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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Community Commentary: Plastic surgery may hide the pain inside

    At what price is beauty? One of science fiction's most enduring themes involves a future world where everyone looks perfect but no one is happy. One old "Twilight Zone" episode involves a young woman refusing to select the "model" body in which she'll...
  • Coroner: Doctor's death still has unknowns

    The director of a UC Irvine medical facility died of drowning after blunt-force trauma to her head, but the manner in which she died remains unknown, according to a county coroner's report. Dr. Marianne Cinat, 45, was found dead in her pool at her...
  • Determined to make positive change

    Determined to make positive change
    Scott Beaver knows the difficulty first-hand of being an openly gay teen, but the deaths of three friends is what spurred him to action. Two committed suicide; a third succumbed to AIDS, the Newport Harbor High School senior said. "That has been the...
  • Coroner: Professor's death a suicide

    The case of Newport Beach resident who fell to her death in Irvine has been ruled a suicide, the county coroner's office said Wednesday. Mary "Katherine" Baird Darmer, who taught at Chapman University School of Law in Orange, fell from a parking...
  • Police, prosecution recognized for work [Updated]

    Police, prosecution recognized for work [Updated]
    The Newport Beach Police Department on Thursday honored its staff for devotion and heroism in the field and the Orange County district attorney's office for closing an unsolved murder case. At the annual Police Appreciation Breakfast, the top honor,...
  • A life lost, a city changed

    A life lost, a city changed
    It started March 1, 2011. The Costa Mesa City Council voted 4 to 1 to send out hundreds of notices to city workers telling them that in six months they would be replaced. For the council majority, the ball got rolling. They had taken their first step...
  • Mailbag: State needs to invest in community colleges

    After a trip to Sacramento to hear from our legislators on the state of California's fiscal health, it is clear that Sacramento is broken. The proposed state budget for next year will impose more deep cuts and mandate an increase in fees for our students....
  • Apodaca: Bullying comes to the foreground

    When I was in fourth grade, I slipped a note on my teacher's desk asking to speak with her about a girl who was bullying me. It wasn't physical bullying; it was the "mean girl" variety of cruel remarks, dirty looks and social exclusion. I was miserable....
  • On Theater: 'Absurd Person' a singular laugh fest

    Alan Ayckbourn often has been termed the British Neil Simon due to his prodigious output of plays in a quirky comical vein. South Coast Repertory has yet to mount a Simon show, but has produced myriad Ayckbourn offerings and is quite familiar with the...
  • Prosecutor: Dad tried to burn down son's school

    Prosecutor: Dad tried to burn down son's school
    A UC Irvine professor whose son committed suicide faces arson charges for allegedly trying to set a series of fires at a high school, park and home, prosecutors said Tuesday. Rainer Reinscheid, 48, of Irvine allegedly used newspapers, fireplace logs...
  • UCI professor planned to gun down 200 students, emails show

    A UC Irvine professor accused in a series of arson fires following his son's suicide wrote in emails that he was thinking about getting a dozen machine guns and shooting at least 200 students at his son’s high school before killing himself. Upset...
  • Police: Missing woman may have committed suicide

    Police have determined that a Long Beach woman whose body was discovered in the trunk of her car in Irvine may have committed suicide, police said. Anna Oung, 31, suffered from postpartum psychosis after giving birth to her first child three months ago,...