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  • Man Beaten By Cops Gets $1,000 Settlement, Lawyers Get $459,000
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:54:22 GMT
    An Alabama man who sued over being hit and kicked by police after leading them on a high-speed chase will get $1,000 in a settlement with the city of Birmingham, while his attorneys will take in $459,000, officials said Wednesday. The incident gained public attention with the release of a 2008 video of police officers punching and kicking Anthony Warren as he lay on the ground after leading them on a roughly 20-minute high-speed chase....
  • Arts events
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:25:51 GMT
    'All Puccini's Heroines' at Soka University: Tuscia Operafestival Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stefano Vignati, performs highlights from such memorable operas as "La BohA me," "Madame Butterfly" and "Turandot." Soloists include Mariangela Spotorno and Chiara Giudice....
  • Mira Costa High School Drama Department Presents 'The Matchmaker'
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:02:27 GMT
    Don't miss Mira Costa High School Drama Department's fall production of Thornton Wilder's comical farce "The Matchmaker." Discount pre-sale tickets for "The Matchmaker" are available now through 5 p.m. Nov. 7. Pre-sale adult tickets: $12; student or senior tickets: $10....
  • Immigration Article of the Day: eaching Immigration Law: Integrating ...
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:19:51 GMT
    Immigration Article of the Day: eaching Immigration Law: Integrating Skills and Collaborating Across Law Schools by Jennifer Lee Koh and Anna R Welch Abstract: This Essay discusses the design and implementation of survey Immigration Law courses taught at two different law schools, Western State College of Law in Fullerton, California and the University of Maine Law School in Portland, Maine . Although the courses took place on opposite coasts and did not engage in a formal partnership that was v...
  • Benchmarking Business Models With The 2014 Pacific Crest SaaS Survey
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:16:00 GMT
    I'm serving as Vice President, Marketing at iBASEt. Previous positions include product marketing at Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research , marketing and business development at Cincom Systems, Ingram Micro, a SaaS start-up and at hardware companies....
  • Upcoming Debut Album from Punk Rock Band Awful Normals
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:26:04 GMT
    Awful Normals, is set to release their debut album "Functional" and bring new life back to the punk rock music scene in Southern California. This album stays true to old school punk rock ways while also offering a new and refreshing sound....
  • Learning about heirlooms
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:56:09 GMT
    Proceeds from a fundraiser showcasing the art of appraising valuables will support MOTAL'S next exhibit, "Two Roads, One Journey: Education in China and the U.S." which will explore and compare education systems in the U.S. and China. Yvonne Karn, a member of The American Society of Appraisers, will share her expertise at a fundraiser that benefits Fullerton's Museum of Teaching and Learning....
  • Energy synergy in higher education
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:54:03 GMT
    Conservation on campus is about saving money and electricity at a time of lagging state funding and soaring global demand for power. Worldwide energy use is slated to jump 56 percent by 2040, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration....
  • Breslin brothers produce
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:20:33 GMT
    The genealogy behind UC Irvine 's contentious 1-0 men's soccer victory over visiting Cal State Fullerton Saturday night had less to do with the return of the estranged father of the program than the presence of one uniquely bonded band of brothers. UCI senior defender Bryan Breslin scored the game-winning goal in the 72nd minute and his identical twin, redshirt junior goalie Michael Breslin, made four saves to extend an impressive home scoreless streak in the Big West Conference showdown that op...
  • Former UCI soccer coach relishing chance to rebuild CSF program
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:34:00 GMT
    The first question you ask is why, because there doesn't seem to be a reasonable explanation. The last question you ask, after hearing George Kuntz's reasons for leaving UC Irvine's nationally ranked men's soccer program for unheralded Cal State Fullerton, is why not? It's hard to fathom a coach walking away from a perennial winner, especially one currently ranked No....
  • RACE for the SEAT
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:42:58 GMT
    Below are the candidates in the 2014 Mission Viejo City Council election. Candidates are listed in the order of the date nomination papers were filed....
  • Gear Up gets nearly $1 million grant
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Cal State Fullerton was recently awarded $972,596 in fourth-year funding of a six-year grant from the U.S Department of Education for the university's Gaining Early Awareness for Undergraduate Programs. "The goal is to create college-going cultures," said Adriana Badillo, the university's GEAR UP director and a CSUF alumna....
  • Redlands High Schoola s Gabby Haugh a seasoned weightlifter
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Redlands High School senior is a scholar-athlete with aspirations of continuing her volleyball career at the collegiate level. The 5-foot-7, 130-pound Haugh has qualified for the 2015 USA Weightlifting Junior National Championships, scheduled for February in Oklahoma City....
  • Walking with a purpose
    published on Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:04:00 GMT
    Connell Hawkins, 5, of Fullerton enthusiastically bounds through the finish line during the 22nd Annual CHOC Walk in the Park. The event raised more than $2 million for the Children's Hospital, with 850 teams and 16,000 walkers particiapting Sunday....
  • Candidates battle for Democrats' supermajority
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:54:00 GMT
    Republican Young Kim's fierce challenge of Democratic Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva grows with intensity daily, with TV ads, mailers, yard signs and big money. Quirk-Silva has already spent $1.4 million on the campaign and Kim isn't far behind, indicating the race for Assembly District 65 may prove the closest and costliest Assembly race in the state....
  • Beaverton Police Department cadets get behind the scenes look at careers in law enforcement
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:37:26 GMT
    Ashley Eichenberger, left, and Elizabeth Mendez-Palacios, work part-time as Beaverton Police Department Cadets. Both graduated from Portland State University....
  • The Top 100 Enterprise Analytics Startups Of 2014
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:00:00 GMT
    I'm serving as Vice President, Marketing at iBASEt. Previous positions include product marketing at Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research , marketing and business development at Cincom Systems, Ingram Micro, a SaaS start-up and at hardware companies....
  • First Amendment The Real Victim In 'Taco Tuesday' Sorority Flap
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:34:04 GMT
    Peter Bonilla joined FIRE as a Program Associate in 2008 and became Assistant Director of FIRE's Individual Rights Defense Program in 2011. As Assistant Director he manages FIRE's significant caseload, writes frequently for FIRE's blog, The Torch, and has lectured to student groups and at student conferences around the country....
  • Journalism Student Gets a Crash Course in Newspaper Delivery
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:19:10 GMT
    If the Orange County Register is looking for a silver lining to this week's massive home-delivery debacle , it may want to consider the plucky case of subscriber Sarah Fenton . As relayed by OC Weekly 's Gustavo Arellano , Fenton took it upon herself to deliver to her gated-community neighbors the bundle of print newspapers cavalierly left dumped in front by the paper's new delivery partner....