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  • Two years for drug ring

    After he gets out of prison in two years, a Newport Beach man recently convicted for his part in an international drug-trafficking ring will serve five years' probation and be prohibited from getting any job with access to a wireless device, court records...
  • It's a Gray Area: Reality in Pelican Bay Prison

    A few weeks ago I devoted this column to the comments and observations of my friend Dr. Earl Fuller about his experiences while volunteering at the women's prison at Chowchilla. The interest in the column was high, and I wanted to share two responses with...
  • Charges dropped in biker case

    A Superior Court judge on Friday dropped felony charges against a Costa Mesa man implicated in a 2008 biker brawl, bringing a tentative close to the cases stemming from the barroom incident. John Phillip Lloyd, 42, was accused of being a Hells Angel gang...
  • UCI professor receives $4.7M for malaria research

    IRVINE — Close to half of the world's population risks contracting malaria on a daily basis. Although Africa ranks among the most dangerous regions for the illness, Southeast Asia has some of the strongest strains of malaria, which are growing...
  • Autism and military families

    Autism and military families
    Five years ago, Justin Marroquin, now 7, was diagnosed with autism, which explained some personality quirks like moodiness, attention and social issues. Like most families in their situation — an estimated 1 in 110 children are diagnosed with...
  • UCI medical school goes digital

    IRVINE — On Friday, UC Irvine's School of Medicine ushered in the class of 2014. This year, instead of finding a shiny new stethoscope in their pockets, they got something a little sweeter: an Apple iPad. So far, the program is the first in...
  • Lido Isle residents contest rehab center

    Residents on an upscale island in Newport Harbor are contesting a drug-rehabilitation home that has been operating there for the past 10 years. A lawyer for the Lido Isle Community Assn. sent a letter to the city Friday opposing a proposed agreement with...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Buy green air purifying machines

    Imagine walking into a home full of green plants. When you open the door, the area greets you with an unmistakable feeling. The air is alive and clean, full of positive energy. The plants seem to be giving off not only oxygen, but good vibrations. A...
  • Event shows them 'endless possibilities'

    Event shows them 'endless possibilities'
    NEWPORT BEACH — A group of girls worked quickly, racing against a team of boys to finish first. The two teams were each gathered in front of a limbless mannequin with exposed, removable organs, trying to connect the different body parts with their...
  • My Pet World: Radiation treatment not needed

    Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle Q: We...
  • Hoping to breathe easier

    Hoping to breathe easier
    NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night. The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
  • Fundraiser helps autistic children

    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo with ACT Today Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, "Young and Restless" actress Kate Linder and author Mara Brown. NEWPORT COAST — Mother's Day was celebrated a little early Monday...