| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Try selling this to typical school-age kids as a fun family outing on a warm summer day: Let's go do some math!
Ironically, no sales pitch seemed necessary to draw the nearly 4,000 visitors to the inaugural Math Fair: At the Square Root of Fun, held on...
| Jun 16, 2014
Monday's Pictures in the News begins with a tribute to sport. First off, the LA Kings gather for a team photo after winning the NHL Stanley Cup Final for the second time in three years. In Texas, the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in the NBA...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:19 PM
The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000.
The regents said the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson.
That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A former UC Irvine graduate student was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering his ex-wife on campus after a child-support dispute.
Judge William Froeberg also ordered Brian Hughes Benedict to pay almost $200,000 in...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:34 PM
A UC Irvine graduate student who shot and killed his ex-wife on campus in the midst of a child support dispute was sentenced Friday to life without parole plus 25 years to life in prison.
Brian Hughes Benedict, 40, was arrested soon after the shooting,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Though the Rev. Robert H. Schuller was the face of the once-global "Hour of Power" television ministry, he was never alone. His wife, Arvella, was always behind the scenes, working to make sure everything ran smoothly.
Arvella Schuller, who served as...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Fourteen years ago, a group of movie lovers banded together to organize the first Newport Beach Film Festival. For the opening-night attraction at Fashion Island, they chose "Sunset Blvd.," the 1950 Billy Wilder drama which famously features a faded...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab.
But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Four points, 11 rebounds, four blocked shots. That was center Mamadou Ndiaye's contribution last week in 33 minutes toward UC Irvine's 46-44 victory over Long Beach State.
It might be the most deceiving box score line in college basketball this season....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Toyota is branching out beyond hybrids to ramp up its exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technology.
This week, three of the automaker’s reps head to Aspen, Colo., for the TED-esque Ideas Festival to “underscore Toyota’s commitment to...