| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Harbor Day School in Newport Beach was built with a library at its center.
Students filter through it all day, and librarian-taught classes rotate in. The lessons often include activities such as kids feeding their "bookworm" earth worms or using...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
There are many reasons why the CdM Aquatics Grey 18-and-under boys' team plans to have a good time at this year's USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
Two of the captains from last year's CdM high school team, Newport-Mesa Player of the Year Reid Chase...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Charles Patrick Catanese, son of Assunta and Antonio Catanese passed away March 31, 2012 after a long illness. He was one of seven children, born September 15, 1918 in Rochester, PA.
Charles attended Rochester High School in PA and is a graduate of...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:30 PM
UC Irvine's Bren Events Center opened 25 years ago this month. The last five years have created few moments when the venue generates enough excitement from the spectators to clearly constitute a home-court advantage.
The men's basketball team's 86-76 win...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Newport Beach has found its new fire chief in Scott Poster, a 30-year veteran of fire services.
Poster was a deputy chief for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, where he supervised more than 300 employees and a $60-million budget.
He joined L.A....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Don Watson, a longtime swimming and water polo coach, who helped lead the Pirates to 19 state championships over his 30-year career at Orange Coast College, passed away Monday evening following a nine-year bout with stomach cancer. He was 59.
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Candles have been used for more than 5,000 years.
Although the ancient Egyptians may have been among the first to use them as torches, the Romans are credited with developing the wicked candle. In the ancient world, candles were the major source of...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 10:20 PM
Cal State Long Beach — a common transfer school for the area's community college students — is considering tightening up its admissions guidelines for freshmen and transfer students to put emphasis on those who are prepared for their majors....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Corona del Mar resident Joan Templeton Morris and her husband, Bob Morris, hosted a fabulous "Forever 20" party Sunday for more than 100 guests at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Newport Beach.
Brunch was followed by two hours of dancing and music...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:36 AM
ELDON J. DVORAK
Eldon J. Dvorak, 80, of Fountain Valley, died of a heart attack suffered at his home on September 22. Dvorak taught economics at California State University, Long Beach, from 1962 to 1991. He is survived by former wife, Veronica Gage...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:02 PM
Sophomores Brandon Bauman and Jake Little, as well as freshman Jorge Sanchez, have been named first-team All-Orange Empire Conference in men's soccer.
Sophomore Baji Chela and freshman Frankie Muņoz represent the Pirates on the second team.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:08 PM
The Battle of the Bay high school football rivalry is special.
The players know each other. Many grew up together and played on youth teams together.
As I found out last year, one player at Corona del Mar can even be best friends with someone at Newport...