Framed, Chapter 3: Secret lovers, legal maneuvering and a fictional blueprint for 'the perfect crime'

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UCI study could eventually help people with sleep disorders, researchers say

A study led by UC Irvine scientists involving animals may someday lead to treatments for people with insomnia and other sleep disorders, the researchers say. As the team — led by Qun-Yong Zhou, a UCI professor of pharmacology — studied the sleeping and waking patterns of mice and monkeys, the group...


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Szabo: Gilchrist enjoys gold

Szabo: Gilchrist enjoys gold

The first Saturday as an Olympic gold medalist was special for Kaleigh Gilchrist. As she has done for most of her life, the Newport Harbor High and USC alumna managed to juggle both surfing and water polo. In the morning, Gilchrist had her first surf back at 54th Street in Newport Beach. Friends...


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  • Commentary: All are welcome to surf our wonderful coastline

    Commentary: All are welcome to surf our wonderful coastline

    It was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe who said that the hardest things to see in life are the most obvious things. It's funny, but, well, obvious. For example, take surfing. Anybody who has grown up in Southern California has grown up around surfing. It's one of those things that's always there. Right...

  • Mailbag: Newport Chamber should have asked for diverse viewpoints

    Re: "Newport Beach forum to focus on Costa Mesa ballot measures," (Aug. 30): In the interest of being a good neighbor, it would be very nice if the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce had asked both sides of these important and controversial issues to discuss them with Newport residents. Residents...

  • Commentary: Jane Addams left a legacy for women with Hull House

    Jane Addams was born in 1860, just months before the Civil War in America began. In a time when women were called "old maids" if they didn't marry by age 30, and were considered to be the property of the husband when they did marry, Addams decided to go to college at Rockford Female Seminary in...

  • Commentary: Prayer can lead to hidden truths

    When individuals, alone, or as part of a company, political party or government present untrue or inaccurate information to the public through the media or other avenues, inevitably there is damage: individuals hurt, jobs lost, economies damaged, communities destroyed. The most recent example being...

  • Commentary: You are what you drive in Corona del Mar

    It's said that eyes are the windows to the soul, but for those not face to face, we can guess what lies within from the cars people drive. Owners of a car with tinted windows are like a person wearing sunglasses inside: they don't want people to see into their souls. In the early 2000s, when Lee...



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Bennett: Breakfast at Snooze is a waker-upper

Bennett: Breakfast at Snooze is a waker-upper

At Snooze, there's breakfast and then there's breakfast. One is rubbery scrambled eggs, oily hash browns and overly buttered toast, and the other is a prosciutto-and-Teleggio-cheese Benedict on a toasted ciabatta topped with cream cheese Hollandaise and a salad of balsamic-splashed arugula. One...


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  • Police Files for Aug. 31

    Newport Beach Bayside Drive: Petty theft was reported in the 1000 block at 9:22 p.m. Tuesday. Baywood Drive: Burglary was reported in the 300 block at 1:13 p.m. Wednesday. Sherington Place: Petty theft was reported in the 1800 block at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday. Newport Coast Drive: Suspicious person was...

  • Police Files for Aug. 30

    Newport Beach Newport Center Drive: Burglary was reported in the 900 block at 3:47 p.m. Monday. Monrovia Avenue: Vandalism was reported in the 1500 block at 12:45 p.m. Monday. East Coast Highway: Burglary was reported in the 3000 block at 10:56 a.m. Monday. Modena Avenue: Burglary was reported in the...

  • Costa Mesa police arrest man on suspicion of pimping

    A felon arrested in Costa Mesa on suspicion of pimping a young woman and possessing a loaded firearm with the serial number removed has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him, prosecutors said Monday. Adam Rocky Trinidad, 24, of Fresno was charged with felony counts of pimping, pandering,...

  • Pair arrested in Newport on suspicion of operating escort service without a permit

    A man and woman were arrested outside the Balboa Bay Resort early Friday on suspicion of operating an escort service without a permit, according to Newport Beach police. The 32-year-old man and 20-year-old woman, both from Los Angeles, were taken into custody after police responded to a call in...