| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
It seems inconceivable that he's been gone four decades.
Polished and imperturbable, Joe Kroll was an Orange Coast College icon for 22 years. He exuded more charisma than any other OCC leader — ever. Students loved Kroll and labeled him "Joe Cool....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Re. "Mailbag: Dogs are soiling Balboa Island beaches," (Oct. 3): Writer Dariela Wilson commented on a situation I often observe, people letting their dogs do their business on Balboa Island beaches despite the signs posted every block that clearly state,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:40 PM
William Ernest (Ernie/Coach) Johnson
Legendary football coach, Ernie Johnson, 87, of San Juan Capistrano, California passed away at his home on September 15, 2013.
Ernie was born October 12, 1925 in Bruceville, Texas to William and Bessie Johnson. The...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday announced the appointment of a Newport Beach attorney to the Orange County Superior Court.
Martha K. Gooding, 59, is filling a vacancy left by Judge David Thompson, whom Brown appointed to the state Court of Appeal last...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:21 PM
To the untrained eye, the area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park near the cliffs offers sweeping ocean views, but the grounds themselves may not look like much.
It's a mesa of dirt, brush, trails, mounds and rocks among bicycle tracks, footprints and paw...
| 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...