| 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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The tutor, the students recalled, had a plan to help them improve their grades.
It wouldn't require additional studying.
He couldn't say on the phone, according to official accounts that the students submitted to the Newport-Mesa Unified...
| 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,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Mike Bargas calls it lightning striking twice.
After the Estancia High football coach took one of his players, Alipa Peters, to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2011, he never thought he would be back. But he got a chance to take a current...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
More than 1,000 lobsters are taking flight this weekend.
The live crustaceans, packed in seaweed-lined cartons, are expected to touch down at 6:30 a.m. Sunday after a plane ride from Maine to Los Angeles International Airport. Employees from Anaheim-...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Re: "Is It Time For Athletic Fields at Fairview?" (July 31):
I drive by Fairview Park frequently and view most of it as a major eyesore. Has anyone considered the possibility of just adding some nice grassy fields and letting the users create their...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:18 PM
A federal judge Monday sentenced a Costa Mesa man to 70 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography.
From his Paularino Avenue apartment, Ohanes Hamparsoum Haladjian viewed and shared sexually explicit pictures of boys...
| 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...