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  • Commentary: Interfaith dialogue is about open mind, heart

    I was a religion major at Chapman University, took several postgraduate world religions courses at Claremont Graduate University and taught classes at Orange Coast College. I am on the board of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and am very active...
  • Steinberg: PED users don't belong in Hall of Fame

    Three worthy baseball veterans were admitted to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday. The voters were right to honor their achievements. Pitcher Roger Clemens and outfielder Barry Bonds did not receive enough votes. Clearly, their alleged use of steroids...
  • Talking Shop: No quarters for this laundry

    Talking Shop: No quarters for this laundry
    It can take anywhere from one to two hours for the smell of clean clothes to infiltrate your senses at a laundromat. But Elson Lai and Chris Carey were determined to do one better. They established a company that completes a laundry cycle in just 10...
  • Commentary: In 24 hours I turned 70, became a grandmother

    There's a difference between being a 69-year-old runner and a 70-year-old grandma. For me it was one day. I celebrated my 70th birthday on Nov. 12, and my granddaughter, Jules Maggie, was born on Nov. 13. My daughter, Rachel, a marathoner, finished...
  • Health professions for students of color is conference topic

    The new faces of medicine will be at UC Irvine Saturday. The Latino Medical Student Assn. and the Student National Medical Assn. from the UC Irvine School of Medicine are hosting a conference to discuss the admissions process at health professions...
  • Reality as a warning

    Reality as a warning
    From his wheelchair in the Corona del Mar High School gym, Aaron Rubin held up one finger to indicate "yes" and two fingers for "no" as he answered questions about a drug addiction that led him to a catastrophic overdose. "This is Aaron," said his...
  • Commentary: Of 'toe buddies,' podiatrists and ibuprofen

    A few years ago my doctor called me an "under-utilizer," which I took to mean I didn't use much medicine. Today I'm an ultra-utilizer. The podiatrist's "toe-buddy" encircles my big toe. Physical therapy tape lines the bottom of my foot, and marbles to...
  • Humane Society offers vaccine clinic

    The Orange County Humane Society will host a rabies vaccine clinic for Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents' pets Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., dogs can get a rabies vaccine for $8 at the Costa Mesa Bark Park at 890 Arlington Drive, according to...
  • Check It Out: Readers, come on, get happy

    Happiness — it's a quality we are all looking to find and keep. Although no one is happy all the time, some people appear to feel more fulfilled than others. Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you...
  • Former student warns of drug danger

    Former student warns of drug danger
    Costa Mesa High School graduate Kory Bennion addressed about 100 parents and students at his former campus this week during the culmination of the campus' anti-drug event. "There were people that were really close to me that were addicted to alcohol and...
  • A Super Bowl party for Raelyn, a child with leukemia

    A Super Bowl party for Raelyn, a child with leukemia
    The Harbaugh brothers and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis are popular stories leading up to Super Bowl XLVII. The stories are hardly important to Greg and Rebecca Beckler of Orange County. Their attention is on Raelyn Beckler, their toddler...
  • UCI develops app that stores DNA info on smartphones

    Computer scientists at UC Irvine have developed an app that stores encrypted segments of DNA information on smartphones, giving way to countless possible medical and social uses, according to KTLA. Developers say the app, called GenoDroid, could be used...