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  • Fitness Files: The American way may shock you

    Haunting the nonfiction aisle at Newport Beach's libraries, I discover topics I never knew interested me — early submariners, distance swimmers, psychopaths, John Wilkes Booth's escape, beating Las Vegas casinos, venturesome entrepreneurs.
  • Congressmen question costs, mission of Wildlife Services agency

    Congressmen question costs, mission of Wildlife Services agency
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's inspector general will investigate a federal agency whose mission is to exterminate birds, coyotes, mountain lions and other animals that threaten the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers. The investigation of U.S....

    Council eyes new animal laws

    Council eyes new animal laws
    IRVINE — The City Council is considering legislation that would ban cat and dog sales at retail shops in Irvine, make neutering and spaying of cats and dogs mandatory, and bar travelling animal entertainment acts such as circuses, petting zoos and...

    Catering just for canines

    Catering just for canines
    NEWPORT BEACH — Turkey and whole wheat macaroni, lamb and brown rice, and beef and russet potato are just a few of the "true foods" on the menu at a new local healthy dining business. But these FDA- and USDA-certified menu items are made just...

    Irvine's Taco Bell accused of skimping on beef

    "Where's the beef?" could become another fast-food restaurant's motto. A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court says there's not enough meat in Irvine-based Taco Bell's offerings to qualify as beef. The plaintiff is identified as Amanda Obney of...