| May 21, 2015
| 7:51 PM
If there is one word that people might use to describe Kendra Fisher, it's "energetic."
Now some more words can describe Fisher. She is the new girls' tennis coach at Estancia High, her alma mater.
Fisher takes over for Rachel de los Santos, who...
| May 20, 2015
| 8:21 PM
After five years at Estancia High School, Principal Kirk Bauermeister is taking a new position at the Newport-Mesa Unified School District administrative offices.
His new role as executive director of secondary education begins July 1. The school...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:55 PM
At 7-foot-6, UC Irvine sophomore Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest player in NCAA men's college basketball. He has less than a month, however, to decide whether he has already hit his ceiling at the amateur level.
Ndiaye, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.1...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:19 PM
They share a love of filmmaking, and for one night, Huntington Beach Union High School District students will present their work on the big screen during the fifth annual Surf City Student Film Festival.
The 42 films, submitted in January by students...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Students attending the third annual University Folklorico Summit got in some dancing time Sunday morning in the last workshop of the three-day conference at UC Irvine.
The summit is designed for leaders of collegiate folklorico — traditional Latin...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:50 PM
Gianna Guyot is known as simply "G" or "G-Money" to many of her teammates at Estancia High.
There's a lot of those teammates for Guyot, who competes in three varsity sports: basketball, soccer and softball.
The varsity patches add up for her. She's...
| 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.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:03 PM
UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo.
The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
It is arguably the grandest party of the summer on the Orange Coast. Oceana's Sea Change event unfolded Aug. 18 at the spectacular Mediterranean estate of Karen and Bruce Cahill, attracting a chic crowd of some 500 residents dedicated to ocean...