| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:51 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:38 PM
The Newport Harbor High boys' volleyball team will kick off its 2015 season with the Annual Alumni Game/Event at 5 p.m. at Newport Harbor's Yardley Court on Feb. 28.
It will give the volleyball alumni a chance to welcome the new Sailors' coach, Rocky...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:52 PM
In the latest step aimed at resolving operational discord that has come to light recently at the Irvine Animal Care Center, the City Council this week hired James "Rick" Greenwood as interim director of the shelter while the city searches for a...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:38 PM
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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
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...
| 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...