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  • Transition period takes place for UCI

    Former UC Irvine baseball standouts Matt Summers, Brian Hernandez and Drew Hillman have signed professional contracts and are continuing their careers in the minor leagues, UCI Coach Mike Gillespie said Friday. Gillespie said shortstop D.J. Crumlich, a...
  • The Crowd: Dinner is prelude to Pacific Chorale gala

    Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach was the setting for an underwriting dinner to benefit the upcoming 40th anniversary of Maestro John Alexander's association with the Pacific Chorale. Chaired by hosts Mart and Margie Hubbard, and Jan Landstrom,...
  • Classically Trained: His calling is the Chorale

    Classically Trained: His calling is the Chorale
    COSTA MESA — The conductor sits comfortably in a backstage room within a concert hall, which, he says, glorifies the qualities of the human voice. John Alexander is retrospective. His decades leading the Pacific Chorale have added up, and yet the...
  • The Crowd: Pacific Chorale director celebrates 40 years

    Not many people in today's world are fortunate enough to devote a lifetime to a career, a singular purpose and a passion. Even fewer people have the talent, the stamina and the vision to sustain that career and that passion for years, let alone decades....
  • Former Newport mayor remembered for her charitable nature

    NEWPORT BEACH — Former Newport Beach Mayor Doreen Demond Marshall died of natural causes at her home Nov. 9. The longtime Lido Isle resident, who served on the City Council for nearly a decade, was also known for her charitable contributions. She...
  • The Crowd: Arts supporters honored

    The Crowd: Arts supporters honored
    The 13th annual Orange County Arts Awards were presented Sept. 18 during a dinner ceremony at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Produced by Orange County impresario Richard Stein, the organization honored three individuals and one couple for lifetime...
  • City Council appeals outsourcing ruling

    An injunction that temporarily stopped Costa Mesa from privatizing some city services will go to the state Supreme Court, city officials said Wednesday. The City Council voted 4 to 1 Tuesday to appeal a lower-court ruling that has prevented the city from...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Chorale marks 45th season with 'Elijah'

    The Pacific Chorale will celebrate its 45th concert season at the end of the month with a performance of Mendelssohn's "Elijah." The concert is at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, where the chorus is one...
  • Classically Trained: A patriotic tribute to John Williams and the Eagles

    When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries. As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
  • The Crowd: Corralling Pacific Chorale donations

    The Crowd: Corralling Pacific Chorale donations
    When it comes to community spirit there is arguably no more dedicated confederation of folks than the ardent and steadfast supporters of Pacific Chorale. Recently in Newport Beach they came together, as they have done year after year, for an underwriting...
  • Greer's OC: Serving up good food for four decades

    Craving a fresh and delicious sandwich that's made surfers and locals happy for 40 years? Make your way over to Jan's Health Bar in Huntington Beach. Founded by Jan Gaffney, one of the original surfer girls from the 1960s and a health food enthusiast...