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  • Closing arguments in 2009 Laguna murder case

    Closing arguments in 2009 Laguna murder case
    A prosecutor gave closing arguments Wednesday claiming that a 23-year-old Lake Forest man accused of murdering a Laguna Beach man in his apartment in 2009 repeatedly lied to police investigators and was a knowing participant in the crime. Orange...
  • Investigation focuses on doctor in drug deaths

    Investigation focuses on doctor in drug deaths
    The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician. Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
  • From homeless to headlining

    From homeless to headlining
    Julian St. John's portrait "Crucifix Dreamz" looks lonely and haunted, not unlike the circumstances that created it. The image, mostly in blue pen, features a bearded man with ringed, blood-shot eyes staring almost vacantly at the viewer. Over his white...
  • Woman meets donor three years later

    Woman meets donor three years later
    Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco. Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
  • The Doctor's Corner: An early start on treating menopause

    This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change." A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
  • Police: Prescription meds stolen at gunpoint

    A gun-wielding thief took $290 worth of prescription medication from a woman after she left a Laguna Beach drug store last week, Laguna Beach police said. The uninjured woman, a 27-year-old Laguna Beach resident, came to the police station Tuesday to...
  • F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize

    F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize
    F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...
  • Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer

    Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer
    Roy J. Britten, a Caltech biologist who discovered that the mammalian genome includes large quantities of repetitive DNA sequences that do not serve as blueprints for genes, has died. He was 92. Britten, who had pancreatic cancer, died Jan. 21 at his...
  • Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids

    Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids
    Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath. Appreciate it. On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
  • Suspect arrested in jewelry thefts

    Suspect arrested in jewelry thefts
    Laguna Beach police have arrested a suspect in connection to a string of commercial burglaries targeting sellers of Native American jewelry. Jeffrey Todd Stark, 51, was taken into custody outside his Corona del Mar home Thursday morning after a DNA...