5 hrs ago
1 Killed When BMW Plows Into Costa Mesa Tree
Costa Mesa police Saturday said a 33-year-old man has been killed in a collision in front of the Ayres Suites Hotel.
Sat May 18, 2013
Irvine Svengali: Is Jeff Lalloway the Dick Cheney to Mayor Choi's Bush?
Back during the George W. Bush presidency, many critics of the president suspected and suggested that VP Dick Cheney was the real president, pulling the strings behind the scenes.
Health News Digest
New Research Suggests Possible Direction For Treatment of Autism
In the first successful experiment with humans using a treatment known as sensory-motor or environmental enrichment, researchers documented marked improvement in young autistic boys when compared to boys treated with traditional behavioral therapies, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Surfing News and Contests, Surf Repor...
Mandy Fry now Volcom's VP of Women's
Surfersvillage Global Surf News , 16 May, 2013 : - - Star Billabong International designer Mandy Fry has jumped ship and joined rival action-sports brand Volcom, it was announced May 16.
Tesoro wins antitrust OK to buy California BP refinery
Tesoro will not have to sell any of the assets anti-trust regulators said, but California officials demanded the company upgrade the refinery it was buying.
Fri May 17, 2013
Things to do in Los Feliz: May 17-23
AXS TV's hit, The World's Greatest Tribute Bands , continues on Monday, with filming of the live concert series at the Roxy.
Orange County company partners with Plan Check for taste of sub-culture
Irvine-based Stussy , a hip clothing brand, is collaborating with Plan Check Kitchen + Bar , a neighborhood modern comfort food restaurant located in West Los Angeles' Little Osaka.
KROQ Weenie Roast comes to the O.C.
It's getting close to summer in the O.C. and that means local venues will be dialing up their music menus .
Thu May 16, 2013
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Roger P. Taylor named new superintendent of Walnut Valley Unified School District
In December, the school board declared a "negative certification" for the district budget, meaning it may not be able to meet expenses next year.
Nahda Designs: Haute Hijab
As a stylist, LaTanya Maassarani is crazy about fashion, scouting the latest trends and piecing together chic ensembles for clients and photo shoots.
Kelowna Capital News
Suzuki: Bean leaves, bedbugs and biomimicry
As we learned with the widespread use of DDT to control agricultural pests and mosquitoes, chemicals can bioaccumulate, meaning molecules may concentrate hundreds of thousands of times up the food web, eventually reaching people.
Charles Darwin wrong: Modern scientists debunk Darwin's 'Tree of Life' diagram
Charles Darwin 's "tree of life," which shows how species are purportedly related through evolutionary history, is wrong and needs to be replaced, according to leading scientists, reports I4U News on May 16 .
Wed May 15, 2013
American Library Association
Karen Williams elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect
Julia Gelfand, applied sciences and engineering librarian at the University of California-Irvine, and Susan Barnes Whyte, director of library and media services at Linfield College, have been elected to the I am tremendously excited to have this leadership role and the opportunity to help advance association initiatives that will benefit our ... (more)
NAHB: Housing Affordability Holding Strong in Early 2013
Nationwide housing affordability held near historic highs in the first quarter of 2013, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index , released Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Suffering for one's art
Is it art to nail yourself to the top of a VW Beetle, set yourself on fire or crawl naked over broken glass? Chris Burden, who holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine, thinks so.
Model Construction Underway at William Lyon Homes' Agave, Coming...
Exciting developments are underway at William Lyon Homes' Agave, where model construction continues at this innovative new home collection in a desirable Irvine location.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Cops test-drive preemptive policing
The Alhambra Police Department is the first law-enforcement agency in Southern California to fully implement Predictive Policing, a cloud-based software that forecasts areas where crimes are likely to be committed.
Taco Bell Testing 'Waffle Taco' Breakfast Offering
Taco Bell is testing a breakfast item in Orange County, Calif., in which a waffle acts as a taco shell filled with a sausage patty and scrambled eggs and drizzled with maple syrup, according to a report by The Los Angeles Times .
Tue May 14, 2013
Karen Williams Elected President of Association of College & Research Libraries
Karen Williams, Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning at the University of Minnesota, has been elected vice-president/president-elect of the Chicago-based Association of College and Research Libraries .
The Huffington Post
How Citizens United Sparked IRS Scandal
As the Internal Revenue Service began to use broad search terms like "tea party," "patriot" and "9/12" to target groups seeking tax-exempt status in March 2010, the agency was already facing a major crush of applications for exemption under section 501 of the tax code.