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  • Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash

    Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash
    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...
  • Tech companies look to grow in new Irvine incubator

    Tech companies look to grow in new Irvine incubator
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife

    Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife
    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...
  • Apodaca: Time for commencement speeches to graduate?

    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....
  • Apodaca: Topic of sexual assaults on campus finally receiving proper attention

    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...
  • This Loh is riding high

    This Loh is riding high
    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...
  • The Crowd: Supporting sea, fighting brain disease

    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...
  • Celebrating new Sage Hill science center and special donor

    Celebrating new Sage Hill science center and special donor
    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...
  • UCI to open first academic eye institute

    UCI to open first academic eye institute
    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...
  • Deans to square off over same-sex marriage

    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...
  • Douglas Lee Underwood

    Douglas Lee Underwood
    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”)...