| 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”)...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Two legal scholars battled over marriage equality during a debate at Orange Coast College on Thursday.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, argued as a proponent of marriage equality. His opponent, John Eastman, former Chapman...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including 75,000 in Orange County. By mid-century, those numbers could nearly triple, according to current projections.
That's a frightening prospect. Most of us know someone who has suffered...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
On a mostly listless Tuesday at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Conrad Tao sat at his dressing room piano in casual street clothes and played a snippet of the world's most terrifying piece of music.
The 19-year-old closed his eyes and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Vince O'Boyle, whose coaching tenure is the second longest in the history of UC Irvine athletics, has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31.
O'Boyle is in his 32nd season as head coach of the Anteaters men's and women's cross country programs, and...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Return to Oakpine
by Ron Carlson
Viking; 264 pages
The high school years are such a slim period — about one 20th of a typical lifespan — and yet they can weigh so heavily in our memory. To attend a reunion is to be overjoyed to see old...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:27 PM
If it is a summer Friday night in Newport, the Ritz is arguably the place to be and be seen. In the grand tradition of the neighborhood pub, the remarkable Ritz, founded three decades ago by the late local legend Hans Prager and presently in the hands...