Janet Wilson

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    An Inconvenient Thirst

    Looking out the large windows from Jay Famiglietti's corner office at UC Irvine on a sun-drenched late-spring day, you take in an inviting deep greenbelt and, just beyond that, the green, green grass of Aldrich Park. Contrast that with the view from the UCI hydrologist's new office at the NASA Jet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Scott Samuelsen, UCI Engineering Professor, Honored At White House Today

    UCI.eduScott Samuelsen​A 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    As Everyone Looks Down at What Gulf Oil Spill Has Wrought, UC Irvine Researchers Look Up

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Conservationists Now Take Positive View of County Accepting Irvine Co. Land Gift

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Orange Coast Magazine Finally Finds Out Raising Chickens is Cool!

    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 >>

  • Columns

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 30, 2009

    UPDATED: The Irvine Co. Gift That Keeps on Giving

    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 >>

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    The End Times?

    New superduper section cant mask decline under La Guire