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  • Water Polo: Christian a champion

    Water Polo: Christian a champion
    IRVINE — Carly Christian is used to being called the underdog. She heard it often during her last two years at Newport Harbor High. That didn't stop her from helping lead the Sailors to the 2012 CIF Southern Section Division 1 title, and a...
  • Peñaloza: Seabold, Vetrovec come out winners

    Peñaloza: Seabold, Vetrovec come out winners
    Connor Seabold says he can draw like his talented father, Kirk. His dad works as a graphic designer. The young Seabold doesn't spend much time drawing these days. He prefers to paint the outside corner of the plate and brush back batters. Seabold...
  • Glendale to send 100th entry to Tournament of Roses Parade

    Glendale to send 100th entry to Tournament of Roses Parade
    Lilit Mkrtchian's favorite part of watching the Tournament of Roses Parade every year is spotting the Glendale float and pointing out the parts she helped decorate. Come this New Year's Day, she will be able to boast about the uva grass, a cream-colored...
  • Database catalogs movie firearms

    This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
  • How the relationship between employers and workers changed

    How the relationship between employers and workers changed
    Decades ago, many workers spent their whole lives at the same job, retiring with a full pension, and maybe even a gold watch from their boss. Now, almost no one works at the same place for life, and there’s much less loyalty between employers...
  • Heinrich Rohrer dies at 79; a father of nanotechnology

    Heinrich Rohrer dies at 79; a father of nanotechnology
    The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
  • San Diego man dies in fireworks explosion

     
    A 20-year-old San Diego man has died of injuries suffered in a fireworks explosion in Riverside County, according to the county coroner. William Calabrese, a student at UC Santa Barbara, was preparing a fireworks demonstration in Wildomar Friday for a.......
  • UC San Diego again tops national rankings of universities

     
    The 2012 listing, released Monday, put the UC San Diego campus as number one nationwide for the third year in a row based on such socially conscious efforts as enrolling and graduating low-income students, supporting research and encouraging students&#...
  • 'Gangnam' video spinoff: El Monte lifeguards to ask council for jobs back

     
    Most of the 13 lifeguards and a manager who lost their jobs after making a video spoof of the Korean pop song "Gangam Style" will go to El Monte's City Council meeting Tuesday night, asking for their positions back....
  • 'Gangnam Style' singer Psy, flash mob expected at The Grove today

     
    Gangnam-Style: The South Korean pop star whose "Gangnam Style" dance became a viral video sensation and led to the firing of some El Monte city lifeguards is expected to make an appearance in Los Angeles Monday afternoon....
  • UCLA and USC tie in national non-athletic ranking

     
    It’s a tie! Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are on the very same berth in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report....
  • Surfer spots 14-foot shark in Santa Barbara Harbor

     
    A surfer spotted a 14-foot white shark at the entrance of Santa Barbara Harbor on Wednesday afternoon, according to an advisory issued by county authorities. The shark charged directly in front of the surfer but not at him, as if......