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  • A new California trend -- prosecuting rap

     A new California trend -- prosecuting rap
    For 16 months, Bay Area rapper Deandre Mitchell — better known as Laz Tha Boy — has been sitting in a jail cell faced with a decision no artist should have to make: whether to defend his innocence at trial, knowing his music likely will be...
  • Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy

    Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy
    Frances Saldaña is a petite woman with a soft smile and big, kind eyes. But behind her gentle demeanor lies a will of iron that has proved essential to enduring a life of unimaginable tragedy. Saldaña generously shares her story with anyone willing to...
  • Toxic emission spikes at fracking sites are rarely monitored, study finds

    People in natural gas drilling areas who complain about nauseating odors, nosebleeds and other symptoms they fear could be caused by shale development are usually told by state regulators that monitoring data show the air quality is fine. But a new study...
  • In the Pipeline: Elvis sightings — for real

    We all know that Elvis has left the proverbial building. But as I learned several days ago, Elvis also left a footprint here in Huntington Beach. I've been doing research for a book on Orange County's rock 'n' roll history. As some of you might...
  • Qatari court sentences Calif. couple to prison for daughter's death

    Qatari court sentences Calif. couple to prison for daughter's death
    A San Gabriel Valley couple who moved to Qatar to help the tiny country ready itself for hosting the 2020 World Cup games were sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for the death of their adopted daughter, a verdict that stunned those who have...
  • Sting like a bee -- the feds' tricky enforcement tool

    Seems like there are more stings in the headlines lately than there are on a kid who steps on a moon jellyfish. San Francisco’s Leland Yee, the Democratic state senator whose fellow Democrats want to put an “ex” in front of that...
  • Virgen: Prep football's poster boy

    Virgen: Prep football's poster boy
    When Daniel Lawrence was a freshman, he could easily be described as scrawny, not really someone you'd expect to play football. He was 5-foot-9, 115 pounds and what's worse he began to lose confidence. A lack of playing time can do that to any...
  • Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists

    Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists
    Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business. The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
  • Lions capture first national championship

    Lions capture first national championship
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Vanguard University Lions may not be who we thought they were, but if one wants to crown Coach Rhett Soliday's men's basketball players, one can now officially crown them. The Lions defeated Emmanuel College of Georgia, 70-...
  • 1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization. The finding more than doubles previous estimates “and confirms that air...
  • Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'

    Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'
    WASHINGTON — Working as a Jack in the Box cashier, Marissa Cruz Santos breathed a sigh of relief last year when she qualified for an Obama administration program that defers deportation of young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children....