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  • Briefs: Patterson earns AVP awards

    Casey Patterson, a resident of Huntington Beach, received two awards from the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Pro Beach Volleyball Tour which announced its year-end award winners for its 2013 season Tuesday. Patterson was named Best Offensive Player...
  • Briefs: Boys' lacrosse coach opening

    Edison High has started a CIF team for the sport of boys' lacrosse and is currently searching for a head coach, Edison Athletic Director Rich Boyce said. For information on the position, contact Boyce at (714) 962-1356, ext. 4275, or by email at rboyce@...
  • Clifford Nass dies at 55; sociologist warned against multitasking

    When Clifford Nass moved to a Stanford University freshman residence hall as a "dorm dad" in 2007, he wasn't quite prepared for college life in the 21st century. Even as a professor who for decades had studied the interaction of humans and computers, he...
  • How to build a better flu vaccine

    The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time. Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...
  • Rich brain, poor brain

    Rich brain, poor brain
    There's a phrase that has haunted America for decades, one fraught with failure: "Breaking the cycle of poverty." Despite the ongoing efforts of government and a host of private foundations, income inequality continues to grow and the poor are ever more...
  • Family caregivers live longer than their peers

    Family caregivers live longer than their peers
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Caring for a disabled family member can be overwhelmingly hard. But caregivers may live longer than those who don't bear such responsibilities, new research suggests. In a nationwide study, adults who provided care for a...
  • Briefs: Edison-FV football game tickets on sale

    Pregame ticket sales for the 44th annual Bell Game showdown between the football teams at Edison and Fountain Valley go on sale to the public Thursday. Tickets can be purchased at the finance office at both schools for the No. 1 game which will be played...
  • GoldieBlox: The girls' toy commercial sweeping the Internet

    GoldieBlox: The girls' toy commercial sweeping the Internet
    If you haven’t seen it, check out the commercial for GoldieBlox that’s sweeping the Internet. It’s an ad for a set of interactive toys and books that encourages girls to build their own castles rather than wait for princes to come do...
  • UB hopes new type of online class will transform education

    UB hopes new type of online class will transform education
    For the first time this spring, students who want to take a class at the University of Baltimore with a Pulitzer Prize-winning civil rights historian won't be bound by the university they chose to attend. The class, taught by local author Taylor Branch,...
  • The Crowd: Celebrating the champions of Chapman

    The Crowd: Celebrating the champions of Chapman
    The remarkable transformation of Chapman University from a small-town college of little reputation to a serious university with a growing national pedigree is testament to the vitality and the commitment of the Orange County citizenry. It is also the...
  • Depression and the elderly

    Depression and the elderly
    Depression is alarmingly common in older Americans. It's highly treatable, but a number of obstacles, led by a nagging generational stigma surrounding mental health, often stand in the way of proper care. About 20 percent of people ages 55 and older...