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  • Book review: 'Ghost Light' by Joseph O'Connor

    Book review: 'Ghost Light' by Joseph O'Connor
    Joseph O'Connor — brother of Sinéad O'Connor — published his first novel, "Cowboys and Indians," in 1991 and immediately saw it shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize. Since then O'Connor has published a series of novels, including "Star of the...
  • Nelson wins 3,000-meter race

    Keeping up with area athletes competing in college: Western Nelson (Burroughs High) freshman, Cal State San Marcos men's cross-country: The former Leader Male Athlete of the Year had a fine performance last weekend in the San Diego Collegiate Challenge,...
  • Irvine selects new superintendent

    Irvine selects new superintendent
    Irvine Unified Assistant Supt. of Human Resources Terry Walker will take over as schools chief when Supt. Gwen Gross retires, the school board announced last week. "I have this unwavering faith in the abilities of the people in this organization,"...
  • Former Vaq to join GCC greats in Hall of Fame

    Somewhere in a storage locker in Montrose lie the MVP trophies she won. Tucked next to the awards are the other accolades, from her days at Glendale High to her excellence at Glendale Community College, and to her memorable performances at Cal State...
  • Meaux's stellar day leads UCSB

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Jesse Meaux (Glendale High, 2007) senior pitcher, UC Santa Barbara baseball: Meaux, a former All-Area first-team honoree, enjoyed a career performance during a...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • UCI wins six events

    WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD All-UC Meet IRVINE — UC Irvine won six events Saturday at UCI. Ericka Nowell (1 minute, 1.32 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles), Chloe Fata (4:35.47 in the 1,500), Golde Ibia (13.99 in the 100 hurdles), Madeline Leduc...
  • As Japan seeks to finance reconstruction, U.S. debt costs could rise

    As Japan seeks to finance reconstruction, U.S. debt costs could rise
    Japan's need to raise huge amounts of money for reconstruction after the disastrous earthquake raises the prospect of higher U.S. costs to finance its own budget deficit and ultimately higher costs to American consumers on financing everything from houses...
  • Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners

     Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners
    After two years of seemingly endless planning meetings, the Huntington Beach Community Garden is finally going into the ground. The new organic gardens will be at the end of Atlanta Avenue near Brookhurst Street, under the Southern California Edison...
  • Indulging a passion for open space

    Indulging a passion for open space
    When Jeff Weinstein sat down to talk in his Deukmejian Wilderness Park office, he was wearing worn jeans and boots. He had worked downtown the previous day in a sport coat and tie. “My job is really a perfect blend,” he said. As the Trails...
  • Aftershocks prompt fear of a major quake near Tokyo

    Aftershocks prompt fear of a major quake near Tokyo
    As dozens of aftershocks continued to rattle Japan on Tuesday, scientists said they were worried that Friday's magnitude 9 earthquake might trigger a dangerous temblor close to Tokyo, the largest urban center in the world. The fear is that the initial...