A student at Santa Ana's Hector Godinez
Fundamental High School will receive a national award this morning for the lengths he has gone to pursuing a career in engineering.Frank Cabada is one of six Latino high school seniors who will be honored at the Hispanic Heritage Foundation's 14th annual Yout ... More >>
When the OC stoner rock band Fu Manchu began twenty years ago, the world of effects pedals consisted of a few rusty ones leftover from the 1970s waiting to be stumbled upon at random pawn shops. But today, even that world has become dominated by mass-market brands such as Boss and DigiTech that sell ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 21, 5:23 P.M.: The energy director of a Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy group calls Gregory Jaczko's resignation as chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) "a terrifying example of industries trying to
wreak havoc on those who regulate them-and winning.""Jaczko
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UPDATE, APRIL 25, 10:53 A.M.: As expected, the Irvine City Council Tuesday night called for the shutdown of the nuclear power plant 22 miles away, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).Among the more than 200 people who turned out for the agenda item was Arnie Gundersen, a former nuclear ... More >>
The UC Irvine Libraries' spring exhibit "Green Evolution: Creating
a Sustainable Future" kicks off with an energy expert talking about the revolutionary new ways power will be generated and vehicles will be propelled in our brave new future.
A compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling dispenser opening at a San Juan Capistrano Shell gas station, while unusual, certainly isn't going to bring out the big media spotlight.But a life-changing event brought the owner and engineer of Go Natural Gas at 28662 Camino Capistrano together.
Orange County civil engineer Hasan Nouri is used to thinking big when it comes to everything from solving local sediment-flow problems to bringing lasting peace to his native Afghanistan. Tonight you can witness the Weekly's recent "War & Water" cover boy discussing how he would build an America ... More >>
I previously posted about all the Green Party primary candidates HERE, but that field has since narrowed. Jared Ball, the professor of African-American studies and hip-hop who most likely would have been my choice, has dropped out of the race, though his name will still appear on the ballot.
Ralph ... More >>