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  • Boys' Volleyball Dream Team: Nielsen ready to take off

    Boys' Volleyball Dream Team: Nielsen ready to take off
    Year after year, Weston Nielsen grew. Everyone could see that maturation, but it was most evident on the volleyball court for Corona del Mar High. Sea Kings' Coach Steve Conti watched with fascination a boy turn into a young man, a quiet role player...
  • Surfing: Gilchrist defends crown

    Kaleigh Gilchrist went out on top with regard to the Surfing America USA Championships Monday at Lower Trestles in San Clemente. The recent Newport Harbor High graduate successfully defended her girls' under-18 title in the last year she is eligible for...
  • The Crowd: Thousands donated to Chapman students

    The Crowd: Thousands donated to Chapman students
    The Fashionable Women of Chapman University presented an impressive check for $236,000 to Chapman Dean Bob Bassett at a June 18 luncheon held in the Cabana Room of The Island Hotel, Newport Beach. Bassett is the dean of Chapman's Dodge College of Film and...
  • Briefs: May-Treanor advances to semifinals in Norway

    Newport Harbor High alumna Misty May-Treanor and partner Nicole Branagh have advanced to the semifinals of the SWATCH FIVB World Tour ConocoPhillips Grand Slam in Stavanger, Norway. May-Treanor and Branagh, seeded seventh, received a bye in round two of...
  • Briefs: Gilchrist ends big week with crown

    Two titles in six days should give even more reason for Kaleigh Gilchrist to celebrate today. The recent Newport Harbor High graduate capped her grand week by capturing the high school varsity women's title in the National Scholastic Surfing Assn....
  • Judge fights on (in song)

    Editor's note: This corrects an earlier version. NEWPORT BEACH — Retired Superior Court Judge James P. Gray doesn't really know the meaning of the word retirement. After retiring from close to three decades on the Orange County bench, instead of...
  • Continuing a church-family feeling

    Continuing a church-family feeling
    Scott McGinnis, a former counselor at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, found himself back at his old stomping grounds in Glendale this spring, nearly 30 years after attending the Grandview Presbyterian Church's Children's Center Preschool. Standing...
  • Mesa Musings: The Dutch did much

    "If you ain't Dutch, you ain't much." OK, I'm not Dutch. But I've seen the aforementioned slogan on bumper stickers for years, most particularly on cars parked in a lot next to a Dutch market in Bellflower. My wife, Hedy, and I occasionally shop there...
  • The Crowd: Costa Mesa couple celebrate boat

    Last Monday evening on a dock reaching out into a side channel of the Newport Harbor, dreams came true for a young Costa Mesa couple, David and Katie Levy. It was 6 p.m. on a cloud-covered evening on the docks of the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club....
  • Secret to long marriage: Just say 'yes'

    NEWPORT BEACH — She often points out that they weren't high school sweethearts, per se. They were just friends — until they got married. Now, they're inseparable. He says the secret to their 69 years of marriage is simple: Just listen...
  • 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...