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  • UCI researchers: Human brains not that dissimilar

    A group of UC Irvine scientists have contributed to an international study that could help researchers develop medicines for brain conditions. After studying two-and-a-half male human brains, the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Brain Science and the...
  • From The Boathouse: Some bad news for boaters

    Ahoy! The California Department of Boating and Waterways is now a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation. This repositioning will negatively affect boaters, boating infrastructure, on-the-water law enforcement, and boating education. The...
  • Newport Beach Film Festival to have 18 world premieres

    The Newport-Mesa will become a movie industry magnet this week as more than 400 films from 50 nations land here for the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. Eighteen of those films will be having their world premiere. Festival organizers hope...
  • Artist to debut documentary at film festival

    Artist to debut documentary at film festival
    Wyland seethed. Five days after an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig in April 2010 killed 11 oil platform workers, the Laguna Beach marine artist was in a boat in Gulf of Mexico waters off the Louisiana coast, surveying the environmental...
  • Newport-Mesa poised to reap big dollars from Film Festival

    With some events and the opening- and closing-night films already sold out as of Wednesday, a booming 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) may bring as much as $10 million to the city's coffers. As a low estimate, Visit Newport Beach Inc. President...
  • Film reveals prescription drug abuse in Orange County

    Film reveals prescription drug abuse in Orange County
    While most parents think to check the liquor cabinet or smell their teen's breath after a party, some are realizing that youths are turning to a much more elusive drug. Without a thought, you see it everyday when you open the medicine cabinet and brush...
  • 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...