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  • Year of the Ram ushered in at South Coast Plaza ceremony

    Year of the Ram ushered in at South Coast Plaza ceremony
    South Coast Plaza officials rolled out the red carpet Thursday evening to welcome Consul-General ambassador Liu Jian and other notable officials to the retail center's "Year of the Ram" private opening ceremony.
  • Reader Report: Crossing the Cold War frontier into North Korea

    Reader Report: Crossing the Cold War frontier into North Korea
    PANMUNJOM, South Korea – My wife and I have just returned from North Korea. Our visit to this infamous land of tyranny and oppression lasted about 10 minutes. Our adventure began in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, when we headed north...

    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...

    It's A Gray Area: Gratitude for 'Cups of Tea' author

    Editor's note: Instead of his regular column, James P. Gray this week has decided to share a letter he sent to "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson. Mr. Greg Mortenson Central Asia Institute P.O. Box 7209 Bozeman, Montana 59771 Dear Greg, In...

    Newport fugitive arrested on yacht in Malaysia gets 10 years in prison

    A former Newport Beach businessman who eluded authorities for more than a dozen years before being arrested living aboard a 58-foot yacht in Malaysia was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for running an Internet company that bilked hundreds...