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  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
  • 1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization. The finding more than doubles previous estimates “and confirms that air...
  • Virgen: Prep football's poster boy

    Virgen: Prep football's poster boy
    When Daniel Lawrence was a freshman, he could easily be described as scrawny, not really someone you'd expect to play football. He was 5-foot-9, 115 pounds and what's worse he began to lose confidence. A lack of playing time can do that to any...
  • Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists

    Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists
    Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business. The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
  • Sting like a bee -- the feds' tricky enforcement tool

    Seems like there are more stings in the headlines lately than there are on a kid who steps on a moon jellyfish. San Francisco’s Leland Yee, the Democratic state senator whose fellow Democrats want to put an “ex” in front of that...
  • Qatari court sentences Calif. couple to prison for daughter's death

    A San Gabriel Valley couple who moved to Qatar to help the tiny country ready itself for hosting the 2020 World Cup games were sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for the death of their adopted daughter, a verdict that stunned those who have...
  • In the Pipeline: Elvis sightings — for real

    We all know that Elvis has left the proverbial building. But as I learned several days ago, Elvis also left a footprint here in Huntington Beach. I've been doing research for a book on Orange County's rock 'n' roll history. As some of you might...
  • Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy

    Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy
    Frances Saldaña is a petite woman with a soft smile and big, kind eyes. But behind her gentle demeanor lies a will of iron that has proved essential to enduring a life of unimaginable tragedy. Saldaña generously shares her story with anyone willing to...
  • In-state UC applicants make slight gains, but slip at UCLA, Berkeley

    In-state UC applicants make slight gains, but slip at UCLA, Berkeley
    California high school seniors had a slightly easier time this year in winning a freshman seat somewhere in the University of California system, according to a report released Friday. But it became noticeably more difficult at the most coveted campuses,...
  • CHP to review video to probe Anaheim Hills school bus crash

    CHP to review video to probe Anaheim Hills school bus crash
    Investigators looking into a school bus crash in Anaheim Hills that sent five students and the driver to the hospital will use video footage from inside the bus in an effort to determine what caused the accident. Florentino Olivera, spokesman for the...
  • Briefs: Local tennis player helps team capture title

    Briefs: Local tennis player helps team capture title
    Art Hernandez of Huntington Beach was part of the four-member USA men's 45 and over division team that won the Dubler Cup Saturday at the 2014 International Tennis Federation's Seniors World Team Championships at Boca Raton, Fla. Twenty-three countries,...