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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama's UC Irvine speech draws proud parents and protesters

    Obama's UC Irvine speech draws proud parents and protesters
    A slew of postcards, YouTube videos and mailed invitations drew President Obama to Angel Stadium in Anaheim, where he was to deliver the commencement speech at UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony on Saturday. The presence of the commander-in-chief...
  • Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters

    Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters
    President Obama, in an address speech to UC Irvine graduates Saturday, took aim at congressional Republicans and others who dispute climate change, saying they posed a threat to the future. The president told those gathered at Angel Stadium in Anaheim...
  • Apodaca: Time for commencement speeches to graduate?

    Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial? This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
  • Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight

    Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduates of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of their Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
  • Briefs: UCI's Moore in running

    UC Irvine junior pitcher Sam Moore is among 36 semifinalists for Gregg Olson Breakout Player of the Year award. Moore who entered Saturday's NCAA Regional action leading the nation with 23 saves, was recently named second-team All-American by...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • Apodaca: Topic of sexual assaults on campus finally receiving proper attention

    A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
  • College Update: Elliot Surrey spectacular in helping UC Irvine baseball win Corvallis Regional, take down No. 1 seed

    College Update: Elliot Surrey spectacular in helping UC Irvine baseball win Corvallis Regional, take down No. 1 seed
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: With one out and a pair of runners on, Surrey induced a ground ball for a 6-4-3 double play. Surrey pumped his...
  • Harvard-Westlake's Jack Flaherty awaits MLB draft with great interest

    Harvard-Westlake's Jack Flaherty awaits MLB draft with great interest
    Jack Flaherty has a record of 23-0 over the last two seasons for Harvard-Westlake High and has a scholarship to play college baseball for North Carolina. But he recognizes something that could change his baseball future is entirely out of his control....