| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Maddie O'Connor and Annie Alvarado have known each other since they were 5 years old. They played AYSO together, then on rival club teams, before they reunited at Corona del Mar High.
As the two prepare for the stretch run of their final season with the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:02 PM
ROGER WHITNEY GILBERT
Our husband, father, grandfather was with us until February 12, 2013.
Roger was born on March 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, CA to Al Whitney Gilbert and Evelyn Kleinsorg Gilbert. Roger grew up in Los Angeles with his younger brother...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Do not underestimate the intensity of a high school senior at the end of the athletic season, trying to extend his or her prep career as long as possible.
For Corona del Mar High senior Karsten Sigband, the end of the girls' soccer season means just a...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In those hectic days, hours and minutes before opening night, it's time to "either laugh or cry."
So says Pauline Maranian, director of Estancia High School's upcoming musical theater production of "Guys & Dolls," which opens Thursday for a three-...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings
May 15, 1927-February 10, 2013
You are beloved daughter of Margaret Gertrude and Thomas Henry Conroy; charming wife to David William Upham, Sr., and Cmdr. Richard Newman Billings, USN (deceased);...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:18 PM
It's March Madness time!
I don't mean the college basketball tournament, although the annual rite of collective lunacy to which I refer does involve college, and it is a tournament of sorts.
It's the anxiety-ridden, teenage acne breakout-prone, parent...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:20 PM
In a move that has stunned much of the Orange County aquatics community, Corona del Mar High girls' water polo coach Sam Bailey resigned Wednesday to take the vacant boys' and girls' water polo head coaching positions at Beckman.
| Mar 31, 2013
This week: March Madness, Part Two.
Following a big response to last week's column about college admissions, I now return to the topic with some words of wisdom from someone who has built a career helping students and their parents navigate through the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Born in Glendale, California, Janet was the daughter of Vernon O. Underwood, Sr. and his wife, Adrienne Young Underwood.
In 1950, at the age of 12, Janet moved with her family to the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles where she attended the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:49 PM
MISSION VIEJO — One thing most people have noticed about Cleo Harrington is that she tends to play her best in the biggest moments.
In 2011-12, she stepped in as a sophomore and helped the Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team win the CIF...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:58 PM
SANTA ANA — Stephania Haralabidis, who moved to Southern California from Greece last year, still can't always articulate her feelings well in English.
But that doesn't stop the feisty Corona del Mar High graduate, who will play water polo at USC...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:23 PM
IRVINE — Carly Christian is used to being called the underdog.
She heard it often during her last two years at Newport Harbor High. That didn't stop her from helping lead the Sailors to the 2012 CIF Southern Section Division 1 title, and a...