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HIV - AIDS

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  • Bias complaint filed against CdM

    The Orange County Equality Coalition has filed a complaint with the state accusing Corona del Mar High School of discriminating against an organization that offers support to gays and lesbians. The coalition alleges in a Department of Education filing...
  • It's A Gray Area: Control is always better than prohibition

    My wonderful mother studied one year at Occidental College before she went on to UC Berkeley, so maybe that was the reason she never liked the term "oxymoron." But that brings to my mind that the biggest oxymoron in our lives today is the term "controlled...
  • The Latest: That '60s book, and that '70s album

    The Latest: That '60s book, and that '70s album
    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...
  • Reel Critics: Strong acting sells 'Buyers Club'

    Reel Critics: Strong acting sells 'Buyers Club'
    "Dallas Buyers Club" is a hardscrabble look at a real-life character who helped transform the nation's attitude toward AIDS. Ron Woodroof was a Texas roughneck working the oil fields, riding bulls in the rodeo and partying way too much for his own good....
  • Providing aid for AIDS victims

    Providing aid for AIDS victims
    Ariel Vapor was disheartened when he received the news, but not particularly surprised. He was HIV-positive. Seated at the UCI Medical Center, with his skin pockmarked by MRSA [methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus] infections, he knew his...
  • Support (and empathy) for the kids

    Support (and empathy) for the kids
    Even now, Jennifer Friend wonders if her former classmates from sixth and seventh grades bought the stories she would spin. Growing up, she masked her family's financial instability and episodic homelessness by claiming that her phone wasn't working...
  • Bash benefits Children's Hospitals

    T here are events that are considered "cool," and then there are events that are considered "really cool." The second annual The Bash, benefiting Children's Hospitals in Orange County, Los Angeles and San Francisco, recently took over the hipster...
  • Irvine hosts food drive through Jan. 15

    Irvine is looking to collect 5,000 pounds of canned foods through Jan. 15, according to the city's website. The Healthy Food Drive hosted by the city and in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank aims to gather nonperishable items such as canned...
  • Letters From The Editor: This fight for charity is above the belt

    It's no secret that the Daily Pilot competes with the Orange County Register — at least in the Newport-Mesa neck of the woods. So you might think I take great joy in the fact that two Register columnists plan to beat each other up — with...
  • Trustee: We are searching for new superintendent

    Trustee: We are searching for new superintendent
    COSTA MESA — Newport-Mesa Unified school board Trustee Karen Yelsey said the board "will be in the search for a new superintendent" in light of Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard's conviction of two felonies on Monday. "It is what it is," said Yelsey, a Hubbard...
  • My Pet World: Adopted chubby kitten needs a weight-loss plan

    ORLANDO, Fla. — These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18. Question: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a...
  • Determined to make positive change

    Determined to make positive change
    Scott Beaver knows the difficulty first-hand of being an openly gay teen, but the deaths of three friends is what spurred him to action. Two committed suicide; a third succumbed to AIDS, the Newport Harbor High School senior said. "That has been the...