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  • Point is picture perfect

    Point is picture perfect
    Even with a marine layer, a gorgeous view beats a Monday morning at the office any day. Crystal Cove State Park's celebration of the area's designation as a State and National Landmark on June 28 provides the ideal excuse to start the week with fresh...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast - Corona del Mar

    CORONA DEL MAR HIGH SCHOOL Lyssa Aruda AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: AP physics; statistics; lit/comp; gov't/econ; art history; calculus; lang/comp; chemistry; U.S. history; European history; President, National Honor Society; President and...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast - Newport Harbor

    NEWPORT HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL Jason Cernius AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism), Physics C...
  • 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...
  • Scat may contain clues to marine mammals' Southern California deaths

    Scat may contain clues to marine mammals' Southern California deaths
    Mark Lowry has collected sea lion and elephant seal scat from San Nicolas and San Clemente islands for more than three decades to track the long-term health of marine mammal life off the California coast. But the federal biologist's work has new meaning...
  • From the Doctor's Corner: Good news about genetic cancer risks

    The recent disclosure by actress Angelina Jolie that she had undergone elective bilateral mastectomies to reduce her risk of breast cancer provides an opportunity to understand the science behind the BRCA gene mutation she carries. Jolie's mother died...
  • Sculptor says his live-work project would benefit environment

    Sculptor says his live-work project would benefit environment
    A proposed 30-unit, live-work space for artists in the canyon would provide environmental benefits, according to the sculptor who wants permission to build the development. Louis Longi said his project would include a way to capture storm water runoff...
  • Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer

    Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer
    Roy J. Britten, a Caltech biologist who discovered that the mammalian genome includes large quantities of repetitive DNA sequences that do not serve as blueprints for genes, has died. He was 92. Britten, who had pancreatic cancer, died Jan. 21 at his...
  • Laguna's Dries will compete at Olympic Games in London

    Laguna's Dries will compete at Olympic Games in London
    No amount of preparation could ready Annika Dries for the announcement. On May 17, the former Laguna Beach High girls' water polo standout realized a lifelong dream when she was one of 13 athletes named to the USA Olympic women's water polo team that...