| May 18, 2015
| 5:46 PM
Speaking as someone who loves fires at the beach with family and friends, yet who also appreciates the concerns about pollution, I think the most sensible solution would be to have fire pits that are half the size of the current ones and have stricter...
| May 16, 2015
| 10:50 AM
Anaheim Ducks advance in playoffs
The Anaheim Ducks won the Western Conference semifinal series, four games to one, and advanced to meet the Chicago Blackhawks. The victory gives Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau his first appearance in a...
| May 13, 2015
| 5:00 AM
For years, Charles Lynch has waged a lonely battle against federal prosecutors intent on putting him in prison for selling medical marijuana.
But last week he received help from unexpected — and influential — allies.
In a strongly worded...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:41 PM
Two members of Congress from California who were authors of an amendment blocking the Justice Department from interfering with state medical marijuana laws are disputing Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr.’s narrow interpretation of the provision.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 8:05 PM
Ed Arnold has seen the Special Olympics since it began 47 years ago. He's been chairman on several boards for the Special Olympics. Nowadays, he's an ambassador of the special Games.
Arnold, known for his work as a local TV news reporter, lives in...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Joy, laughter, friendship, love, peace and harmony were everywhere in the rose garden at Bill Barber Park in Irvine on March 22 during the Iranian New Year celebration Nowruz, the most-celebrated event of the Persian calendar dating back millennia....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Harbor View Elementary School students celebrated a new flag pole on the school's lower playground with a ceremony Friday morning.
"I'm very proud of this school, with a new flag pole to make sure our flag always flies very high and very proud," said U....
| Mar 10, 2015
| 10:15 AM
This post has been corrected, as noted below.
With the special election for state Senate District 37 set for March 17, the familiar lament about negative advertising fills the op-ed pages, blogs and social media sites.
He said this, she said that, he...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 5:53 PM
Voters will soon cast ballots in special elections to fill three state Senate seats vacated by lawmakers who were elected to Congress last fall.
Although one of the races is already settled, the other two feature contests between veteran politicians...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:31 AM
A House bill backed by three members of Congress from Orange County would make John Wayne Airport a designated port of entry, meaning potential savings for the airport, airlines and passengers because JWA would no longer have to reimburse the federal...