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  • Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell.
  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...

    From Russia with love — of dancing

    From Russia with love — of dancing
    The first time Jean-Christophe Maillot laid eyes on Diana Vishneva, he was gripped by the feeling that she was weird — not in a way that made him cringe or avert his sight. Quite the opposite. He was spellbound. "She was not what we were used to...

    Apodaca: Moms are the best 'men' for the job

    My son needed toadstools. In 20 minutes. We had just been through a hot, dry spell, and I had no idea where I'd find them, but extra credit in honors biology was on the line, so I put on my Super Mom cape and leapt to the rescue. I called Roger's...

    He worked, watching his hometown burn

    He worked, watching his hometown burn
    My memories of the Laguna firestorm of 1993 are still vivid, 20 years later. I photographed the day of the burn, weeks of clean-up and the feature stories that followed. It was a distinctive career experience for me as a photographer, covering my...