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Persian book festival coming to Irvine

When Bahareh Hedayat wanted to find immersion classes in Persian language and culture for her young children, she couldn’t find any close to home. So the Irvine resident created her own language immersion and cultural center. The non-profit, Bahar Kids, now is gearing to host its second annual Persian Children’s Book Festival on Feb. 24. Children reading “I spy with my little eyes” — in Persian — during a language immersion class at Bahar Kids in Irvine. (Courtesy of Bahar Kids) Persian au...
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Graduate students stage walkout today at UCI, USC and across country over GOP tax plan

Graduate students and their supporters plan a walk-out today at Southern California campuses and across the nation to protest a GOP plan that would classify their tuition waivers as taxable income. Organized by a group of graduate students at the University of Southern California, the rallies are planned for this morning at 54 campuses across 32 states. The goal is to draw attention to a portion of the GOP tax plan, passed by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this month and under conside...
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Riley McCoy, the girl who can’t go out in the sun, might become homecoming queen tonight

(This is the first in an occasional series) var _informq = _informq || []; _informq.push(["embed"]); Have you ever truly considered the sunset? Riley McCoy has. When you think about it, the sun doesn’t set at all. It doesn’t drop or recede. The sun is fixed and relentless to the point that, every evening, the earth turns away. Riley is 17, trying her best to have a typical senior year in high school. Her life is too dependent on the bend of the horizon, the reach of ultraviolet rays and the...
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