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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Connecting with veterans leads to winning message

    NEWPORT BEACH — Kelsey Woo had no family ties to the military when she first competed a year ago for a national scholarship awarded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. But today she feels much closer to the nation's men and women in uniform. "I...
  • Mesa Musings: The watchful eyes of George and Abe

    Have you ever been duped by an optical illusion? Of course you have. So have I. An optical illusion is described as a visually perceived image that differs from objective reality. Information that's gathered by the eye is processed by the brain in...
  • Can you feel the Force tonight?

    Can you feel the Force tonight?
    COSTA MESA — In a galaxy not so far, far away, Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker will overcome the dark side of the Force while singing and dancing this weekend in a musical parody of "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi." The children's play based on the...
  • Apodaca: CERT-ifiably prepared for disasters in Newport

    Matt Brisbois has slept little since being awakened by a late-night phone call March 10, in which he received the news that Japan had suffered a major earthquake and that the ensuing tsunami could be headed our way. As the Newport Beach Fire Department'...
  • Essay: 'Does My Generation Have a Role in America's Future'

    It is hot; obscenely hot. Suddenly, Bruce Springsteen’s voice blasts through the crackling heat, singing “Born in the USA.” It wakes the teenage boy. The first thing he sees when he opens his eyes is a picture of his little sister. For a...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    TODAY Anglican Christian Conference Anglican Christians will be gathering for the "Kingdom Conference 2011" at Mariners Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine. The conference will have workshops and children's programs. Noted theologian the Rev. Canon...
  • Veterans speak to Corona del Mar students

    CORONA DEL MAR — In a sea of teenagers, veterans from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy stood out every few feet along long tables that filled up the Corona Del Mar High School gym. The veterans wore suits and ties or regular clothes, and a...
  • Comments & Curiosities: It's 'not your grandfather's Cinquecento'

    They're back. No, not poltergeists. It's hard enough to know when they're here, let alone when they're back. We're talking about the Fiat 500, or as it's called in my family, the Cinquecento — the tiny little Italian car that changed the world....
  • Classically Trained: The Force is strong with younglings

    When Boba Fett tells you to turn your cell phone off, you turn your cell phone off. The bounty hunter responsible for the capture of heroic smuggler Han Solo was just one of many creatures visiting Costa Mesa on Saturday from a far-away galaxy. Fett went...
  • Letters From The Editor: Love her, I do

    My daughter talks like Yoda. Not all of the time. Just lately. She's taken to wearing her robe around the house. She raises her voice and turns her phrases. "Miss you, I will," she says before I leave for work. "Grateful, I am," she says after...
  • UCI falls to UNLV

    BASEBALL UNLV 4, UC Irvine 3 LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Five Anteaters' relievers allowed only one run in seven innings, but the Rebels scored three runs off of starter Kyle Hooper in the first to help them claim the nonconference game Wednesday....
  • Wordsmiths offer tips, insights

    Wordsmiths offer tips, insights
    "I cannot live without books," Thomas Jefferson famously wrote. Luckily for area bibliophiles, April 9 could supply them with several years' worth — autographed, as well. The fifth annual Literary Orange festival at the UC Irvine Student...