| Jan 9, 2015
A private tutor accused of hacking into Corona del Mar High School servers to boost student grades discussed the alleged scheme with an involved student during a phone call recorded by police, according to school documents reviewed by the Daily Pilot....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:15 AM
A private tutor accused of hacking into Corona del Mar High School computers to change students' grades pleaded not guilty Tuesday to five felonies.
Timothy Lance Lai could face up to five years and eight months in jail if he's convicted on one count of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The public relations director of Newport Beach's tourism bureau was fired Monday in the wake of a kerfuffle surrounding a tweet he sent from the agency's Twitter account.
The tweet — which Visit Newport Beach Inc.'s chief executive Gary Sherwin...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Our short series on classic American patriots continues with a focus on John Adams.
Fortunately, with the fairly recent publication of David McCullough's book "John Adams" (Touchstone, 2001), this somewhat crusty but likable American is finally...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another killing at Ft. Hood, Texas, reminds us that these horrific acts of violence can occur anywhere, at any time, even on a secured Army post.
Sadly, the shootings also highlight that our responsibilities as citizens have changed forever. These events...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:15 AM
In terms of the rankings, the result of Wednesday's Pacific Coast League girls' lacrosse match had to be considered an upset.
Beckman came into the match ranked No. 4 in Southern California by laxpower.com, and CdM was No. 10. The Patriots, who own...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:56 AM
An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Orange County is offering more than $1 million in incentives to airlines willing to make direct flights to Hawaii, Mexico and Washington, D.C., out of John Wayne Airport.
The last flight to Hawaii out of Orange County was in 2010, the year Continental...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:39 PM
For the first time in the organization's more than 70-year history, John Wayne Airport will be home to a United Service Organization center, officials announced this week.
USO centers act as welcoming facilities for returning troops, where military...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Kings Lacrosse Club, comprised of Corona del Mar High players, claimed the Cal LAX Tournament in the varsity division last weekend in San Juan Capistrano with a 5-4 overtime win against the OC Kings Purple, an Orange County All-Star team.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Kendall Mulvaney led by example as a senior captain for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer and lacrosse teams.
Don't get the wrong idea. Mulvaney was anything but passive. She cared so much about her teammates, her best friends, on both teams that...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The best 18-and-under girls' water polo players from around the world are descending on Madrid, Spain this weekend for the FINA Youth World Championships.
Three of them happen to be from Newport Beach.
They are Mater Dei High graduate Brianna Daboub,...