| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:37 AM
From the ousting of longtime City Councilman Larry Agran in November to accusations that UC Irvine's top police officials spied on staff and the public, a lot has happened in the past year in Irvine.
Here are the Daily Pilot's top 10 news stories from...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:14 PM
Inside an unassuming beige office building next to the UC Irvine campus, eight entrepreneurs aim to grow fledgling companies in a new tech business hub.
The Irvine work space offers the entrepreneurs free rent, opportunities to collaborate,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson.
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A former UC Irvine graduate student was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering his ex-wife on campus after a child-support dispute.
Judge William Froeberg also ordered Brian Hughes Benedict to pay almost $200,000 in...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:03 PM
How do starfish stay cool out of water?
Why do certain kinds of music give us the chills?
Which makes more of an impact — a full beer bottle or an empty one?
This isn't tomfoolery — each question is rooted in the scientific world and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
It is arguably the grandest party of the summer on the Orange Coast. Oceana's Sea Change event unfolded Aug. 18 at the spectacular Mediterranean estate of Karen and Bruce Cahill, attracting a chic crowd of some 500 residents dedicated to ocean...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Sage Hill students, faculty and parents gathered on the Newport Coast campus of the private high school Thursday to celebrate the naming of the new Lisa Argyros and Family Science Center.
The crowd erupted in applause as Lisa Argyros presented a check...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
When the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute opens its doors to the public Tuesday, UC Irvine will become home to Orange County's first academic eye institute.
The 70,000-square-foot eye health institute, which is part of UC Irvine Health, includes 34 patient...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Two local law school deans will battle over recent Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage in celebration of Constitution Day at Orange Coast College on Thursday.
Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of UC Irvine Law School, will return to OCC for the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Douglas Lee Underwood
Douglas (“Doug”) Lee Underwood, age 63, passed away on August 29, 2013, at his home in Newport Beach from congestive heart failure.
Doug was born on November 13, 1949, in Los Angeles, to Richard (“Dick”)...