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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ancient tradition, Iranians celebrate winter solstice

    The winter solstice may mark the longest night of the year, but for Iranians, it's also known as Shab-e Yalda, a celebration with ancient ties that commemorates the triumph of Mithra, the Sun God, over darkness. Feasting on fresh fruits from the...
  • CMHS cheer has spirit

    CMHS cheer has spirit
    The Costa Mesa High cheer program has gained a recent string of success, culminating with a prestigious award. Costa Mesa won the American School Spirit Award, as the top cheer program in the nation, from the University Cheerleaders Assn. It marks the...
  • Student gets 40 days for carrying gun to UCI

    A UC Irvine student was sentenced to 40 days in jail and three years' probation after pleading guilty to carrying a loaded gun on campus last month, the Orange County district attorney's office said Tuesday. Manas Moole Reddy, 28, of Irvine was...
  • Volk promoted to replace Kuntz

    The first time Chris Volk was a collegiate soccer rookie, he was the backup freshman goalkeeper on a San Diego State team that reached the 1987 NCAA championship game. Volk became a rookie head coach on Monday when UC Irvine named the 17-year...