| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:43 PM
SANTA ANA — Last year it was Mike Carpenter's 25-foot eagle putt that proved to be a memorable, heroic shot for Big Canyon Country Club's Jones Cup victory.
This year, it was head pro Robert Pang who stepped up with the seemingly improbable...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
We as a city are doing everything in our power to turn our problem motels into good neighbors. For far too long, we've allowed a dozen motels along Newport and Harbor boulevards to operate in a manner at odds with the community good.
The motels —...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Apparently a well-worn foot trail near the vernal pools in Fairview Park was being used by kids to get to school. It was the sort of trail that one often finds across empty lots as people naturally take the shortest distance between two points.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Third story in an occasional series about Costa Mesa's troubled motels.
In the fleeting years that the Markel family lived on Harbor Boulevard, visitors to their tropical-themed Kon Tiki Motel brought their bathing suits — not the police.
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:24 PM
As Newport Beach science teacher Jean-Paul Rimlinger put it, trapping voles and mice in Nova Scotia isn't typical professional development.
Nevertheless, that's where he was for a week at the end of March, helping a group of scientists track mammal...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Rachel Anne Barney
School Activities/Clubs: IB drama production of "Dear Brutus," Field Studies Club, IB History HL, IB English HL, IB Theatre HL, IB French SL, IB Environmental Science SL, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB diploma candidate, AP US...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After countless of hours on TV, the NFL Draft ended as it usually does with the last pick, Mr. Irrelevant.
During the three-day event, draft pundits talked about 253 players, their size, their skills and their potential impact. When it came to the 254th...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A mechanical shriek followed a low rumble as the Boeing 737 came closer, a looming albatross partially obscured by a thin, misty cloud.
Within moments, it had passed and was soaring over the gunmetal waters of the Upper Newport Bay and toward the ocean....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:27 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Kate Knight has had quite a ride with the Sailors girls' tennis team.
In Knight's first three years on varsity with the Sailors, they won the Sunset League twice, advancing to the CIF Southern Section Division 2 title match in...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:54 PM
For my birthday this year my daughter Jenn gave me one of those photo books you create online.
I'm guessing she thought me old enough to qualify for a "This Is Your Life" memory album.
I was surprised by how moved I was when I opened the book for...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Two Costa Mesa men were honored by the Girl Scouts of Orange County for their volunteer service to the organization at a ceremony Sunday.
Jon Bemmer and Armando Trujillo were both presented with prestigious "Good Guy" awards at a luncheon at the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:31 PM
A firework randomly went off across the street from Davidson Field as the third quarter neared an end Friday night.
It was just a lone firework, but it still caused Corona del Mar High football announcer Gary Almquist to proclaim, "Disneyland comes to...