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  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • A vocal lesson for Rea, Pomona pupils

    A vocal lesson for Rea, Pomona pupils
    In a classroom full of elementary school students, a vocal instructor pointed at fifth-grader Bryan Agustin, who promptly opened his mouth and sang one word: tuba. His peers turned to look at him, eyes wide, and surprised by the beautiful sound that...
  • UCI transfers employee connected to racist online posts

    A UC Irvine employee accused of posting anti-Semitic and anti-black photos online has been reassigned to a job that will minimize his contact with students, according to a campus officials. The move, which was made Monday, comes after a campus...
  • Talking Shop: Drink your 20 pounds of veggies

    Talking Shop: Drink your 20 pounds of veggies
    Chase Bray was stumped. On the verge of launching his own business, the Newport Beach resident had a business plan formulated, investors lined up and a location in mind. What was missing was a name. One day, while working as a valet at the Montage...
  • Small in stature, big on talent

    Small in stature, big on talent
    It's rare to see Kevin Pizarro get embarrassed on a soccer field. He's that talented as a player. Yet, embarrassed is how Pizarro said he felt when during a December practice he lined up with the rest of his Estancia High teammates. As the Eagles...
  • New York Times veteran visits Newport

     New York Times veteran visits Newport
    For as long as Frank Bruni can remember, food has played a lead role in his life. In his Italian-American household in White Plains, N.Y., every family gathering was marked by culinary creations. He was a ravenous eater, with chubbiness to show for it....
  • Seniors set the example

    Seniors set the example
    When Becky Rigali-Jackson returns to her alma mater to demonstrate how to teach fitness classes for seniors, she knows exactly who to bring along. Seniors from Newport Beach joined Rigali-Jackson on March 4 at Cal State Fullerton to help her instruct an...
  • More room, more ability to help vets

    More room, more ability to help vets
    For Deanne Tate, president and chief executive of Veterans First, the selling points of the Orange County nonprofit's new digs are many. At about 9,300 square feet, the second-floor office suite in the heart of downtown Santa Ana has upwards of three...
  • Apodaca: Finding time to realize why we're so busy

    I'm not big on new year's resolutions but one thing I'm pretty much always resolving to do is manage my time better. Superior time management skills are considered essential in our fast-paced modern lives but few of us seem to be naturally gifted in...
  • An oasis for seniors

    An oasis for seniors
    At least three days a week, 82-year-old David Furnas heads to the gym. His destination is no Equinox, where the workout-obsessed flock to pump iron in tight shirts. Rather, Furnas exercises in a place where the members are more likely to sport gray hair...
  • A rogue's gallery in one actor

    A rogue's gallery in one actor
    Brent Harris is an experienced bad guy — on stage, at least. Without tooting his own horn too much, the New York City actor said he is a peaceful sort who avoids confrontation and is opposed to violence. But directors don't necessarily see that....
  • Komers work together

    Komers work together
    Matt Komer doesn't hesitate when he talks about his wife, Jaime. He jumps at the question, asking about her style when it comes to working as a yoga instructor. "She is very inviting to all levels," Komer says of his wife. "She can work with young girls...