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  • Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

    Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with.
  • Healing power of art

    Healing power of art
    The first time Linda Lawler spoke to Jacky she expected their conversation to be somber — sad, even. Instead, she was taken by the joy and hope beaming from the young woman, whose real name and age are not being used to protect her privacy....

    Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide

    Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide
    In 1989, Ling Chai joined friends and fellow students at Tiananmen Square for what she believed would be a peaceful protest. They gathered at the Beijing site to rally for political and social reform, better career prospects and a free media. But in...

    Court upholds Muslim students' convictions

    A panel of Orange County Superior Court judges recently upheld the convictions of a group of Muslim students found guilty of illegally interrupting an ambassador's speech at UC Irvine. An attorney representing some of the so-called "Irvine 11," however,...

    Dignifying farm work

    Growing up in Southern California as the son of an aerospace worker, Ricardo Mendoza never had to live the life of a migrant laborer. But he had a document framed on the wall at home that connected him to that part of the world. That was a letter from...