| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:56 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Even the last player selected in the NFL Draft has an entourage.
Justice Cunningham capped a long Friday by checking out the bar scene in Newport Beach. He ran with a crew of almost two dozen, all there to support a rookie with the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Irrelevant Week might want to change its name to "A Couple of Irrelevant Days" in Newport Beach.
The event that celebrates the last player selected in the NFL Draft seems to get shorter every year. Don't blame the organizers, Paul Salata and his...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The operative word is ambitious. The result has been nothing less than extraordinary. Launched in the spring of 2010, Children's Hospital of Orange County created a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $125 million to fund the remodel and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Snow White (calico), Happy (white and orange) and Grumpy (orange tabby, not pictured) were rescued from Disneyland. The three 10-week-old kittens were trapped by their rescuer/caregiver Cindy Dote, and two other siblings avoided the traps and are still...
| 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....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
What a difference a few thousand miles can make. In Newport Beach, some locals are trying to ban the use of the beach fire rings, citing the potential health hazards from the smoke. In Florida, they're practically begging us to start beach fires.
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Regardless of how Costa Mesa voters cast their ballots Nov. 6, there is good news.
Of the seven cities in the county that have populations larger than Costa Mesa, none had a higher voter turnout. In the city of Orange, 41% of the residents voted in the...