| 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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Because of the financial demands on his Costa Mesa family, which includes three younger sisters, Ricardo "Ricky" Herrera never thought he would have the money to attend college outside of Orange County.
With the help of Save Our Youth, or SOY, a...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:02 AM
DeShaun Foster had a rough start to a seven-year career in the NFL. The UCLA standout running back, who starred at Tustin High, suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason in 2002.
Football has been a big part of Foster's life. It's taught...
| 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...