| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:14 PM
Last year, I had the honor of sitting down and talking with Ronald Simon, one of our community's most successful entrepreneurs.
The son of humble immigrant parents, Simon built two hugely successful business empires from scratch. His second venture, RSI...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Martha Parham is leaving the Coast Community College District after nearly a decade as its director of public affairs, marketing and government relations, the district announced Friday.
"This is truly a bittersweet departure for me," Parham said in a...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:24 PM
It wasn't so much that Carolyn Bockrath needed a challenge. It was more about wanting it.
Fresh off a stellar senior year with Newport Harbor High, Bockrath went to West Point. Just before joining the Army women's volleyball team for practices, the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Parker Brown, the 2012 Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team Player of the Year as a senior boys' volleyball standout at Corona del Mar High, has left UCLA and plans to play at Orange Coast College next season, OCC Coach Travis Turner announced.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business.
The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Christopher Bunyan's candidacy for Costa Mesa City Council is, in his words, about "climate change."
He's not referring to greenhouse gases, but rather to the political climate in which the City of the Arts finds itself in 2014. He cites the two council...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing.
For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Legendary UC Irvine coach Ted Newland will be inducted into the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame April 5 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine.
Newland, in his 39 years as UCI's men's water polo coach (1966-2004), amassed 714 victories and led the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:38 PM
UC Irvine junior Zack La Cavera was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week in men's volleyball after leading the Anteaters to a pair of home wins over top-five opponents last week.
The 6-foot-4 opposite recorded 17 kills, three digs,...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Born six minutes apart, and sometimes undiscernible from the other even by their mother, twin brothers David and Jacob Hill took uniquely divergent paths to Orange Coast College. But this baseball season, in a most unlikely way, the pair of pitching aces'...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame.
The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty.
The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...