| Jul 29, 2015
| 10:06 PM
"I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello" – The Beatles
The summer before heading off to college can be an exciting one, full of opportunity. That certainly seems to be true for Corona del Mar High graduates Eliza Britt, Grace Morgan and...
| May 8, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Many readers have told me that they connected with my last column, in which I discussed the growing recognition that we've become too infatuated with "elite" colleges and that we shouldn't undervalue the many other excellent institutions with lesser...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 8:25 PM
A charity event can be a dinner, a walk, an auction or, as Newport Beach is demonstrating this weekend, a rollicking party.
The Newport Beach Party, a community celebration running Friday through Sunday at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina,...
| Jun 27, 2015
| 8:01 PM
The party isn't over yet.
The Newport Beach Party, a three-day community festival to help raise money for local nonprofits, continues through Sunday at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina.
Sunday's festivities, which run from noon to 8 p.m., will...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 11:33 AM
Barbara passed away peacefully at age 82, surrounded by her family.
Born in New York City, she and her family moved to Los Angeles in 1943. After graduating from Uni High in 1950, she attended UC Santa Barbara and UCLA. Shortly thereafter she met...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:38 PM
The humility of Newport Harbor High senior goalkeeper Carlee Kapana is as genuine as her talent in girls' water polo.
Kapana won't talk trash against rival Corona del Mar. But to find the reason the Sailors beat the Sea Kings all three times this past...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 11:25 PM
David Baker, the president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, couldn't help but laugh Friday at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, where he told the story about giving Ray Guy some good news.
Everyone in attendance for the Ronnie Lott IMPACT (Integrity,...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 11:42 PM
UCLA 15, UC Irvine 8
LOS ANGELES — A seven-run third gave UC Irvine a 7-6 lead but third-ranked UCLA scored in every inning except the third and the seventh to hand the 'Eaters a 15-8 loss Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
| Apr 22, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Having completed work toward his sociology degree at UC Irvine, and coming from a background of privilege, Travis Woloson might be looking forward to starting post-graduate life with a leg up.
But when asked about his projected place in the working...
| Jun 12, 2015
Two popular Irvine food trucks have pooled their resources and creativity to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant that serves up a mix of comfort foods and new recipes.
Burnt Truck and Dogzilla have become BurntZilla, which is already gaining attention...
| Jun 7, 2015
Anne Michaelsen Yahn was destined to end up in the world of design. The only question was in what capacity.
Michaelsen Yahn grew up in Newport Beach, and when she and friends would head to the beach, she'd find quiet time to sit. And in those moments,...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:08 PM
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.