| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Four years ago, Newport Harbor High let go of Evan Chalmers as its head baseball coach. The principal at the time wanted the program to go in a different direction.
The principal is gone and Chalmers is back in charge of the Sailors.
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:11 PM
The Costa Mesa High cheer program has gained a recent string of success, culminating with a prestigious award.
Costa Mesa won the American School Spirit Award, as the top cheer program in the nation, from the University Cheerleaders Assn.
It marks the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:36 PM
UC Irvine police are warning students to lock windows and doors after a string of burglaries in student housing last week.
Burglars stole electronics from three unlocked first-floor apartments in the Vista Del Campo Norte dorms between 5 a.m. Friday and...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:45 PM
The National Institute on Aging awarded researchers at UC Irvine a two-year, $600,000 grant to develop and study patient-derived stem cell lines.
The UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, or MIND, will create up to 40 sets...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:35 PM
After dropping its lone home game in December to Pepperdine, 75-69, on Friday, the UC Irvine men's basketball team will take a full week off before hitting the road for four games in the subsequent two weeks.
And with the number of ways Coach Russell...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:26 PM
When she's not playing volleyball or hanging out with her friends, Maddy Abbott enjoys to write.
Abbott, a junior at Sage Hill School, is the sports editor for the Lightning school newspaper, "The Bolt."
"There's a lot of volleyball in our school...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:05 AM
With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Orange County probation officials say they will launch a review of their juvenile detention policies after the release this week of a report that faults the county for referring hundreds of immigrant youths to federal immigration authorities.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Seven high school players have signed national letters of intent to play baseball at UC Irvine, though one was hardly a recruiting coup.
Cole Kreuter, the grandson of UCI Coach Mike Gillespie, is among three infielders set to join the program. The class...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Joseph Bell, a longtime Newport Beach resident known for his extensive publishing record as a freelance writer, journalism educator, author and Daily Pilot columnist died on Thanksgiving, members of his family said. He was 92.
Bell died Thursday...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Like gears engineered with precision, synchronous by design, Marco Franco and Tarek Morad operate cohesively within conversational distance of one another on the soccer pitch.
Both senior center defenders for Big West Conference Tournament champion UC...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:50 PM
It wasn't too long ago that Julia Schaeffer consumed only 300 calories a day.
She also refused to spend time with anyone, gave up on sleep and skipped classes to make time for exercise. Dance to gym to rehearsals to work and back to the gym — that...