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  • 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 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...
  • The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia

    The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia
    Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships. The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
  • Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

    Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general
    Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco. In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Irvine Barclay president recalls seasons of success

    In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground." Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin. The president of the venue on...
  • 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...
  • Obama's UC Irvine commencement address draws proud parents from afar

    Obama's UC Irvine commencement address draws proud parents from afar
    A popular gathering place for proud parents inside Angel Stadium on Saturday was a souvenir shop, where glossy programs with color photographs of President Obama on the cover were flying off the shelves. Among those waiting to buy several copies at $5...
  • Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89

     Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89
    Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died Friday in Irvine. He was 89. Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...