| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:56 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:28 PM
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....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Two promising young American tennis players will meet in the singles championship Sunday at the Costa Mesa Pro Classic, a $10,000 United States Tennis Assn. Pro Circuit event at Costa Mesa Tennis Center..
Dennis Novikov, 20, the 2012 USTA Boys' 18...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Jamere Jenkins has played professionally for only a year, but he's already made a major impact on the United States Tennis Assn. Pro Circuit Tour. The 23-year-old Georgia native rolled to a surprisingly easy victory Sunday in the men's singles final at...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The high school experience includes several rites of passage for students: getting a driver's license, going out on a first date and taking the SAT. Now the SAT journey has just gotten a little smoother.
The College Board, the organization behind the SAT...
| 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...
| 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....
| May 28, 2014
| 4:53 PM
An Orange Coast College student has been named one of two scholars in the state to win writing scholarships this year from the Community College Public Relations Organization of California.
Rachel Gajardo received the $1,000 award from the...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Irvine Valley College awarded 1,908 degrees and certificates to students during its 29th annual commencement ceremony last week.
The college conferred 686 associate of arts degrees, 75 associate of arts for transfer degrees, 83 associate of science...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Before some of his high school football games, Riley Gaddis has watched video clips of Ronnie Lott, one of his NFL favorite players, deliver monster hits.
Gaddis says he got the idea from a coach, Kirk Norton, during freshman football, when the...