| 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....
| Jan 22, 2011
| 11:24 PM
Xavier Castellano knows how much the Battle for the Bell games mean.
Castellano played basketball at Estancia before graduating in 1998. He said he was a point guard who came off the bench.
Now he also stays near the bench, as the co-coach of the...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Aaron Peirsol stood and waved from the champion's top spot on the podium moments after winning the 100-meter backstroke Aug. 18, 2010.
His hometown crowd cheered for him at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine. They were happy to see him...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Let's see if I've got this right: 50 or so activists marched outside the O.C. district attorney's office last week to protest a reported grand jury investigation of the "Irvine 11" over their having interrupted a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Berrien H (Bill ) Findlay
Berrien H. Findlay (Bill), 83, of Newport Beach, California, died on Saturday, May 28th at Denver Hospice from complications of a stroke suffered a few days earlier. Bill was born in Long Beach on June 4, 1927. He served...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:20 PM
JAMES RUSSELL GARNER
James Garner was born in Kokomo, Indiana in 1921 and passed away peacefully on June 12, 2011 at his home in Newport Beach. After spending his early childhood in Chicago, he moved with his family to Pasadena. Jim attended Pasadena City...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:39 PM
SANTA ANA — Movie posters covered the walls of a small room containing a large desk covered in different sized monitors and control boards full of knobs and switches.
The room is the control center of "Art Attack," the Orange County High School...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Dr. Val Clark, 79, of La Canada and Newport Beach, California, passed peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, July 2, 2011. Val was born in St. George, Utah on March 30, 1932 to Earl B. and Iva Knell Clark. His youth was spent...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:51 PM
Paul Salata is a living testament to the all-American ideal that hard work, perseverance and a bit of luck will pay off for any person living under the stars and stripes, regardless of race, creed, gender or national origin.
"I made it from L.A. to...