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  • Residents decry tree trimming

    Residents decry tree trimming
    NEWPORT BEACH — Residents in Newport Heights worry that a tree-trimming program threatens species of protected birds that nest there during the spring mating season. Some Clay Street homeowners are questioning the city's trimming of about 15...
  • The God Squad: Jews actually await two messiahs

    Question: Since the Jewish people are still awaiting the Christ, who do you expect the messiah to be and what do you expect him to do? Do you await a military leader who conquers territory, a spiritual leader who conquers the ills of souls, or someone...
  • For humans, eelgrass not always greener

    For humans, eelgrass not always greener
    NEWPORT BEACH — Some call it a weed. A scourge on the bay. Others, mainly fish, can't live without it. Eelgrass, a type of seagrass found throughout Southern California bays, lines the shore in many parts of Newport Harbor and provides refuge...
  • The Crowd: Another year CHOC-ful of follies

    The Crowd: Another year CHOC-ful of follies
    The CHOC Follies recently wrapped up its 15th annual production, "Christina and the Crystal Ball: A Cinderella Story for the Social Net Set." It was a four-show run that played to some 2,300 cheering fans at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore...
  • Mesa Musings: Right professor brings biology to life for humanities student

    I detested biology as a high school youth, so I wasn't thrilled to face it again in professor Lloyd Mason Smith's Orange Coast College Biology 100 class in 1968. Smith, however, turned my opinion on its ear. He took what this humanities student...
  • Davis Magnet School delivers green message

    With a fishing pole in hand and the remains of a "compost cupcake" on her face, 5-year-old Avalon Freyder dipped her line into the pseudo pool of mini rubber ducks and trivia questions for a game intended to teach children about the environment. For...
  • Apodaca: Back Bay Science Center a hidden jewel, resource

    While on a walk around Newport Dunes recently, I was brought up short by the sight of a majestic bird perched on a post on Back Bay Drive. After a few minutes, it took wing, and as it flew overhead, I could see a fish clutched in its talons. I would soon...
  • Creationism: 'Gobbledy gook' or fact?

    Creationism: 'Gobbledy gook' or fact?
    Plainview, Kan., exists in Catherine Trieschmann's imagination. But the playwright is no stranger to the actual fertile flatlands of the Great Plains, the threat of tornadoes that hangs above the American heartland's sky and its charged social issues....
  • On Theater: Beliefs clash in SCR's 'World' premiere

    Those who believe in science and those whose lives are ruled by faith are, by definition, worlds apart in their concept of what is commonly known as the creation. For one camp to sway the other, either by logic or by religious conversion, is virtually...
  • For the love of sea lions

    For the love of sea lions
    Julia Wolfe, 12, isn't waiting for a degree in marine biology to start helping pinnipeds. The Newport Beach resident chose to focus her bat mitzvah project on seals and sea lions by raising money for the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach....
  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • UCI researcher wins large research grant

    A UC Irvine stem cell researcher won a $4.8-million grant to fund research toward a treatment for multiple sclerosis. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded immunologist Thomas Lane, of the campus' Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell...