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  • The Unveiling of the Cartoonsand a Discussion to Confront Terror

    02/26/2006 9:08:15 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 10 replies · 886+ views
    United American Committee ^ | Feb. 24, 2006 | UCI CRs & UAC
    Tuesday, February 28th THE UNITED AMERICAN COMMITTEE together with THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE COLLEGE REPUBLICANS present: The Unveiling of the Cartoons and a Discussion to Confront Terror A panel discussion at U.C. Irvine, California Tuesday February 28th @ 7:00 PM Topics of discussion will be: A) Are some U.S. Islamic groups apologists for terror? B) Discussing Islamic militancy on U.S. college campuses. C) The 'Unveiling of the Cartoons' in which the controversial Danish cartoons depicting the Islamic prophet Mohammad will be displayed along with Anti-Semitic and Anti-Western cartoons which have been printed in Iran, Saudi Arabia and other Islamic...
  • Feds block liver transplant program

    11/11/2005 5:48:18 AM PST · by Calpernia · 10 replies · 576+ views
    Newsday ^ | November 11, 2005
    ORANGE, Calif. - Over the last two years, more than 30 people died awaiting liver transplants at UCI Medical Center here as the hospital turned down scores of organs that might have saved them, according to a federal report. Following that report, the federal government yesterday rescinded its approval for the liver transplant program. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in a letter to UCI chief executive Ralph Cygan, said that, effective immediately, it would stop paying for liver transplants for Medicare recipients on UCI's waiting list. While the agency's action does not close the program, it will...
  • CA: Irvine tops list of safest U.S. cities

    06/07/2005 10:12:13 AM PDT · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 59 replies · 1,598+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | 06/07/05 | GWENDOLYN DRISCOLL and MICHAEL DOSS
    Irvine is the safest big city in the United States, according to an Orange County Register analysis of preliminary crime statistics released Monday by the FBI. Orange is No. 13 on the same list, which ranks violent crime by population in cities of more than 100,000 people.
  • Level the Playing Field--As Long as it's in my Favor! - (former CBS V.P. on "liberal fairness")

    04/09/2005 1:10:47 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 409+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | APRIL 8, 2005 | LEE ELLIS
    The phrase, “Level Playing Field,” was coined in the 1980s, according to The Phrase Finder, to mean fair competition with no advantage to either side. Today, I hear this phrase used more often in politics—from both the Left and the Right. Somehow, I think this phrase has become contaminated, depending on one’s viewpoint or naiveté. Coming from the Right, this probably means “idealism.” Coming, though, from the Left, I suspect that it means that they want welfare from the USA, or they prefer to blame the USA for its capitalism and imperialism and look to either Socialism or Communism as...
  • The Man Who Started It All (R.I.P. Reed Irvine)

    11/17/2004 3:17:53 PM PST · by RatherBiased.com · 23 replies · 1,446+ views
    Reed Irvine, the indefatigable founder of Accuracy in Media and one of the very first people to question the received wisdom of the news media, passed away last night. He was 82. As a media critic, Reed Irvine was a trailblazer. While much of America was still blinded to the still fairly new notion that journalists could rise above their human nature and deliver the news without even a scintilla of bias, Irvine knew better. Decades before the internet and talk radio, Reed Irvine set out to change that. Little did he know that his shoestring group Accuracy in Media...
  • Drudge: Reed Irvine, Accuracy In Media Chairman, Has Died

    11/17/2004 5:27:24 AM PST · by WestVirginiaRebel · 19 replies · 722+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 11-17-04 | WestVirginiaRebel
    <p>Trailblazing media critic Reed Irving has died at the age of 82, according to Drudge.</p>
  • KFI NEWS reports: Gerber baby food case may involve police & corporate corruption

    08/04/2004 5:34:38 PM PDT · by MindFire · 6 replies · 875+ views
    KFI AM 640 NEWS: LOS ANGELES ^ | 8-4-04 | Radio Report
    the Clearchannel radio station in Los Angeles KFI640.com news department is doing some very interesting coverage on this Gerber baby food case. Here is an article from MSN http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5539918/ What the MSN article doesnt mention is that, according to KFI news, the notes in the baby food accused an Irvine police officer of having an affair with married women. Eric Leonard of KFI news dept. talked with John and Ken today and said that tainted baby food jars were found in June, yet the information about the tainted food was not released to the public until several weeks later, in...
  • FBI Confirms Traces of Ricin and rinolic acid Found In Baby Food jars

