D.A. to receive evidence in CdM cheating case

Newport Beach police detectives are forwarding evidence gathered in the Corona del Mar High School cheating case to the Orange County...

Accrediting body visits Coast colleges

Representatives from the body that oversees accreditation for community colleges in California visited the Coast Community College District'...

District removes Mesa High trees

Costa Mesa High School students and staff returned from spring break this week to a much sunnier parking lot.

A dose of Common sense

A dose of Common sense

Lonnie Lynn led his son to believe that his middle name, Rashid, means childhood love.

Finding a 'pathway' to Common Core math

Finding a 'pathway' to Common Core math

The seventh-grade boy looked down at his blank work sheet, unsure how to begin solving the multistep algebraic equation that the teacher had...

MESA program wins awards

Students from Costa Mesa High School's MESA — Mathematics, Engineering, Science and Achievement — program took home 20 ribbons,...

Women's recovery center raises $450,000

A Newport-Mesa area women's recovery center raised $450,000 during a recent event in Newport Beach.

Going to school at the Ranch

Going to school at the Ranch

Macie and Baylee Budde wouldn't have picked broccoli as their favorite food a year ago, much less cared about where it was grown.

Art with a short shelf life

Art with a short shelf life

"If you want me again," Walt Whitman once wrote in a famous poem about the regeneration of life, "look for me under your boot-soles."

A vocal lesson for Rea, Pomona pupils

A vocal lesson for Rea, Pomona pupils

In a classroom full of elementary school students, a vocal instructor pointed at fifth-grader Bryan Agustin, who promptly opened his mouth...

Petition urges county ed board to drop CdM lawsuit

A group of Newport-Mesa Unified parents are circulating an online petition urging the Orange County Board of Education to drop a lawsuit...

Lawsuit alleges bullying at Newport-Mesa

A mother is suing for monetary damages, written apologies and new school policies, alleging a Newport Beach teacher bullied her daughter...

School district warns of increase in measles

With the number of measles cases increasing rapidly in Orange County, Newport-Mesa Unified schools are sending out letters to families...

Students prefer non-traditional pets

Students prefer non-traditional pets

Baby goats haven't exactly made a name for themselves as household pets, but for a group of local students, the fluffy little kids are...

Getting kids hooked on math, science

Getting kids hooked on math, science

Paularino Elementary School kindergartner Cash Gorke looked eagerly at the marine life swimming around inside the touch tank in a Costa Mesa...

OCC pledges to help veterans

Orange Coast College signed a pledge this week to support veterans by enhancing resources, programs and policies for students who served...

Komen chapter announces new board

Susan G. Komen Orange County has announced its new 2014-15 board of directors.

Trustees go with parents' anti-fence option for Andersen

Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees voted Tuesday night to hire a nonprofit safety organization to study security at Andersen...

Trustees welcome D'Agostino to new job

Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees welcomed outgoing Costa Mesa High School Principal Phil D'Agostino to his new position as...

Star power sheds light on autism

Star power sheds light on autism

Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy.

County board sues Newport-Mesa, 5 CdM families over cheating scandal

The Orange County Department of Education filed suit Monday against the Newport-Mesa Unified School District and five Corona del Mar High...

Young runners show their spirit

Young runners show their spirit

Sweaty and visibly exhausted from their mile-long run, a group of boys from Harbor View Elementary School stood in a circle showing off...

Local students receive Girls Inc. awards

Five Orange County high school students, including three from Costa Mesa's Estancia High, recently received portions of a $115,000 Girls...

Goal set for letter-writing effort

Area nonprofits are collaborating next month on an effort to break the world record for most letters written to military personnel in one...

Dissension halts progress on CdM athletic complex

Newport-Mesa Unified School District officials came face to face with an angry crowd last week during discussions regarding the Corona del...

For Coast, it's all about growth

Coast Community College District has some growing to do if it wants to continue to beef up its budget in future years, according to a...

Virgen's View: Southern Nights a hit for NHHS

What do you think of when you hear "Newport Beach"?

Obama to speak at UCI graduation

Obama to speak at UCI graduation

University of California schools are two for two in convincing the first couple to speak at graduations.

Mesa principal moving to district position

Costa Mesa High School Principal Phil D'Agostino is being tapped to head up discipline for Newport-Mesa Unified, district officials...

History delivered firsthand

History delivered firsthand

Sophomores at Corona del Mar High School tossed aside their textbooks Thursday and welcomed a new way of learning about history: through the...

Scholarships available to Newport residents

Newport Beach is accepting applications for 10 college scholarships.

Spirit Run will raise money for area schools

Spirit Run will raise money for area schools

Students, teachers and families from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa will lace up their running shoes and race around Fashion Island on...

CMHS cheer team wins Best of the West title

CMHS cheer team wins Best of the West title

The Costa Mesa High School cheer team took top honors over the weekend at the Best of the West Cheer and Dance Invitational in The Pyramid...

Darwin mural graces new building

Darwin mural graces new building

Regeneration is a key part of nature, so perhaps it's fitting that the art display at Irvine Valley College's new Life Sciences building...

Pie in the face on Pi Day

Pie in the face on Pi Day

Seventh-grader Jonathan Barton steadied himself and stared down his target.

UCI researcher gets grant to study youth library services

A postdoctoral researcher based at UC Irvine received a $1,000 grant to study youth library services.

Eagle Scout candidate needs helpers

A local Eagle Scout candidate is seeking volunteers to help with his rehabilitation project Sunday in Fairview Park.

Newport Harbor launches tip line

Newport Harbor High School students are using their smartphones to let high school administrators know what's going on with them.

Healing power of art

Healing power of art

The first time Linda Lawler spoke to Jacky she expected their conversation to be somber — sad, even.

County school board on fence about CdM cheating

After hours of deliberation, the Orange County Department of Education's board decided Wednesday that it needed more time to determine...

District says no to Newport lease request

The Newport-Mesa Unified District and the city of Newport Beach are negotiating over an area of city land that students at Newport...

Harbor pep squad is tops

Harbor pep squad is tops

The Newport Harbor High School pep squad came home champions after attending a national competition in Las Vegas last weekend.

Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide

Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide

In 1989, Ling Chai joined friends and fellow students at Tiananmen Square for what she believed would be a peaceful protest.

Parents group wants the pot images out of fashion

Parents group wants the pot images out of fashion

A Huntington Beach parents organization has asked nationwide clothing retailer Tilly's to pull merchandise featuring images of marijuana...

Students lay down the law

Whittier Law School students and alumni shared their stories and experiences to roughly a dozen Orange County college students Friday...

New dean named at UCI's business school

UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business will have a new dean this summer, according to a news release.

Court upholds Muslim students' convictions

A panel of Orange County Superior Court judges recently upheld the convictions of a group of Muslim students found guilty of illegally...

Taco Bell CEO to speak at UCI business school graduation

The CEO of Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. will give the commencement address at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business graduation ceremony...

IVC debate team captain gets university scholarship

The captain of the debate team at Irvine Valley College has been accepted to Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a full...


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