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  • On Theater: Vintage plots, updated versions

    At Costa Mesa's Vanguard University of Southern California, the upcoming theater season will be marked by one major factor — maturity. All five plays to be performed at the school's Lyceum Theater in 2010-11 fit quite comfortably into the "oldies"...
  • Calling the Shots: Sanchez family unites in Newport

    As I sat down for dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa Thursday night, I thought to myself, "awkward." It's bound to happen with local events, running into the folks from the Newport Beach Independent (our new competition), but I wasn't...
  • Aiming to qualify

    Mike Moorhead was on his way home from Pleasanton Thursday when he began to zero in on his next golf tournament. The one he just wrapped up, Moorhead wanted to forget. Moorhead finished the American Junior Golf Assn. Trader Joe's Junior Championship...
  • Local duo advances

    Local duo advances
    NEWPORT BEACH — Stewart Hagestad stared at the leaderboard at Big Canyon Country Club and his name was on top. For a moment on Monday, everyone at the U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifier looked up at the 6-foot-5 golfer from Newport Beach. The...
  • Mesa Musings: Learning from 'Echo of the big Bang'

    John Ramsey was the finest sports public address announcer I ever heard. Bob Sheppard, the legendary P.A. voice for the New York Yankees, died recently after more than 50 years behind the microphone. I had heard Sheppard at Yankee Stadium. He was,...
  • The Crowd: Concerts for mission's preservation

    It is known as "The Jewel of the Missions." And it is surely one of Orange County's most significant cultural and religious landmarks. Mission San Juan Capistrano, the seventh in a chain of 21 California missions under the leadership of Padre Junípero...
  • Briefs: Locals compete in national tourney

    Sage Hill School boys' and girls' tennis coach A.G. Longoria will be coaching a team in the World Team Tennis Junior Team Nationals for the second year in a row. This year the tournament will be played at The Barnes Center in San Diego, today through...
  • Salo provides insight on Peirsol

    IRVINE — Just the other day, Dave Salo said he and Aaron Peirsol talked about Irvine, where Salo coached and Peirsol learned to swim. Salo is the general manager of the Irvine Novaquatics, Peirsol's club team as a kid. The two go way back and they...
  • When a tie feels good

    WHITTIER — Sophomore-to-be Carly Christian made a hard drive, took the pass from Catherine Carpenter and slammed the ball into the cage. Senior-to-be Sarah Wilkey stepped up to make a big five-on-six save late in the game. Incoming sophomore...
  • Coburn captures crown

    Jeff Coburn felt a bit nervous entering the final round of the Costa Mesa City Championship Sunday at Costa Mesa Country Club. The UC Irvine alumnus was determined to find his comfort zone. Fortunately for him, that came a little easier than most, as he'...
  • Solid finish for Newport

    Solid finish for Newport
    The Newport Water Polo Foundation 18-and-under girls have gotten stronger as summer has continued. They showed teams from across the country their progress at the recently concluded USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics. Newport, playing with...
  • The College Conversation: College deadlines are all over the map

    Nothing causes more confusion than the random nature of college admissions deadlines and notification dates. Applying to a UC campus? The deadline is Nov. 30. But don't wait till then or you'll face the inevitability of crashing of their online portal....