| May 25, 2011
| 4:30 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Nadia Hassan was the only woman at her table who covered her hair with a scarf Monday during an interfaith luncheon at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic church.
When it was her turn to speak on behalf of the women at her table,...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:28 PM
A few years ago, I interviewed a local high school graduate who enlisted in the Marines after 9/11. He and I met in front of his alma mater, and as he posed for a picture by the school sign, a woman pulled up to the curb, handed our photographer $100 in...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:37 PM
I enjoyed some of what you had to say about my friend Bob Dylan ("Dylan worth the time, no matter the quality," City Lights, July 14). As for what the media has to say about him, it's the same old stuff. And as for the word "icon," you in the media need...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74.
Anila Ali, a native of Pakistan who moved to Irvine in 1996, said she hopes to draw on her background as an immigrant and her roles as a mother and...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
What do a journalist, musician, truck driver, soldier, politician and model have in common?
Fortitude in the face of chaos and the desire to uplift their homeland — Pakistan.
While headlines, predominantly in the United States, screamed blue...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Do you know the feeling when you have a parent or relative that you keep at a distance for one reason or another, but then they become severely ill, and you can't help but forget all your differences and stand beside them?
And through it all, you...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:23 PM
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT — The "Flight of Ideas" art installation noiselessly crowds the airspace above the baggage carousels at the new Terminal C here.
This is where the old Terminal B garage stood before construction crews razed it to clear the way...
| May 28, 2011
| 6:46 PM
MIDWAY CITY — For Pete Carolan, the killing of Osama bin Laden was a full-circle moment.
The Irvine artist spent almost two decades in the Navy SEALs, the specialized combat wing that conducted the May 1 nighttime raid on the Al Qaeda leader's...