’s where incumbent Rep. Mike Gatto (D- Silver Lake) is...