| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:56 PM
I talked to another of my favorite people from the harbor this week. Joyce Ibbetson, who has been the boating program director for UC Irvine for the past 34 years, took some time to answer a few of my questions.
I first met Joyce when I was a student...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Estancia High School senior Erik Cerros will be the third person in his family to go to college, following the lead of his two older sisters.
He'll be the second of the siblings to get there with help from the Westside Costa Mesa nonprofit Save Our...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:39 PM
A recent ranking of the 100 best-value public schools in 2012 listed UC Irvine as No. 16 — one of five California schools in the top 20.
UCI, according to the ranking made by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, admits 47% of those who apply and...