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  • Commentary: Recognize teachers in real, not artificial, ways

    May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14.
  • Edna R. Jones September 27, 1924 - February 2, 2014

    Edna R. Jones   September 27, 1924 - February 2, 2014
    St. George, UT - Edna R. Jones, age 89, passed away on February 2, 2014 in St. George, Utah. She was born on September 27, 1924, in Salt Lake City, Utah to James and Edna Sullivan. She attended local schools graduating from East High School. She met and...

    Opinion split on students' expulsion

    Students and parents gave the school board mixed marks Wednesday after it decided to remove 11 students from Corona del Mar High School for allegedly hacking into the school computer system and enhancing their grades. Some said the kids should be...

    PTA member named to board

    Newport-Mesa Unified District trustees voted Tuesday evening to appoint a long-time Costa Mesa resident and Parent Teacher Association member to fill the soon-to-be-vacant seat on the school board. Vicki Snell, who has spent the past 15 years...

    Newport Elementary teacher 'was one of the best'

    Newport Elementary teacher 'was one of the best'
    Ralph Whitford, who taught the "beach kids" at Newport Elementary School from the 1963 to 1993, has died. He was 84. The Costa Mesa resident succumbed to natural causes Dec. 10 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, a family member said. "He just wanted...