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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • CdM, Harbor stop cat dissections

    At the urging of a nationwide animal rights group, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District will end in-classroom cat dissections at its high schools. Only Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High School were still using cat corpses in its anatomy lessons,...
  • Activist floats idea of memorial for fish killed in Irvine crash

    Activist floats idea of memorial for fish killed in Irvine crash
    An animal rights activist wants a memorial erected on a street corner where 1,600 pounds of live fish died in a three-vehicle crash, but an Irvine official says there are no plans to put up such a sign. Dina Kourda, a volunteer with People for the...
  • Mailbag: UCI students should consider 2-state solution

    The UC Irvine student council request for the university to withdraw investments in firms that contribute to settlement construction in the disputed territories of the West Bank is another in a long line of misguided and divisive actions that do nothing...
  • Storage company bans glue trap at PETA's request

    A Newport Beach-based storage company has banned glue traps after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals objected to their use. US Storage Center's owner, Westport Properties, has discontinued the use of glue traps in its self-storage facilities...
  • PETA targets Costa Mesa, Laguna chefs for serving foie gras

    PETA targets Costa Mesa, Laguna chefs for serving foie gras
    An animal-rights group has sent letters threatening legal action to two Orange County chefs who serve foie gras. The chefs serve fattened duck liver at Arc in Costa Mesa and Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach, drawing the ire of People for the...
  • For The Record

    Banned sales: The April 17 article "PETA targets local chefs for serving foie gras" incorrectly said the Tasting Spoon food truck sold 28 pounds of foie gras on June 31. In fact, the food truck sold that amount in about four hours June 30. College...
  • Restaurant gives up foie gras fight

    Restaurant gives up foie gras fight
    One of two Orange County restaurants threatened with legal action by animal rights activists has decided to stop serving foie gras. Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach will no longer dish up fattened duck liver as a complimentary side to a $55...
  • Chef's personal info posted online in foie gras flap

    Chef's personal info posted online in foie gras flap
    A Laguna Beach chef says animal rights activists posted personal information — including his cell phone number and credit card transactions — online because he served foie gras. Activists hacked into the website of Hudson Valley Foie Gras,...
  • Mailbag: Be observant of where you buy

    It is pretty amazing that people buy houses in an internationally recognized vacation spot and then don't like tourists. I remember when the residents above Big Corona wanted to stop tourists from parking on the streets. You folks live in a fabulous...
  • Mailbag: It's impossible to predict the Rapture

    Beware the wolves. The world is burdened with problems, disasters, woes, wars and weary hearts burdened by anxieties and fears, and it is only waxing worse. So it is no wonder people en masse are starting to ask, "When is the end of the world?" I can...
  • PETA says killer should become a vegan

    COSTA MESA — Regardless of whether Omaima Aree Nelson — who ate parts of her husband's body after killing him at their Costa Mesa apartment — is granted parole after 20 years in prison Wednesday, she shouldn't be allowed to eat meat of...
  • Fair Board votes to stop elephant rides

    Fair Board votes to stop elephant rides
    For the Record: This story has been corrected to say Thursday's Fair Board vote was 6-1, not 7-1, and that board member Ali Jahangiri was also absent. In addition, it was board member Gerardo Mouet, not Jahangiri, who seconded Berardino's motion and who...