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  • 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...
  • JC Football: Emerson positions Pirates

    JC Football: Emerson positions Pirates
    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...
  • Bateman paves way to UCLA

    Bateman paves way to UCLA
    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...
  • Westside parents get closer look at advanced kindergarten program

    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....
  • College Football: Bateman chooses Bruins

    College Football: Bateman chooses Bruins
    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...
  • John L Laun Jr. June 1, 1919 - October 16, 2014

    John L Laun Jr.<br/> June 1, 1919 - October 16, 2014
    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,...
  • Virgen: Donahue continues to give back

    Virgen: Donahue continues to give back
    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....
  • CMHS football team finds success in classroom

    CMHS football team finds success in classroom
    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...