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  • Commentary: Some truisms and falsehoods about schools

    False: American kids are failing. According to the U.S. Department of Education, tests scores are higher for Caucasian, African American, Hispanic and Asian students. The dropout rate is the lowest in our history. False: You cannot get rid of "bad...
  • CdM's Hanson helps set national record

    Tim Hanson, a Corona del Mar High student, played a big role in the Irvine-based Aquazot Swim Club breaking the 13-14 boys' national age-group record in the 400-yard medley relay at the Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics meet in Riverside last...
  • Community & Clubs: Beating the heat at Balboa Bay Club

    During a hot July in Rancho Mirage, Barbara and I took long weekends in Orange County and enjoyed the sun on the beach at the Balboa Bay Club daily. The new club ownership has made some noticeable, positive changes, including eliminating the "guard...
  • Coastline student hopes others follow his example

    Coastline student hopes others follow his example
    A Coastline Community College student hopes to inspire more Vietnamese Americans to attend college by leading by example, according to a news release. "There is a Vietnamese proverb that says 'Gratitude is the sign of noble souls," Hung Ta, 60, said...
  • District test scores dip

    For the first time in a decade, students in Newport-Mesa saw their scores decline, albeit slightly, on the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) assessments that measure proficiency in English-language arts and math and other subjects. In the...
  • Women's Soccer: 'Eaters change dynamic

    Women's Soccer: 'Eaters change dynamic
    The UC Irvine women's soccer team lost just one conference game last season and has lost only two in the last three years. But last year's 5-1-3 Big West Conference record was good for only fourth place for the then-two-time-defending conference...
  • DARE makes way for Step Up

    One of the first things Erica Sperling does when she visits a classroom in Newport Beach is tell the students she doesn't carry a gun. The crime-prevention specialist is the face of law enforcement for many elementary school students in the city....
  • Steinberg: NCAA system needs change

    When Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman in history to win the coveted Heisman Trophy in December, his mythic season should have faded to black. In the movies, the next scene would have had him charging onto the field for...
  • Carnett: Fundamentally fantastic acting teacher

    It was an assignment for my acting fundamentals class my freshman year in college. I was to recite something from great Western literature. Lucian Davis Scott, head of Orange Coast College's theater department from 1955 to 1969, taught the course....
  • UC Irvine honors scholar-athletes

    UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie was named Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Student-Athlete at the school's Salute to Scholar-Athletes banquet at the Bren Events Center to close out the school year. The award is the most prestigious...
  • Apodaca: Trying to get some dress sense

    Every year about this time, when the school session is still young, administrators, parents and students reengage in the age-old battle over what is and isn't appropriate clothing. On school campuses, dress codes are brandished like sacred documents,...
  • District says it won't pay claim

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees refused this week to pay more than $28,000 to a Costa Mesa High School athlete who sustained four broken front teeth during what has been characterized as a friendly scuffle with a teammate. The student's...