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  • 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...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher

    Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher
    On an October morning in 2004, a bleary-eyed UC Irvine chemistry professor checked to see who had won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. He found the names of a team of three scientists, including an American named Irwin Rose. “Wait a second,”...
  • 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...
  • 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...