| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Toxicology and autopsy reports for two of five teenagers killed in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach were released this week by the Orange County Coroner, showing no definitive markers for alcohol or illegal drug use.
Aurora Cabrera, 16, a...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The driver in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach that claimed the lives of five Irvine teenagers did not have drugs or alcohol in his system, according to the Orange County coroner.
Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17, of Irvine, did not drink or use...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading.
She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Lil Wayne was reportedly released from an L.A. hospital Monday after a nearly weeklong stay that set off a social media frenzy regarding the rapper's health.
Mack Maine, president of Lil Wayne's record label, wrote late Monday on Twitter that the rapper...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Forget the director's cut. Here comes “Spring Breakers: The Remix."
In March, the $5-million artsploitation film rippled across the cultural consciousness, spreading across social media on a viral tide of mini upturned thumbs. Starring James...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
March 16, 9 p.m., $24, $34, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge Street, Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, 41bridgestreet.com.
Want to buy a Mike Doughty song, in the key of your choice (the options right now are C, C# and D; perhaps others...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...