| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:15 AM
As he listens to President Obama speak to the 2014 UC Irvine graduating class during a commencement celebration today at Angel Stadium, James McGaugh said he’ll be reflecting on an academic rite of passage held 50 years ago in “similarly...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:59 PM
UC Irvine's student government is considering legislation that would condemn the actions of a campus fraternity and force the group to change its longstanding nickname after students complained about its Islander-themed party.
UCI's Phi Gamma Delta...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo will open its first Southern California stores this fall, including one at South Coast Plaza on Sept. 3.
The chain will hire several hundred employees to run the new locations, which include Los Cerritos Center, the...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:13 PM
For thousands of people seeking coveted spots at the Los Angeles Fire Department last year, it all came down to April 22.
They had passed a written exam and a grueling physical agility test and now had to turn in their paperwork, which officials would...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2014
Since January, a new California law allows for a child to have more than two legal parents. But children are still limited to two genetic parents. That could change soon, if the Food and Drug Administration approves human clinical trials for a technique...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Former Sandburg High School volleyball standouts Scott Fifer and John Hodul have hopes of someday getting regular playing time in college.
For now, they are patient.
Fifer, a 6-foot-3 sophomore setter and Hodul, a 6-9 freshman middle hitter, are on...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:36 PM
For 16 months, Bay Area rapper Deandre Mitchell — better known as Laz Tha Boy — has been sitting in a jail cell faced with a decision no artist should have to make: whether to defend his innocence at trial, knowing his music likely will be...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Mike Tannourji was named Executive Vice President, Advertising for the Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG) in August 2012 and leads the company¿s sales force. He is responsible for revenue strategy and development that supports LATMG¿s evolving...