| 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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Autospy results due back Tuesday could provide more clues into the slaying of a Cal State Fullerton coach and her fiance in Irvine.
The bodies of Monica Quan, 28, an assistant women's basketball coach at the school, and Keith Lawrence, 27, who worked as...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King.
They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history.
George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Newport Harbor High product Kirby Burnham and her USC teammate, Stevi Robinson, won the American Volleyball Coaches Assn. Collegiate Sand Volleyball Championship pairs event on Sunday in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Burnham and Robinson, the No. 1-seeded team,...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:59 PM
Herve Leger Boutique
Join chief creative director Lubov Azria and Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson for champagne and hors d'oeuvres from 6 to 8 p.m. at the grand opening celebration of the new Herve Leger boutique at South Coast Plaza,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Laguna Beach residents will make the choice Nov. 6 whether to keep familiar faces on the five-member Laguna Beach Unified school board or vote in favor of two newcomers.
William Landsiedel and Jan Vickers are both hoping to keep...