| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:07 PM
SEAL BEACH — When your father plays violin, your brother plays violin, your cousins play violin and your aunt plays viola, clearly the sounds of strings run deep in the family.
So it was only natural that Maxim Eshkenazy take up the family trade...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 6:04 PM
SEAL BEACH — Corona del Mar High senior Lynda Xepoleas got off to a slow start Friday morning at the Seal Beach Tennis Center.
Sabrina Santamaria made sure the match was over quick.
Xepoleas' run in the CIF Southern Section Individuals singles...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 10:11 PM
The UC Irvine men's volleyball team finished tied for first in the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches' poll.
The Anteaters and USC each finished with 100 points and three first-place votes in the 12-school conference.
| Dec 18, 2010
| 8:26 PM
It's been such a chaotic week for Jocelyn Manderino.
Ever since she was named Fountain Valley High girls' water polo coach last month, she's felt as if she's been playing catch-up.
This past week, she could barely breathe with all the pressure and...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:02 PM
The NCAA women's volleyball Final Four that begins tonight at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. has a local flavor.
USC (29-4), including Newport Harbor High product Kirby Burnham, faces Cal (29-5), for which former Newport Harbor standout Jennifer...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 9:44 PM
One week from its Big West Conference opener, the UC Irvine men's basketball team shares the conference lead in victories with Pacific.
With a 6-5 record heading into Thursday's nonconference clash at UCLA, most would say the Anteaters, under first-year...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 7:25 PM
Time will tell if Russell Turner is the genuine basketball coaching star some identify in the former NBA assistant who also cut his coaching teeth at Stanford and Wake Forest.
But now a dozen games into his first season at the helm of the UC Irvine men'...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 8:11 PM
It's time for the inaugural year-end version of "Newport-Mesa Jeopardy!" And here's your host, Alex Trebek!
Alex: Let's get right to it. The categories are: All's Fair, Schooled, Newport Traditions, Politics As Usual, What's in a Name? and Headaches....
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 11:07 PM
IRVINE — When UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner said after the Anteaters' fourth straight loss Thursday that his team has a funny personality, he didn't mean funny hah-hah.
Instead, he was referring to the recent slump that has...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Jim Harbaugh was a big reason why JB Salem in March committed to play football at Stanford. The coach's recent departure to the NFL has not influenced the Newport Harbor High senior to look elsewhere, just not yet.
Salem said he is playing the waiting...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Tanya Taylor, an All-American who was the Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year in women's soccer as a senior in 2010, is rated the No. 4 prospect among forwards for the Women's Professional Soccer draft scheduled Friday in Baltimore, Md....