| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Zach Bateman turned in his completed paper Wednesday. And, for the first time in eight days, there were neither essay questions nor multiple-choice answers.
The Orange Coast College sophomore offensive tackle signed his National Letter of Intent to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Having landed his wish-list job in April, Kevin Emerson knows that football dreams do come true. And, now, just weeks after guiding a makeshift Orange Coast College roster to two wins in the last three games of a 3-7 campaign, he is working hard to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In the latest effort to entice residents to send their children to their neighborhood school, Westside Costa Mesa educators held an information night Wednesday to discuss the Modern Scholars Academy, set to open next year at Adams Elementary School....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Since his days at Estancia High, Zach Bateman's notable football career has been about paving the way for ballcarriers. But the Orange Coast College sophomore offensive tackle has encountered the most imposing obstacle to his own personal daylight off the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:28 PM
When Terry Donahue thinks of his childhood and his family he smiles. A quick reflecting of growing up as one of five Donahue boys makes him chuckle.
"It was wild," said Donahue, a Balboa Island resident whose fame came from being UCLA's football coach....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Long Time Lido Isle Resident
John Laun was born in New York City in 1919. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1933, where he attended John Burroughs Junior High School, and graduated from Los Angeles High School. He graduated from UCLA, class of 1942,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
On the field, the Costa Mesa High football team is winless, but in the classroom, many of its players are succeeding.
An academic incentive tutoring program is helping the Mustangs with their grades.
For the Mustangs' academic achievements, almost...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Two promising young American tennis players will meet in the singles championship Sunday at the Costa Mesa Pro Classic, a $10,000 United States Tennis Assn. Pro Circuit event at Costa Mesa Tennis Center..
Dennis Novikov, 20, the 2012 USTA Boys' 18...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Jamere Jenkins has played professionally for only a year, but he's already made a major impact on the United States Tennis Assn. Pro Circuit Tour. The 23-year-old Georgia native rolled to a surprisingly easy victory Sunday in the men's singles final at...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Jodie Legaspi-Kiaha, a former Orange Coast College assistant coach, has been named softball coach at the school, OCC Athletic Director Kevin Smith announced Wednesday.
"We are so very excited to have Jodie back here at Orange Coast College," said Smith,...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Parker Brown, the 2012 Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team Player of the Year as a senior boys' volleyball standout at Corona del Mar High, has left UCLA and plans to play at Orange Coast College next season, OCC Coach Travis Turner announced.