15 hrs ago
Heat! Big bills! Monsoons! Hades? Nope, Southern California
Expected highs: near 94 in Yorba Linda, near 98 in Lake Forest, near 94 in Anaheim, near 94 at the Fullerton Airport, near 92 in Santa Ana and near 90 at JWA. Southern Californians trying to beat triple-digit heat and rising humidity further strained the region's power grid Tuesday, setting record highs for energy use.
19 hrs ago
National Review Online
It began, "A sorority at California State University Fullerton is in serious trouble because it hosted a Taco Tuesday event where students wore 'culturally insensitive attire' such as sombreros." It reminded me of an episode that NR editorialized about in a May issue.
23 hrs ago
California sorority faces probation for a Taco Tuesdaya theme party
A sorority at California State University, Fullerton faces a year of probation after it held a Mexican-themed recruitment party where students wore sombreros and other "culturally insensitive attire," the school said. The school's chapter of Alpha Delta Pi hosted a Taco Tuesday event on Aug. 19, in which 90 percent of attendees wore costumes, including sombreros, sarapes and in some cases, gang costumes, according to Dean of Students Tonantzin Oseguera, the school's Daily Titan newspaper reported .
Medical News Today
Rib regeneration in both humans and mice
Mouse rib cage stained to show cartilage and bone . In adult mice, surgically removed sections of either portion can fully regenerate.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Viewpoints: Campaign against gas tax is foolhardy
A lobbying and PR effort is underway to prevent the state of California from implementing a gas tax as part of its effort to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. With funding by fossil fuel companies, the campaign taps into the anxieties of families who are already feeling the pinch at the pump.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Orange County Register
Fullerton to consider buying body cameras for police
FULLERTON The Fullerton Police Department could be joining Anaheim police in being the first in the county to require officers to wear video cameras while on patrol. The City Council on Tuesday will consider Police Chief Dan Hughes' request for $650,354 to buy 140 wearable cameras from Taser International.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
On the agenda at this week's Fullerton City Council meeting
Fullerton Police Department takes center stage at this week's city council meeting September 16, with four items on the agenda. They are: Requesting approval of the Office of Traffic Safety gran t of $280,238 to fund overtime for police for various crime fighting efforts throughout the year, including five DUI checkpoints.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Whittier Daily News
Rio Hondo Symphony presents first concert of 2014-15 season on Sept. 21
The Rio Hondo Symphony performs at the historic Vic Lopez Auditorium on the campus of Whittier High School There will be a total of four concerts presented through May 2015, at the historic Vic Lopez Auditorium on the campus of Whittier High School, 12417 E. Philadelphia St. “As a musician, I recognize that it is probably the finest community orchestra in all of Southern California,” said John Marin, president of the Rio Hondo Symphony Association. “Our 82nd season looks to be the best ever and it is our goal to fill our beautiful 2,400-seat concert hall to capacity four times a year,” he added.
My Mother Lode
OC man gets 15 to life for killing Iraq War vet
A Southern California man who killed his roommate, an Iraq War veteran, has been given 15 years to life in prison. City News Service says Joy declared his innocence and said he misses Maribel Ramos.
Sugar rush: Two new boutique bakeries in Yorba Linda are making dessert lovers drool
Three-time "Cupcake Wars" winner Sweet Arleen's and Fullerton wedding cake powerhouse Beverly's Best Bakery opened within days of each other this summer.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Tribal Seeds Have Grown Quite a Bit Since We Saw Them Last
By: David Garcia Nearly a year after their last performance at The Observatory, Tribal Seeds is set to make a triumphant return with many reasons to celebrate. Not only is it their lead singer's birthday, but since their last performance at the Santa Ana venue the band has gone on to release a highly successful new album in addition to a year's worth of nationwide touring.
Fullerton Man Honors 9/11 Victims With Memorial Yard Display
For the 13th year, an Orange County man remembers the victims of the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the yard of his Fullerton home. Engineer Scott Townley of the Orange County Fire Authority has planted between 3,500 and 5,000 flags in his yard in the 800 block of N. Woods Avenue.
Water Well Journal
Cal State Fullerton professor receives top NGWA awards for contributions to groundwater industry
Hydrogeology Professor W. Richard Laton, Ph.D., PG, CHG, CPG, of California State University, Fullerton, has received two major 2014 awards from the National Ground Water Association. Laton received the Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry and the Keith E. Anderson Award for outstanding contributions to NGWA.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Huntington Beach Independent
Lawsuit alleges bullying, sexual assault at Ocean View district school
The family of an autistic student has filed a lawsuit against the Ocean View School District and several other defendants, alleging he was bullied and sexually assaulted by two peers and that school officials allowed the abuse to occur. The district and four employees are being sued on claims of negligence, emotional distress and violation of the Disabilities Education Act, among other allegations.
Los Angeles Times
Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways
A California Highway Patrol officer investigates a 2012 big-rig crash that closed all lanes in both directions of the Pomona Freeway at Diamond Bar. Federal officials Tuesday approved $10 million toward fixing the bottleneck.
Let's Drive to Alaska Take Us on a Long, Strange Post-Rock Trip
Let's Drive to Alaska compose the type of music you might hear soundtracking an indie documentary. It's well-suited to stimulate the right brain into creative mode, and about as post-rock as it comes.
Late CSUF educator will be a tough act to follow
"Night of the Iguana" staged at Cal State Fullerton in 2008. At left is James D. Young as spinster painter Hannah Jelkes' grandfather Nonno.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
OCGOP Endorsements Committee Favors Sebourn, but Neither Paden nor Bennett; No HB Endorsement Either
Thanks to the hardworking and usually trustworthy Chris Nguyen of OC Political , we have our first take on OCGOP endorsements for Fullerton City Council - and it looks like good news for incumbent Democrat Doug Chaffee Incumbent Greg Sebourn got the party's tentative nod for one of the two seats. For the second, sentiment was split between Sean Paden and Larry Bennett .
Wed Sep 03, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Walnut High School teams with occupational program to add a medical pathology class
Walnut High teacher Nelson Chen gives student Faith Togiai, 17, some pointers on wrapping an ankle during his sports medicine class at the Walnut campus. Walnut High has partnered with the East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program to offer a new health career pathway for students.
Los Angeles Times
Theatergoer convicted of stabbing two during horror movie
Steven Walter Robinson Jr. was convicted of stabbing two people in a Fullerton movie theater. After an appeals court threw out his first conviction, a 30-year-old Anaheim man was found guilty at his retrial Wednesday on charges that he stabbed two strangers during the showing of a horror movie in Fullerton.