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Civil and Human Rights

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  • Transgender woman's lawsuit accuses Barnes & Noble of discrimination, harassment

    Transgender woman's lawsuit accuses Barnes & Noble of discrimination, harassment
    A transgender woman who worked at Barnes & Noble stores in Huntington Beach and Irvine sued the bookseller last week, alleging that she was humiliated and then pushed out of her job when she began transitioning from male to female.
  • Commentary: Proposed law would protect flags on college campuses

    The recent vote by a student council at UC Irvine to ban the display of the American flag is truly a moment made for social media: baffling at first, difficult to fathom, easy to tweet. In today's media landscape, news travels fast, scandal even faster,...

    UCI clinic plays role in halting workplace raids in Arizona

    A federal judge on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction halting workplace raids in Arizona that targeted undocumented employees — an early victory in a case brought by the UC Irvine Law Immigrant Rights Clinic and others. Nearly 800...

    Costa Mesa Councilwoman-elect Foley ready to serve

    Costa Mesa Councilwoman-elect Foley ready to serve
    For Katrina Foley, with the busy election season now behind her and her name solidly atop the list of eight Costa Mesa City Council candidates, it was a "perfect day for cheesy grits." On Wednesday morning, Foley and her husband headed over to Old...

    Plywood political sign out, then in compliance

    Plywood political sign out, then in compliance
    One late night in September, Costa Mesa activist Chris McEvoy used some plywood to make a statement of his discontent with the mayor and a proposed development in Newport Beach. The end product read: "Riggheimer (sic) Supports 15,000+ cars a day on...