| Oct 27, 2012
| 6:55 PM
The first thing I noticed upon entering Supt. Fred Navarro's office was the frame on the wall containing his two UCLA diplomas next to a picture of the university's iconic Royce Hall. Newport-Mesa Unified School District's new leader immediately...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:01 PM
I suppose it is downright anti-American to voice protest concerning Black Friday. OK, I get it; I am working for a publication that exists based on ad revenue. Further, I fully understand that the American retail economy is uber-dependent on fourth...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:31 PM
After a year of full-time employment with the city of Costa Mesa, a worker represented by the current contract for general employees receives 92 hours of paid vacation.
But the city recently proposed a two-year labor contract that would slash that...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:36 PM
What if you could do life over? Would you change anything?
Lots of things?
Filmmaker Woody Allen observed in a recent newspaper interview: "I never trust people who say, 'I have no regrets. If I lived my life again I'd do it exactly the same way.' I...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:55 PM
UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie was named Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Student-Athlete at the school's Salute to Scholar-Athletes banquet at the Bren Events Center to close out the school year.
The award is the most prestigious...