| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Robert Ormond Case, Jr.
Robert Ormond Case, Jr. (Bob) of Corona del Mar and Irvine passed away September 17 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Feb. 3, 1926 in Portland, Oregon to Evelyn and Robert O. Case, a well-known Western Fiction writer....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Cay and I married Feb. 22, 1987.
On May 29, 2010, she stopped speaking to me.
At first, I thought it was a combination of job stress, a few converging life events and the distinct possibility that she was mad at me.
Several days later, at the urging of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:42 PM
On Thursday, sixth-grader Brandon True will ask an astronaut orbiting Earth how he moves the International Space Station to dodge space junk.
Eighth-grader Sergei Silcock will ask whether he’s made any accidental discoveries about space.
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Students at Kline School in Costa Mesa made an especially long-distance call Thursday, first to northern Italy and then bounced by ham radio to the International Space Station.
Twenty students had been prepped and handed scripts with their questions as...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:14 PM
When the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010, sending millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, most scientists were concerned about the damage to sea life.
Not many gave a whiff of thought to air quality.
The Rowland-Blake Group at UC...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 8:14 PM
UC Irvine researchers have linked an increased precipitation and fresh-water flow into oceans to global warming, according to a study released Monday.
Using NASA and other world-scale satellite observations, researchers tracked total monthly water volume...
| Jun 6, 2010
Tanning salons are picking up business because of it, and some people are getting bummed by too much of it.
It's that same old June gloom, when a marine layer descends over the ocean with too much consistency, and so you get the National Weather...
| Jul 17, 2010
| 6:20 PM
Remember 1890? Me neither. But that's how long the Orange County Fair has been around: 120 years.
On Friday morning, the gates at the fairgrounds were thrown open once again and the first of a bazillion visitors rushed inside — not knowing where...