| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
It was a place where thousands got medical treatment -- for conditions both minor and life threatening. Tonight, we have learned the Aid Village Clinic in Africa, funded by Chicago philanthropist Ann Lurie, has closed.
We profiled the clinic last year...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Old World Village held the 11th annual International Celebration of Christmas and live Nativity play on Dec. 2.
The money raised from proceeds and donations will benefit World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization.
Bell choir "Beach City...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:53 AM
On a recent Wednesday, Top of the World Elementary School's multipurpose room was like downtown Laguna Beach the weekend before Christmas.
But instead of harried shoppers carrying bags of store-bought goods, all the items being sold were homemade. And...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:08 PM
First Academy 66, Circle Christian 20
Buzz: Hudson Price and Fletcher McGee each had 12 points for First Academy (5-1).
Trinity Prep 48, Orangewood 34
Buzz: T.J. Amalbert scored 12 points for Trinity Prep (6-0). Tate Morse...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The straw-colored balls dangling from this acacia tree look like tumbleweed, but they're actually bird nests, built by the aptly named weaver bird.
Jack Seifert encountered the nests at the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya during a safari in early...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Jene Meece got involved with Kenya on a whim.
In 2006, the Newport Beach resident read a news story about Father Henry Simaro, head of the African Child Foundation, visiting the United States to raise money for Fanaka Primary School, in the Kenyan...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:43 PM
The criminal allegations against Nolan Bernard could put him in prison for life. But on Monday, it was his tenuous link to Orange County's home-confinement program — through its most damning failure, the case of Bessman Okafor — that he was...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Hong Kong authorities confiscated $3.4 million ($26.7 million in Hong Kong currency) worth of ivory found in two shipping containers this week.
The illegal goods weighed more than 8,000 pounds, making it one of the biggest seizures of ivory in Hong Kong....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:36 PM
President Obama told Jay Leno Wednesday night that Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's comments about pregnancy and rape illustrate why men alone should not be making decisions about women's issues.
"Rape is rape. It is a crime," Obama told...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
With a 10th-place finish, Naperville's Chris Derrick helped the United States win a landmark silver medal in the senior men's race Sunday at the World Cross-Country Championships in snowy Bysgoszcz, Poland.
It was the first U.S. senior men's medal at...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Artspace has announced a provocative new exhibit, at the gallery from mid-May through late June, about “racial identity, blackness and otherness.” The show uses cartoon images from animation and graphic art to explore these themes. The...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Babies were everywhere," said Linda Taylor, who noticed a baby boom during her safari in Kenya earlier this year.
At Lake Nakuru National Park, about 100 miles northwest of Nairobi, this rhino pair caught Taylor's eye as it crossed a road to a field....