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According to Chris Epting's In The Pipeline column, "Something fishy going on with fire ring ban," April 4, he learned the hard way what the Air Quality Management District is really all about. Those green, environmentally friendly shoes pinch when you...
Tags: Jerry Brown, Government, Politics, Business, National Government
When professional surfer Rob Machado rolled into the Corona del Mar High School gym Friday morning, he brought a message with him. "World Water Day," he said after hopping off a skateboard. "We're here to honor what keeps us alive." To mark the United...
Hers is a story of solitude at sea for months on end, with only the raw power of nature to break the silence. She's rowed thousands of miles and survived countless ocean-borne perils, from dehydration to 20-foot waves threatening to capsize her 23-...
Tags: Politics, Indigenous People, Interior Policy, Sports, Oceans
I have been crusading for years to enlist sports in the battle to combat climate change. Our Sporting Green Alliance takes sustainable technology in water, wind, solar, recycling and resurfacing and asks stadiums, arenas and practice fields at the...
Tags: Charity, Petroleum Industry, Arts, Arts and Culture
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and tore into President Obama on Thursday night at a California Republican Party fundraiser. The reception at the private Pacific Club in Newport Beach aimed to...
Mason Lyle's third-grade teacher said he would be successful in math or science, but he would never be able to string a sentence together. "But not to worry, he will have a secretary," Mason's mom, Shelly Beck, remembered the teacher telling her. The...
IRVINE — Considering the fact the payments went toward a charity for children, everyone appeared to have received their money's worth in the inaugural Harmony and Hoops Charity Basketball Game at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Saturday. An 88-87...
The human race has shown a remarkable capacity throughout history to ignore physical reality and embrace demonstrably false facts. When Galileo was bold enough to assert the sun rather than the earth was the center of the universe he was put under...
Christine Bonadonna AP and IB Classes Taken: AP Biology; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Calculus AB; AP Calculus BC; AP Physics; IB English; IB Chemistry; IB Psychology; IB Spanish; IB Theory of Knowledge School Activities/Clubs: Other than being...
The 2010 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year is heading to Newport Beach to share her tales of rowing across the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans. Roz Savage will open the ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum's Waterman Lecture Series...
Tags: Arts and Culture
In late November and early December, I attended the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. I was selected to represent the Girl Scouts of the USA as part of a youth delegation for the World Assn. of Girl Guides and Girl...
Prison reform has dominated California's budgeting discussions. When a state with 10% of the nation's prisoners makes 20% of the nation's prison expenditures, something must be wrong. Or so the argument goes. To save money, Gov. Jerry Brown recently...
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