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  • Former Newport Beach city manager was well-respected

    Former Newport Beach city manager was well-respected
    Kevin Murphy's friends described the former Newport Beach city manager in a list of synonyms for "good" or "kind." Those who remembered him Thursday said it always came down to how Murphy treated others. "He was bright, he was hardworking, honest as the...
  • CdM reaches top 12

    RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — After winning two games on the opening day of the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics, both the Newport Water Polo Foundation and CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls found themselves dropping both their platinum bracket pool-play...
  • CdM plays for ninth

    CdM plays for ninth
    SANTA ANA — The chant at the end of the quarter break is not unfamiliar for the CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls' team. It's the same as the one the Sea Kings use during the high school season. Senior-to-be Pippa Saunders instructs her teammates...
  • It's A Gray Area: Never waste an opportunity with family

    The first sentence in the preface of my book that attempts to help new judges "learn the ropes" says, "The best decision I have ever made was in choosing my parents." That is true because they always gave me stability, boundaries, stimulation and love....
  • Briefs: Day 12th

    Costa Mesa High product Sharon Day is in 12th place after four events on the first day of competition in the heptathlon at the IAAF Track and Field World Championships on Monday in Daegu, South Korea. The former Olympian will take 3,700 points into the...
  • Meet the new principals of Newport-Mesa schools

    Local schools welcomed in some new faces this fall. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District hired five new principals — four elementary, one middle school — to take over as their predecessors were promoted, retired and moved out of state...
  • School Flight Part 1: Why Mesa Verde families transfer out

    School Flight Part 1: Why Mesa Verde families transfer out
    First of three parts. COSTA MESA — As he tours Mesa Verde with prospective home buyers, Realtor Larry Weichman boasts of the neighborhood country club's heated swimming pool and acclaimed golf pro. But when clients ask about the public schools,...
  • School Flight Part 2: Not everyone chooses to leave neighborhood schools

    School Flight Part 2: Not everyone chooses to leave neighborhood schools
    Second of two parts. COSTA MESA — Many nights she sipped tea and listened to other parents complain. They questioned the academic rigor of Adams Elementary, the school just down the block. Some told rumors of Spanish speakers slowing down...
  • School Flight Part 3: Families return to neighborhood schools

    School Flight Part 3: Families return to neighborhood schools
    Last of three parts. COSTA MESA — Jill Fales remembers moving to Mesa Verde three years ago and hearing neighborhood parents recite stereotypes in an effort to dissuade her from enrolling her son in the elementary school down the street. Adams...
  • Former Newport mayor remembered for her charitable nature

    NEWPORT BEACH — Former Newport Beach Mayor Doreen Demond Marshall died of natural causes at her home Nov. 9. The longtime Lido Isle resident, who served on the City Council for nearly a decade, was also known for her charitable contributions. She...
  • Brooks gives back to UCI

    Brooks gives back to UCI
    IRVINE — When UC Irvine supporters approached Scott Brooks about lending his name to a golf tournament to raise money for the school's athletic department, it likely had more to do with the cachet the Oklahoma City Thunder coach who starred for...
  • Apodaca: UCI launches first ROTC program in wake of 'don't ask, don't tell' reversal

    Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine. The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...