UCI.eduScott SamuelsenA UCI professor got a White House nod today. Scott Samuelsen, who teaches mechanical, aerospace and environmental engineering, was honored as a "Champion of Change" in D.C for his innovations in hydrogen power and smog reduction. The honor comes after Samuelsen and ... More >>
Tar balls created by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico reached the Texas shore today.But researchers from UC Irvine are not looking at the sands, shorelines and waters impacted by the muck, they are checking out the air hovering over the spill zone. The initial findings: all is not well.
Janet Wilson blogged here in September and did whatever it is they call it when something that had been blogged later appears in print here in November about Irvine Co. Chairman Donald Bren's "gift" to Orange County of 20,000 acres of rugged wild lands at the county's eastern edge.At first leery ... More >>
The REAL snow bird...Few things annoy this wab more than activities long ridiculed by people because Mexicans do them suddenly becoming hip once non-Mexicans join in. Taco trucks? Now Twittering near you! Goat meat? Now progressive to eat! Growing food in your front yard? Just joining the Slow Fo ... More >>
UPDATED WITH PHOTOS FROM THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING . . .
Photo by Keith MayCounty Supervisor Bill Campbell, whose district includes the Irvine Co. land in question, is amused by a speaker at Tuesday's board meeting in Santa Ana.He's got a gift. Donald Bren, the secretive, aging multi-billi ... More >>