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  • Luther Reese MarrJune 23, 1925 - February 27, 2015

    Luther Reese Marr<br/>June 23, 1925 - February 27, 2015
         Luther Reese Marr, at 89 years of age, passed away on February 27, 2015 at the home of his daughter, Christelle Marr Bunge, surrounded by his family members in Laguna Niguel, California.  Luther was born to Aileen Schimfessel and Dr. Luther D. Marr. ...
  • Another temporary chancellor for Coast colleges

    Another temporary chancellor for Coast colleges
    The Coast Community College District announced its second interim chancellor since August, when the last chancellor gave two-days notice before leaving his post. Richard A. Jones started Monday, replacing Tom K. Harris, who spent the last six months...
  • Louise Jones WoolseyMay 8, 1918 - February 20, 2015

    Louise Jones Woolsey<br/>May 8, 1918 - February 20, 2015
    Louise Jones Woolsey, 96, of Newport Beach, died peacefully in her home on February 20, 2015. Louise was born in Los Angeles on May 8, 1918, received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in zoology from UCLA, where at a Masonic Hall dance, she...
  • The Harbor Report: Rowing coach put the 'sea' in OCC

    Between 1983 and 1985, I was at the Orange Coast College sailing center almost every day as a member of the OCC sailing team and then one year as coach. During this time, I met people like Jim Jorgensen, Brad Avery and Dave Grant. At that time, Grant...
  • Laura Gregg Messer April 16, 1915 - January 26, 2015

    Laura Gregg Messer<br/> 
April 16, 1915 - January 26, 2015
    Laura Gregg Messer was born to Laura Beagle Gregg and Jacob Ray Gregg on April 16, 1915 in Ontario, Oregon.  She passed away in Newport Beach, California on January 26, 2015, just before her 100th birthday.  As a young girl her family moved from Oregon to...
  • Interim director named for embattled Irvine animal center

    Interim director named for embattled Irvine animal center
    In the latest step aimed at resolving operational discord that has come to light recently at the Irvine Animal Care Center, the City Council this week hired James "Rick" Greenwood as interim director of the shelter while the city searches for a...
  • Brande: Newport Harbor alumni to meet new boys' volleyball coach Ciarelli

    The Newport Harbor High boys' volleyball team will kick off its 2015 season with the Annual Alumni Game/Event at 5 p.m. at Newport Harbor's Yardley Court on Feb. 28. It will give the volleyball alumni a chance to welcome the new Sailors' coach, Rocky...
  • Commentary: Inspiring more children to be professors, engineers, scientists

    As children, how much time did we spend staring at the moon? Or stomping in rain puddles? Or building intricate tracks for toy cars? Or going to the bank with our parents? When we did those things, we were exposed to STEM — an acronym for the study...
  • Football: California Showcase to take place in Irvine Feb. 21

    As many as 500 high school football players are expected to participate in the third annual California Showcase at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine on Feb. 21. The free one-day, non-profit event is presented by former UCLA head coach Terry...
  • The Harbor Report: Rowing into champion status

    While moving around the harbor the other day, I noticed all the different college alumni flags flying from homes and boats and the different stickers on cars passing by. I started to wonder: What is our harbor's home team, the team we can all get behind...
  • UCLA men's tennis shuts out UCI

    MEN'S TENNIS UCLA 4, UC Irvine 0 LOS ANGELES — The visiting Anteaters did not win a completed set in the nonconference match Wednesday. UCI is 2-5. The No. 4-ranked Bruins are 1-0.
  • Apodaca: Study reveals how poverty steals from learning time

    Few among us would dispute the notion that students from disadvantaged backgrounds face a steeper climb when it comes to a quality education. Both intuition and evidence tell us that poverty correlates strongly with poorer educational outcomes. Now a...