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  • 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...
  • City Lights: Student poetry readers impress this judge

    City Lights: Student poetry readers impress this judge
    I don't have a recording of the first poetry feature I ever gave, but part of me is glad I don't. As I recall, I was dreadful. Like any nervous undergraduate facing a big-time venue — well, Alta Coffee in Newport Beach, although it might as well...
  • In a matter of seconds, qualified applicants lose out on LAFD jobs

    In a matter of seconds, qualified applicants lose out on LAFD jobs
    For thousands of people seeking coveted spots at the Los Angeles Fire Department last year, it all came down to April 22. They had passed a written exam and a grueling physical agility test and now had to turn in their paperwork, which officials would...
  • Mayor touts proposals for library, tech hub

    Irvine Mayor Steven Choi revisited plans to build a metropolitan library during his second state of the city address Tuesday. Choi announced he is in the process of establishing a library foundation steering committee and hopes to build a library...
  • Brande: Young guns in action

    The Coastal Athletic League of Orange County held its Girls' Volleyball Championships last week at Harbor Day School's Blass Gymnasium. The league is comprised of the local Newport Beach and Huntington Beach schools with a seventh-grade division and an...
  • Dr. Alison Clark-Stewart 1943 - 2014

    Dr. Alison Clarke-Stewart, a resident of Laguna Beach since 1983, passed away unexpectedly on February 23rd. She was a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at UC Irvine from 1983 until her retirement in 2008 and held the title...
  • UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies

    UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies
    UC Irvine officials have decided to hold a series of smaller graduation ceremonies, in addition to one at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, at which they hope President Obama will be the keynote speaker.  Administrators have invited the president to give the...
  • A wide spectrum to approach

    A wide spectrum to approach
    Five-year-old Emily Phillips beams around the house with a smile that melts hearts. Her parents, Susan and Larry Phillips, adopted Emily at birth, and she's grown into a bubbly, curious child. She attends pre-kindergarten at Laguna Beach Presbyterian...
  • Court overturns restrictions on concealed guns in much of California

    SAN FRANCISCO — In a significant victory for gun owners, a divided federal appeals court Thursday struck down California rules that permit counties to restrict as they see fit the right to carry a concealed weapon in public. The 2-1 ruling by a U....