| Sep 23, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown's Office of Planning and Research convened a meeting this month of groundwater experts from the University of California to determine what is currently known about the state's underground water reserves and how they may be changing in the...
| Nov 5, 2013
In a move sure to please religious conservatives, President Obama's Justice Department filed a brief in the Supreme Court in favor of allowing overtly Christian prayers before city council meetings. It's an inexplicable move, and it's one more befitting a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Jaron Martin, the leading scorer in Chaminade history, has signed with UC Irvine. The recent high school graduate averaged 21 points for the Eagles and was part of a strong Mission League guard contingent.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Ron Carlson hadn't published a novel in more than a quarter-century when he put out the exquisite "Five Skies" in 2007. It's not that he wasn't working; during that period, he wrote five story collections and a work of YA fiction; he also ran the creative...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Many years ago I met a reader who told me a story about one of my own books. My first novel “The Tattooed Soldier” was new then, having recently been published by a small house in upstate New York. I was just coming to terms, then, with the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Rayan Gandhi, 8, told the California sunflower he had planted to "sleep well" as he tucked dirt around the seedling. One down, 100 to go.
Rayan was one of more than 20 volunteers who gathered Sunday at the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve to plant...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Zombies may scare college students, but apparently there's something far more frightening — differential equations.
Now UC Irvine is hoping that a hit show about a zombie apocalypse can make higher learning about advanced mathematics and other...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Sage Hill students, faculty and parents gathered on the Newport Coast campus of the private high school Thursday to celebrate the naming of the new Lisa Argyros and Family Science Center.
The crowd erupted in applause as Lisa Argyros presented a check...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:57 AM
When the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute opens its doors to the public Tuesday, UC Irvine will become home to Orange County's first academic eye institute.
The 70,000-square-foot eye health institute, which is part of UC Irvine Health, includes 34 patient...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Police have arrested a UC Irvine student on suspicion of assaulting two people, battering two others, exposing himself and brandishing a fake gun in a campus residence hall.
Andrei Tatuiko, 18, has denied the allegations, pleading not guilty before an...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Moments after stepping foot in New Delhi, Dominique Delorme's gaze fell upon a man on the side of the road.
He had no arms or legs, and he entreated passersby to place money in a bowl placed in front of him. Their gazes locked, and a grin blossomed on...