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  • UC Irvine wants President Obama as graduation speaker in June

    UC Irvine wants President Obama as graduation speaker in June
    Five years ago, UC Merced students successfully persuaded First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at their commencement ceremony that spring. They had bombarded her with hundreds of valentines and pulled every possible political string between Central...
  • Democrat enters Assembly race

    Democrat enters Assembly race
    A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74. Anila Ali, a native of Pakistan who moved to Irvine in 1996, said she hopes to draw on her background as an immigrant and her roles as a mother and...
  • Before an empowered sheriff's oversight commission, an influential one

    Before an empowered sheriff's oversight commission, an influential one
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors can set up a citizens’ oversight commission that's meant to keep tabs on the sheriff, but it can’t imbue that commission with any power that the board itself doesn't already have. The sheriff is an...
  • Blackstone donates $3.5 million to spur entrepreneurship

    One of the nation's largest private equity firms is scheduled to announce Friday that it is giving $3.5 million to create a joint entrepreneurship program at USC, UCLA and UC Irvine. The donation from the charitable arm of New York-based Blackstone...
  • Finding humor in heartbreak

    Finding humor in heartbreak
    Whitney Cummings has her friends to thank for her career as a comedian. Oh, and a slew of failed relationships. Born in Washington D.C., Cummings spent much of her youth complaining — basically, screaming — about heartbreak and injustices....
  • Pursuit in L.A. reaches 122 mph; driver is international student

    Pursuit in L.A. reaches 122 mph; driver is international student
    An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol. Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on ...
  • UCI student arrested after CHP pursuit in L.A.

    UCI student arrested after CHP pursuit in L.A.
    An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol. Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on...
  • $5-million donation made to UCI cancer center

    Two local philanthropists donated $5 million to UC Irvine to establish a clinical trial center for cancer research. The money establishes the Sue and Ralph Stern Center for Cancer Clinical Trials and Research at the Choa Family Comprehensive Cancer...
  • Mailbag: Live-work project could improve look of canyon

    My father was visiting me from Texas for the first time since I moved to California. I decided to drive down Laguna Canyon Road to show him the artists' areas such as the Sawdust Art Festival and Pageant of the Masters. His comment as we were near the...
  • Hansen: 'Legends' has captured millions

    Last fall, UC Irvine held its annual Anteater Involvement Fair, when campus groups put up a booth in the quad to recruit new members. The most popular booth? Not the Greeks or the football boosters or the chess team. It was the League of Legends club....
  • UCI transfers employee connected to racist online posts

    A UC Irvine employee accused of posting anti-Semitic and anti-black photos online has been reassigned to a job that will minimize his contact with students, according to a campus officials. The move, which was made Monday, comes after a campus...