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  • Review: Moments of serendipity at San Diego's Without Walls Festival

    SAN DIEGO — After months spent raising money and working out the logistics, La Jolla Playhouse pulled off its first-ever Without Walls Festival, in which more than 20 works were given multiple performances Thursday through Sunday at sites on or near...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

    Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
  • Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science

    Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
  • Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'

    Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'
    Costa Mesa High senior Alyssa Dasca admitted being nervous just before trying out to be a cheerleader for UC San Diego this past weekend. The three-day tryout didn't seem so intimidating to Dasca, the Mustangs' cheer captain. The stress really came from...
  • Baseball: Three 'Eaters drafted

    UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. J.J. Altobelli, the...
  • Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson to greet fans in Orlando

    Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson to greet fans in Orlando
    When assignments that contain the words “Victoria’s Secret” and “supermodel” are handed down from my boss, I can’t help but believe the journalism gods are thinking of me. Lindsay Ellingson, the 28-year-old Victoria&...
  • NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?

    NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?
    It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
  • Critic's Pick: Celebrating the summer solstice with new music

    It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
  • Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study

    Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study. Researchers, who published their findings in...
  • Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'

    Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should ask teen girls and women whether their partners are trying to force them to get pregnant or otherwise "reproductively coercing" them, according to a group of ob-gyns. That could include pressuring women to...
  • Sex and objectification in travels between East and West

    Sex and objectification in travels between East and West
    Early in "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West," a most intriguing new play from Naomi Iizuka, an American woman visiting Yokohama in 1884 is told of the Japanese practice of tattooing the skin with pictures that seem like pieces of a jigsaw...