| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Eugenia Ann Lessig Corzine will be missed by her family and friends. She passed away on July 14. She was 86.
Born in Warsaw, Indiana in 1927 to Moness and Donald Lessig, Ann spent her childhood with her brother Jerry, her Granny, and her beloved...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships.
The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground."
Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin.
The president of the venue on...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died June 13 in Irvine. He was 89.
Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Smith, who has coached the Orange Coast College men's and women's soccer programs to success in recent years, has been named Pirates Athletic Director, the school announced.
Smith, who will continue his soccer coaching duties, will begin his...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:48 PM
President Obama's commencement address, delivered to thousands of UC Irvine graduates Saturday, focused on the aspirations of the current generation and the need for optimism when dealing with future problems.
More than 8,000 graduates and their...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Because of the financial demands on his Costa Mesa family, which includes three younger sisters, Ricardo "Ricky" Herrera never thought he would have the money to attend college outside of Orange County.
With the help of Save Our Youth, or SOY, a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Fight Club OC features seven pro boxing and mixed martial arts fights on its card Thursday night at The Hangar, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.
Ukraine's Alexey Zubov (3-0) is one of four undefeated fighters on the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Misty May-Treanor smiles when she says the name of her newborn baby girl, Malia. The Hawaiian name means "calm and peaceful."
Baby Malia, born June 3, did remain calm with her father, Matt Treanor, as they watched Mom being honored along with nine other...