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  • Check It Out: The first rule of Chuck Palahniuk is...

    Chuck Palahniuk's "Doomed" will be released in October and continue the story of Madison Spencer, a 13-year-old girl who died and found herself in Hell. Madison is one of many unique characters who comprise Palahniuk's novels, many of which are dark, harsh and surreal critiques of modern society. Be it Palahniuk's controversial "Fight Club" or "Snuff," it's the marginalized characters who give each novel a strong and unforgettable voice. This week's article presents a selection of novels by Palahniuk that are defined by the uniqueness of their protagonists.
  • Mailbag: JWA, Newport's interests are incompatible

    UCI adds track recruits

    Loyd Sicard, the 2013 California state champion in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles at Gardena Serra High, tops the list of UC Irvine men's track and field recruits announced recently. Sicard placed fourth in the 110-meter high hurdles and ran the...

    Project Hope gets $32,000 donation

    Project Hope gets $32,000 donation
    Project Hope Alliance, a Costa Mesa-based organization that works with at-risk and homeless families in Orange County, received a $32,000 donation last week from Corinthian Colleges Inc. of Santa Ana. The money was raised at a June 28 silent auction....

    Lobsters take the long route

    Lobsters take the long route
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. An estimated 1,000 lobsters will fly into John Wayne Airport on Friday evening. If you cast a glance skyward, you won't notice any marine crustaceans suspended in mid-air. They will, instead, disembark...