| Jul 24, 2010
| 9:16 PM
CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — He fought powerful interests: Caltrans, Orange County, the state parks system and the Irvine Co., all in the name of ocean views.
Dale Ghere, then a high school biology teacher, spent the late 1990s eradicating a towering...
| Jul 31, 2010
DEATH VALLEY, Calif. -- It is the least of his problems, but his Skittles are melting.
Zach Gingerich has been running 45 miles in the 120-degree heat, and the bag of Skittles, one of his few joys during the brutal 135-mile Death Valley race, is...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 6:55 PM
(Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.)
Lake County's DNA doubts
What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
| Aug 19, 2010
There's more to a vision test than checking your vision. During a routine exam, eye doctors can detect chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension and even high cholesterol. And since most people 50-plus wear eyeglasses, optometrists can be the first...
| Aug 13, 2010
Reaching from Los Angeles to Yerevan, local doctors are healing the eyes of Armenian infants who otherwise would go blind.
In June, a team of six doctors performed surgeries at a neonatal clinic in Yerevan, delivered key equipment and trained roughly...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:06 PM
It was March 10 when many of you first read about the kitten Brady being born without eyelids (eyelid agenesis), and his lashes turning inward and rubbing on his corneas.
His first surgery was performed at the end of April and the Community Animal...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 10:27 AM
Heading back to school -- most parents view it as a positive time for their kids. What you may not see is the danger for their eyes. They're playing video games at home, staring at tv and computer screens and now in the classroom more computer time. A...
| Jan 26, 2011
Angela Hilliard, a forensics specialist with the Glendale Police Department, didn't know why her eyes were red and dry, or why she was feeling exhausted at the end of the day.
As a crime scene investigator on burglaries, robberies, suicides and the very...
| Aug 25, 2010
We often butt heads with our parents during our teenage years; it isn't until we've spent four years (or five or six) away at college that we realize how good we had it living at home.
If there was a problem with your car, for instance, you could just...
| Sep 9, 2010
At 5 p.m., as Jose Vega uncaps a tiny, $100 tube of ointment, he thinks of work. As a chef at Jabinero's, he should already be spreading ingredients - onions, peppers, meats - across the restaurant stovetop. But instead, he spreading ointment over two...
| Aug 29, 2010
Twenty-eight years after her death, and more than 50 years after first wowing audiences on the big screen, Grace Kelly, the statuesque blonde with the impossibly small waist and flawless face, continues to inspire designers and admirers alike.
| Aug 30, 2010
Although most people know to head to the eye doctor when they have trouble seeing things correctly, many people don't know the differences between the duties of an optometrist and those of an ophthalmologist.
The obvious difference, however, is that an...