| 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...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy
Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:11 PM
As Oklahoma City prepares to face San Antonio in the first game of the NBA Western Conference Finals Sunday (5:30 p.m. PT on TNT), fans may want to look closer at the Thunder bench as three members of their coaching staff have connections to the UC Irvine...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Powerful messages were delivered as each achievement was read by Mike Zimmerman and Don Grable Thursday morning at Balboa Pavilion.
The one message that spoke loudest was the major impact a community can make on a child.
These weren't children, mind...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
The Vanguard University women's basketball team begins play in the NAIA Tournament on Wednesday at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Ky.
The Lions (23-6), ranked No. 13 in the final NAIA poll, are making their 11th straight appearance in...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:20 PM
To most people, the sound of music students practicing independently is noise, a cacophonous nonsymphony of assorted tones.
But to a band nerd like me, Irvine High School's band room had a dozen distinct timbres — a saxophone practicing her...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:44 PM
They call themselves "the paid stalkers."
The duty of the Laguna Art Museum security guards is to make sure that precious works of art remain untouched by visitors' hands and even more damaging things like chewing gum.
They spend eight hours a day...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Members of the Huntington Beach High School graduating class of 2014 took a step toward higher education by declaring in a ceremony which university they will be attending in the fall.
The school on Thursday became the first in the district to host a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Growing up, Christian Tedeschi fancied getting into trouble. He didn't harm himself or others, but flaunted a short attention span and flagrant disregard for authority.
And then he welcomed the punishment, be it a time-out at home or day-long suspension...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Fourteen years ago, a group of movie lovers banded together to organize the first Newport Beach Film Festival. For the opening-night attraction at Fashion Island, they chose "Sunset Blvd.," the 1950 Billy Wilder drama whose most famous moment features a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
If she couldn't do anything to stop excessive teenage drinking, Micayla Vermeeren wanted to do something to prevent anyone else from getting hurt or dying in a related car accent . And in some cases, from dying.
Spurred by the death of Kelly Morehouse,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:33 PM
The Bolsa Chica Conservancy's mission is to teach and inspire people from Huntington Beach, along with the rest of Southern California, to care for the environment, specifically wetlands and other coastal resources.
The 22-year-old, Huntington Beach-...