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  • Jury finds UCI grad student guilty of killing ex-wife

    The UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife outside of his campus apartment was found guilty in Orange County Superior Court Thursday. Brian Hughes Benedict, 40, was found guilty of one felony count of special-...
  • Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest

    Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest
    No charges will be filed against a group of protesters who wrote antiabortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home, authorities said Wednesday. Police had said that the messages -- including "Abortion is murder" and "Your neighbor...
  • The Latest: Gentle 'Warnings'; Heads 'Change' again

    Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston Cornelia H. Dayton and Sharon V. Salinger University of Pennsylvania Press; 237 pages If you're familiar with Tom Stoppard's play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," which...
  • The summer fun multiplies at Math Fair

    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...
  • UCI grad student planned to kill himself, not ex-wife, jury told

    UCI grad student planned to kill himself, not ex-wife, jury told
    A UC Irvine graduate student accused of fatally shooting his former wife after being ordered to make larger monthly child support payments was intent on killing himself, not his ex-wife, the man’s attorney told jurors this week. Brian Benedict,...
  • Defense lawyer: UCI grad student didn't plan killing of ex-wife

    The trial for a UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting his ex-wife to death will focus more on his motivation than the facts of the case, lawyers for both sides said in opening statements Tuesday. Brian Benedict, 40, is accused of chasing...
  • The summer fun multiplies at math fair

    The summer fun multiplies at math fair
    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...
  • OCC's Reyes wins Costa Mesa City Championship

    OCC's Reyes wins Costa Mesa City Championship
    Marc Reyes enjoys talking about a past winner of the Costa Mesa City Championship. He's quick to point out Mark O'Meara won the golf tournament also known as the Will Jordan Classic. Reyes is happy to now be in that group of champs and have a cool...
  • James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California

    James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California
    James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93. Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...
  • The NLRB-McDonald's ruling could be the beginning of a franchise war

    The NLRB-McDonald's ruling could be the beginning of a franchise war
    It has been accurately observed that a single sentence in a terse ruling issued last week by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has the potential to bring U.S. labor law into sync with the 21st century. The ruling involves at...
  • L.A. theater openings, July 27-Aug. 3: 'Taming of the Shrew' and more

    L.A. theater openings, July 27-Aug. 3: 'Taming of the Shrew' and more
    Independent Shakespeare Co. is livin' la dolce vita with its new staging of "The Taming of the Shrew" in Griffith Park. Plus, Neil Simon's “Broadway Bound” is bound for the Odyssey Theare in a new revival directed by Jason Alexander, and an...