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  • Fans gather in Koreatown to watch World Cup match

    Fans gather in Koreatown to watch World Cup match
    Cheering "dae han min guk" (Korea) and "pil seung Korea" (Victory Korea), hundreds of South Korean soccer fans rooting for the Taeguk warriors gathered off Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday afternoon to watch the World Cup second-round match against the Desert...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • College Update: Elliot Surrey spectacular in helping UC Irvine baseball win Corvallis Regional, take down No. 1 seed

    College Update: Elliot Surrey spectacular in helping UC Irvine baseball win Corvallis Regional, take down No. 1 seed
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: With one out and a pair of runners on, Surrey induced a ground ball for a 6-4-3 double play. Surrey pumped his...
  • Vodka-spiked oranges and tamale lessons: Irvine's lost commune

    Vodka-spiked oranges and tamale lessons: Irvine's lost commune
    You read that right. Irvine -- that bastion of staid, putty-colored suburban respectability -- was home to a commune of sorts in the late 1960s, albeit a short-lived one. The Farm, as it was known, was a social-studies experiment established by UC...
  • Harvard-Westlake's Jack Flaherty awaits MLB draft with great interest

    Harvard-Westlake's Jack Flaherty awaits MLB draft with great interest
    Jack Flaherty has a record of 23-0 over the last two seasons for Harvard-Westlake High and has a scholarship to play college baseball for North Carolina. But he recognizes something that could change his baseball future is entirely out of his control....
  • 800-GET-THIN probe intensifies

    800-GET-THIN probe intensifies
    Federal agents served multiple search warrants Wednesday in an investigation of a weight-loss surgery business tied to the now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN marketing campaign throughout Southern California. FBI agents raided the Beverly Hills offices of...
  • Jervey Tervalon has a taste for observation in 'Monster's Chef'

    Jervey Tervalon has a taste for observation in 'Monster's Chef'
    The novelist Jervey Tervalon likes to share this interesting fun fact about his life: He was born in the same year as Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince. Tervalon, 55, is a professional teller and gatherer of stories and also a busy literary networker....
  • St. Louis Cardinals draft Harvard-Westlake's Jack Flaherty in Round 1

    St. Louis Cardinals draft Harvard-Westlake's Jack Flaherty in Round 1
    After nearly 3 1/2 hours of watching the first round of baseball's first-year player draft unfold on television Thursday night, Jack Flaherty of Studio City Harvard-Westlake finally heard his name called. The St. Louis Cardinals made him the 34th and...
  • How to solve a consumer ripoff by creating a new ripoff

    Several weeks ago, Ticketmaster settled a long-running class action lawsuit over its ticket fees by agreeing to give aggrieved concertgoers a discount on future fees.  Paul Campos of the University of Colorado Law School subjects the agreement to...
  • In UC Irvine speech, Obama might want to channel LBJ

    Saturday will mark the second time a sitting U.S. president delivers an address at UC Irvine. The first was Lyndon Johnson, who dedicated the site of the future University of California institution on June 20, 1964. The University of California system...
  • UC Irvine's plan for big commencement angers grads

    UC Irvine's plan for big commencement angers grads
    UC Irvine’s plan for a massive, $2-million commencement ceremony in a baseball stadium -- possibly with President Obama delivering the address -- has stirred anger among some of those it's meant to celebrate. The Orange County campus has asked...