| May 1, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Newport Beach's top-performing high school students were honored at a celebration Wednesday evening for their exemplary academic achievements.
Thirty students from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools and Sage Hill School, dressed in their...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy.
Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business.
The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The 2014 Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Dream Gala was billed as "Let's Misbehave," and they certainly did.
More than 500 Orange County citizens dressed to impress in Roaring Twenties period costume and danced a wild Charleston to help raise...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Corona del Mar High junior Hayley Hodson has verbally committed to Stanford University for women's volleyball, she announced Friday via Twitter.
Hodson, a 6-foot-2 outside hitter, was the Newport-Mesa Player of the Year last year for the Sea Kings....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Hank Stram, a former NFL coach in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, used to describe his offense's drives as matriculating the ball down the field.
Kevin Emerson, introduced formally on Thursday as the Orange Coast College football coach, believes that...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Scott Fletcher of Newport Beach are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Michelle Fletcher, to Jason Buck Irby. Miss Fletcher is a graduate of Corona del Mar High School and of University of California, Los...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:41 AM
The nearly two-minute UC Irvine video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories.
But the target audience becomes obvious at...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
I thought I would start the New Year by talking to Harbor Commissioner David Girling. When I first heard his name accepted by the City Council as a harbor commissioner about a year and a half ago, I had my concerns of how a nonboater could relate to our...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Signing season for college football players who are eligible for the 2014 NFL Draft has begun. Players at colleges whose teams have finished their season and are not in a bowl game are free to sign with agents now.
Those players whose teams are...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:26 PM
For the 10th straight year the IMPACT Foundation and several others in the community celebrated Ronnie Lott, the trophy named after him and all things football, at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach Sunday night.
It wasn't called the 10th annual Lott...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:05 AM
With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...