    07/28/2004 1:38:31 PM PDT · by esryle · 152 replies · 7,202+ views
    FBI Confirms Traces of Ricin and Rinolic Acid Found In Baby Food jarsThis Headlind is scrolling on the KABC News Website In LA. ABC7.comNo Story on website as of yet.
  • Costco checks hot dog after woman claims she bit into bullet at Irvine store (9mm)

    05/05/2004 7:16:09 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 292+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 5/5/04 | AP - Irvine
    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Costco workers checked the merchandise at its food court and found nothing out of the ordinary after a woman claimed she bit into a bullet while eating a hot dog, the company's chief executive officer said Wednesday. Police interviewed workers and opened all of the approximately 25 remaining hot dog packages after Olivia Chanes, 31, reported the incident, CEO Jim Sinegal said. "We checked everything thoroughly," Sinegal said by phone from Costco's corporate office near Seattle. "Obviously, it's regrettable. ... The question is when could something like this happen."
  • CA: Some enriching evening in Irvine

    12/12/2003 6:32:24 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 120+ views
    OC Register ^ | 12/12/03 | John Gittelsohn
    <p>Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger flew from Sacramento to drop by the Shady Canyon Golf Club in Irvine on Wednesday, returning to budget negotiations in the Capitol with at least $500,000 more in his campaign chest.</p> <p>The 100-plus guests at the reception forked out $5,000 apiece to hear the governor, and sample hors d'oeuvres, wine and an open bar.</p>
  • Eisenhower warned us

    11/30/2003 1:58:06 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 62 replies · 704+ views
    OC Register ^ | 11/30/03 | John L. Graham - UC Irvine Prof.
    <p>It was in an article in the National Interest in 1989 that Francis Fukuyama boldly asked if we had reached "The End of History." His notion was that free-enterprise democracy had finally defeated both communism and fascism. There would be no more real arguments about the best way to organize society. That was decided.</p>
  • Scout Jamboree jubilee one to cherish - Fiftieth anniversary has men remembering their boyhood days.

    09/21/2003 12:16:28 AM PDT · by concentric circles · 8 replies · 270+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | September 20, 2003 | Tom Berg
    <p>Toad gambling. Fireworks burning down tents. The bubonic plague. And the dust from 100,000 trampling feet coating everything.</p> <p>Those are just a few stories waiting to be rehashed tonight when aging Boy Scouts gather to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1953 National Scout Jamboree held where Fashion Island now stands.</p>
  • Informal War Memorial Loses Its Final Battle With City Hall

    07/10/2003 2:23:08 PM PDT · by Smogger · 5 replies · 226+ views
    The Los Angeles Time ^ | July 5, 2003 | Ashley Powers
    You know the story, right? she asked, nodding toward the wooden stakes planted in tight rows. How a guy put them up, just because he couldn't sleep. The war in Iraq bothered him. These are for its dead. "It's a beautiful graveyard," Mary Laurin said softly. "Why would they want to take it down?" At the corner of Yale and Bryan avenues in Irvine's Northwood Community Park, a makeshift memorial has become local lore. It appeared in March, 10 days into the war in Iraq, as the brainchild of a local medical company executive. Only a few wooden stakes, topped...
  • Troubled worker kills 2 at Irvine market

    06/30/2003 10:29:57 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies · 378+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | June 30, 2003 | John Gittelsohn
    <p>IRVINE – A mentally disturbed man wielding a samurai-style sword killed two workers and slashed three other people at an Albertsons before police shot and killed him Sunday.</p> <p>Shoppers and workers screamed as they fled the bloody supermarket rampage wrought by Joseph Parker, 30, a bag clerk tormented by what friends and family described as a history of schizophrenia-induced demons.</p>
  • "SUPPORT OUR TROOPS" rally (with Cub Scouts) in Irvine [CA] - SUNDAY, April 6 - 2pm to 4pm

    04/05/2003 5:02:09 PM PST · by RonDog · 10 replies · 208+ views
    e-mail from Dave Mendoza | April 5, 2003 | Dave Mendoza
    SUPPORT OUR TROOPS Join Our Cub Scouts & Local Community Date: This Sunday, April 6, 2003 Time: 2pm - 4pm WHERE: Corner of Barranca & Culver, Irvine, CA Take 405, exit Culver, 1 mile East of exit WHY: Support Brave Men & Women defending our country Don't forget to bring your Flags, Banners Signs & pictures of Military loved ones