| Apr 30, 2011
| 8:15 PM
Cheta Ozougwu said he spent a lot of time praying during the 2011 NFL Draft. A devout Christian, the 22-year-old said he believed God's will would be done. Ozougwu, a 6-foot-2, 247-pound defensive end out of Rice University, believed he would be picked....
| May 18, 2011
| 8:45 PM
Comedian Bill Skiles, one half of the Skiles and Henderson comedic team with Newport-Mesa roots who went on to appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show," "The Tonight Show" and other TV programs in the 1960s and 70s, has died. He was 79.
Skiles died of kidney...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Pamela Lee Lauer
Pamela Lee Lauer, 54, died March 23, 2011, at home surrounded by family and friends. Born in Riverside, California to John and Juanita Lauer on January 5, 1957, Pam was raised in Glendale, California. She graduated from Crescenta...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Teresa Ybarra McIntosh, the co-publisher of multiple boating publications and a newspaper industry magazine, has died. She was 69.
McIntosh died Oct. 11 in her Newport Beach home after a months-long struggle with stomach cancer.
| Oct 29, 2011
| 5:30 PM
When I started my career in sports law in 1975 by signing the first pick in the NFL Draft — Steve Bartkowski, quarterback with the Atlanta Falcons — to the largest rookie contract in football history, sports representation was in its infancy....
| Jan 8, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Orange County prosecutors are asking for the public's help in identifying more potential victims of an Irvine lawyer accused of molesting girls.
Authorities said that after they arrested Matthew Christopher Tye, 31, and searched his home, they found...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:34 PM
COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon.
The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:53 PM
The World Affairs Council of Orange County gathered last month for a year-end celebration billed as "A Salute to the U.S. Armed Forces."
It was an evening of considerable substance, headlined by guest speaker and guest of honor Mark Kimmitt, a retired...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:13 PM
"The Car Plays" is not your typical theatrical experience.
Looking around before Sunday night's performance, there was no theater, cushioned seats or ushers in sight. Instead, attendees were met by a new kind of playing space: 15 cars parked on the...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Location: 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, at the San Diego (405) Freeway and Bristol Street.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Known for: The largest shopping center in California,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:42 PM
The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day.
The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:29 PM
COSTA MESA — Of all the players this week, Corona del Mar High's Aaron White talked a lot. The football team was about to play in the program's first CIF Southern Section title game in 22 years.
The opponent, Beckman, heard him loud and clear....