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  • Lurie's Aid Village Clinic Closes

    Lurie's Aid Village Clinic Closes
    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...
  • Around Town: Christmas around the world

    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...
  • Holiday boutique teaches students business skills

    Holiday boutique teaches students business skills
    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...
  • Varsity Scores: Dec. 11

    Varsity Scores: Dec. 11
    Boys basketball 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...
  • Your Scene: A hopeful lovebird's nest in Kenya

    Your Scene: A hopeful lovebird's nest in Kenya
    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...
  • Cradle to Career boosts education in Kenya

    Cradle to Career boosts education in Kenya
    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...
  • Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program

    Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program
    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...
  • Hong Kong authorities confiscate $3.4 million worth of ivory

    Hong Kong authorities confiscate $3.4 million worth of ivory
    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....
  • Obama objects to Mourdock's rape comment, skewers Trump

    Obama objects to Mourdock's rape comment, skewers Trump
    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...
  • Naperville runner Derrick wins team silver at world meet

    Naperville runner Derrick wins team silver at world meet
    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...
  • 'Toonskin show due at Artspace in May

    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...
  • Your Scene: Baby boom in Kenya

    Your Scene: Baby boom in Kenya
    "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....