| May 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The riskiest thing about self-driving vehicles may turn out to be human drivers.
Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars undergoing tests on California roads since September, when the state began issuing permits to auto companies, have crashed.
| May 11, 2015
| 6:22 PM
Family and friends of Brianna Ballor saw no signs of the violent side of the man who beat her up and killed her late Saturday night before taking his own life.
"I asked her two weeks ago if she was scared of him," said Elizabeth Hefner, Brianna's...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The Hook Law Center recently added Stephan J. Lipskis as its newest member of the firm.
Lipskis’ practice areas of expertise include estate and disability planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, and long-term care planning, according...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:12 AM
Are there health risks from spreading weed-and-feed on lawns, and is it safe for schools to spray herbicide on playgrounds? Those questions are the kind people need to be probing, according to Beyond Pesticides, a group bringing its annual gathering to...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:00 AM
If Tom Schneider has his way, the image of chubby, pasty children hunkered down in front of their computers or personal devices will become a thing of the past.
Schneider is the creator of T.R.U.E. Fit, a training regimen that he hopes will promote...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Dianne Duvall lay in a recliner, the room awash in dim blue light, and took breath after breath of salty air.
Around her, the walls were lined with of chunks of salt. Beneath her, the floor was covered with salt pebbles.
Duvall is a customer at a...
| Apr 8, 2015
Robert E. Sundius Sr., a retired electrical engineer who had a lengthy career in private industry and government, died March 31 at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from vascular dementia. He was 84.
The son of Carl Edwin Sandius, an accountant, and...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:29 PM
When Bridget Winch went to parties at Kappa Delta Rho, she observed one rule: Never go upstairs.
The petite Penn State sophomore, an engineering major with daisies painted on her fingernails, said men at the stone mansion culled guests at the door,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Under Armour continued to compile new collegiate partnerships, signing an agreement with the University of Cincinnati athletics department to become the official outfitter of Bearcats teams.
The deal is effective July 1. Cincinnati had previously been...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 6:41 PM
The third annual Newport Mesa Film Fest will spotlight the work of area high school students in a variety of categories during a ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Robins-Loats Theater at Newport Harbor High School, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:59 PM
The Irvine Unified School District will break ground at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Beacon Park School, the district's 26th elementary school.
The school, at 200 Cultivate, is expected to open in August 2016. It is enrolling students from the master-...