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  • Groups talk church's demolition, salvation

    Groups talk church's demolition, salvation
    The old church building looks forlorn at Warner Avenue and Nichols Street, its windows boarded up and the sign that juts over the sidewalk mostly smashed. From a distance, the structure doesn't give many indications of the role it once played in Orange...
  • Natural Perspectives: Losing forests to pests in the East

    Natural Perspectives: Losing forests to pests in the East
    Wherever Vic and I travel, we study the area, searching for environmental stories. Our recent trip to Tennessee yielded a number of interesting tales about eastern forests. First, we learned that the magnificent forest that we saw in Great Smoky...
  • Natural Perspectives: Digging up some family roots

    I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
  • Shadia: A melting down of prejudices

    When you move from one country to another, culture shock is inevitable, especially when you go from one different system and culture to another. But there were only two things about America's culture that shocked me. I had been in high school for just a...
  • Shadia: A mainstream look at the Nation of Islam

    The Nation of Islam teaches a different kind of Islam from the one I know. So I wanted to take part of Black History Month to explore the organization, which is closely associated with the Civil Rights Movement but never far from controversy. Though I...
  • O.C. Boy Scouts await national ruling

    In the wake of the Boy Scouts of America's decision to delay voting on whether to lift its ban on gay members and leaders, Orange County scouting leaders said they'll continue deferring to national policies. "All I can tell you is that the...
  • One ukulele to entertain them all

    One ukulele to entertain them all
    COSTA MESA — Alone on the expansive stage, Jake Shimabukuro looked like he was about to launch into a stand-up routine. An audience of some 2,000 at the RenĂ©e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall was waiting for him to strum four short strings....
  • Irvine mayor announces congressional run

    IRVINE — Mayor Sukhee Kang announced last week that he will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in a newly redrawn congressional district. Kang, 58, announced that he will run for the proposed new district, which is being redrawn from parts...