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  • UC Irvine researchers make tests fun

    UC Irvine researchers make tests fun
    IRVINE — As Anna Origel leaned back and forth in a wheelchair at UC Irvine, a soccer goalie on the computer screen in front of her danced left and right, trying to block her shots. When Origel reclined, even just an inch, the goalie in the game...
  • Reel Critics: 'Resident Evil' keeps features that made it popular

    Reel Critics: 'Resident Evil' keeps features that made it popular
    "Resident Evil: Retribution" is the fifth movie in a very successful franchise that began as a series of apocalyptic Japanese video games. The surreal sci-fi adventure blends "Aliens" and "The Matrix" with "Blade Runner" overtones. For good measure,...
  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony records score to 'Diablo III'

    The classically trained ranks of the Pacific Symphony have made their way into a seemingly unlikely place: a computer game. But not just any game — the hotly anticipated "Diablo III." More than 100 musicians from the orchestra recorded the game'...
  • Newport police recruiting video mocked, then goes viral

    A Newport Beach Police Department recruiting video portraying officers scaling walls, shooting guns and letting loose vicious dogs went viral after being mocked by news websites such as the Huffington Post and The Agitator. Uploaded in 2008, the video is...
  • Reel Critics: This 007 flick leaves audience shaken, stirred

    Reel Critics: This 007 flick leaves audience shaken, stirred
    "Skyfall" may be the most satisfying James Bond film in years with jaw-dropping action, smart beautiful ladies and an Oscar-winning villain. Daniel Craig is again the impeccably tailored superspy and more vulnerable, physically and emotionally, than we'...
  • Commentary: Gun control in a 'devolving society'

    Much has been written regarding recent domestic-terrorist activity involving firearms. While one life is no more valuable than another, the media leverages the emotionally charged drama when children are involved. Fortunately, balanced coverage of these...
  • Reel Critics: Crime doesn't pay for audience

    Reel Critics: Crime doesn't pay for audience
    Director Ruben Fleischer served up a campy blood-fest in "Zombieland." Wisecracking shooters eliminated disposable members of the walking dead by the dozen. In "Gangster Squad," disposable gangsters line up to be shot to pieces by a more serious team of...
  • Commentary: On the inevitability of a second TV in the home

    Well, it happened. It was inevitable, friends tell me. It's part of the parenting experience, or so the experts say. We got a TV for our son's bedroom. He can now play "Call of Duty," yelling out bizarre yelps in the comforts of his own room. Of course,...
  • Kids play at grown-up work

    Kids play at grown-up work
    Kids gave up a day of summer relaxation to join the work force as part of When I Grow Up Day, hosted by the Pretend City Children's Museum in Irvine. Pretend City hopes through the event to inspire youngsters by letting them interact with professionals....
  • Pop culture stew could prove satisfying

    Pop culture stew could prove satisfying
    If David Lynch, Salvador Dali or some other surrealist master were given the task of programming a symphony concert, he or she might concoct something akin to this week's offering at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. First, take an orchestra that...
  • Creating with computers

    Creating with computers
    Editor's note: This corrects the grade level of the students who received netbooks at Davis, Sonora, Paularino and Killybrook elementary schools. COSTA MESA — Gathered in the multipurpose room at the end of a recent school day, students in Liz...