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  • On Faith: Studying the mind shows our true nature

    "Now listen carefully, because I am only going to tell you this 10 times!" So goes the joke about how difficult it can be to get someone's undivided attention. It is common for people to multitask with emailing or texting, talk on the phone using...
  • My Pet World: Author distressed about dog training

    Author Jennifer Arnold couldn't say it all in her first book, "Through a Dog's Eyes," so she wrote a second book, "In a Dog's Heart" (Spiegel and Grau, New York, NY, 2011; $25). In the new book, she focuses a lot on the connection we can develop with...
  • Cyclists ride for cancer

    COSTA MESA — Cycling with a mustache doesn't make you ride any faster, but it does garner a lot of awesome looks. And, with temperatures expected to be in the mid-40s, the extra facial protection may ward off frozen upper lips for a group of five...
  • UCI study: Metabolism closely linked to body clock

    The body's natural clock and metabolism are more closely linked than originally thought, according to a recently released UC Irvine study. Natural body functions, such as hormone secretion, correlate with the 24-hour light/dark cycle, researchers say....
  • Students get glimpses of the real world

    Students get glimpses of the real world
    Students in yellow hospital gowns, blue booties, hair nets and face masks stood around the chilly operating room as nurse Denise ten Bosch took them through aC-sectionprocedure. She pulled them into the imagined surgery in the labor and delivery wing...
  • Community Commentary: Like most nonprofits, senior center needs support

    The fortunes of nonprofits have changed drastically. Just like many individuals, nonprofits are feeling the crunch of the economic downturn. We predicted last year that nonprofits would find themselves on the frontlines of cutbacks and reduced spending....
  • Horvath recovering from brain surgery

    Horvath recovering from brain surgery
    Tony Horvath, a Newport Harbor High alumnus who was on the Sailors’ 1970 league championship football team, has been battling cancer since April. He endured chemotherapy from prostate cancer. He also recently went through brain surgery to have a...
  • On Faith: Prayer proves God doesn't exist

    Can one prove a negative hypothesis? It's usually very difficult to prove a negative hypothesis, but when a claim of attributes of a deity are made, and those claims have evidence that they do not exist, then it is partial proof of the non-existence of...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Pedestrian button removed from Margeurite Avenue

    City crews have removed a post with a pedestrian walk button from the Marguerite Avenue median. The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District board had sought the post's removal after completing an 11-month project to replace the signposts that hold...
  • Shop for a good cause

    Ready, set, shop! Local volunteers and philanthropists are hoping for a dazzling turnout at this year's Christmas Co. extravaganza, themed "A Home-Cooked Holiday." It's the Newport Beach-based Junior League of Orange County, California Inc.'s largest...
  • Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle

    A vehicle struck a pedestrian on Friday night near the intersection of Irvine Avenue and Mesa Drive, sending one person to the hospital with major injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol. Newport Beach Fire Department responders drove the...
  • City Life: Voters need to be accountable, too

    It is a phenomenon of the American voter. He is disgusted with Congress and believes it is the fault of every representative except the one in his district. That's the way it has been for more than two decades of polling by CNN. Last August, however, all...