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  • Acacia Research seeks to profit from patents

    Acacia Research seeks to profit from patents
    Matthew Vella certainly doesn't look like a troll. Vella is the regular-guy chief executive of Acacia Research Corp., which calls itself a patent outsource licensing company. The Newport Beach firm links up with inventors who fear that others are...
  • From The Sports Desk: Knapp could be great

    Eleven days ago Aaron Peirsol confirmed to the Daily Pilot that he retired as a swimmer. He just might be the greatest athlete to come out of the Newport-Mesa School District, as the Newport Harbor High alumnus won five gold medals over three Olympics....
  • CdM bid to repeat kicks off

     CdM bid to repeat kicks off
    Coach George Larsen does not know much about the next opponent the Corona del Mar High boys' soccer team plays. But he is almost certain the match against Garey of Pomona will be in the rain. The Sea Kings on Monday earned a home first-round match...
  • Teachers ask for less class time

    COSTA MESA — As contract negotiations open, the teachers union has proposed reducing teaching time by 30 minutes a day in grades 4-6 and 30 minutes to an hour in grades 7-8. District officials have yet to take a formal position on the proposal, but...
  • Appeals court rules against school district in construction bids

    Irvine Unified School District broke the law when it awarded $6.9 million in contracts to construction companies without giving the lowest-priced bidders full review, a state court of appeal ruled. The California Public Contract Code requires that public...
  • CdM takes control

    CORONA DEL MAR — The downpour Coach George Larsen expected Friday came at the right time at Corona del Mar High. In the waning minutes, Larsen watched the rain wash out the season of Garey of Pomona. One goal was the difference in CdM slipping out...
  • McBean in big match

    McBean in big match
    Corona del Mar High sophomore Jack McBean, who recently signed a pro contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy, will play with the U.S. under-17 national team in the CONCACAF U-17 Championship title match against Canada Sunday in Montego Bay, Jamaica....
  • CdM's strong run ends

    CdM's strong run ends
    PARAMOUNT — A special guest hopped on the Corona del Mar High bus before the Sea Kings traveled to their next boys' soccer match on Tuesday. Jack McBean was a familiar face to those onboard. He used to ride with many of the same players to matches...
  • McBean a key in victory

     McBean a key in victory
    Jack McBean, a former Corona del Mar High standout, had two assists to help the United States under-17 boys' national soccer team win the CONCACAF championship by defeating Canada, 3-0, in overtime Sunday in Montego Bay, Jamaica. McBean, 16, came off...
  • One Paramount concern

     One Paramount concern
    When Corona del Mar High and Paramount meet today, only one boys' soccer team gets the chance to win a second straight CIF Southern Section title. The Sea Kings won the crown in Division IV last season. The Pirates are the Division III defending...
  • Lobdell: Hubbard's cautionary words come back to haunt him

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District has pulled from its schools a video on the dangers of inappropriate texting and Internet posting that featured Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard. The recall happened quietly in late January, one day after Hubbard's sexually...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Residents get Buck Gully project update

    Letters have been sent to residents along Lower Buck Gully, advising them that an erosion project is moving along with construction still slated to begin after Labor Day. The project "should stabilize the canyon bottom by retraining the creek to its...