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  • Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say

    Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say
    The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
  • Cost of armed guards at schools sought

    A split school board recently asked how much it would cost to post armed guards at campuses in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. In a 4 to 3 vote Tuesday, Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees asked administrators to find out the price tag for armed...
  • Apodaca: Cheating story is not going away

    The Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal is becoming one of those stories that just won't die, which is great for those of us in the news business, but perhaps not so much for the community at large. Wild rumors, suspicion, deep-seated...
  • Mailbag: School district should expel alleged CdM hackers

    Re. "Students may get to stay in district," [Jan. 19]: Students caught cheating by allegedly hacking into teachers' computers should be expelled from the district. I am very familiar with restorative justice — an alternative to expulsions —...
  • Senior center board dissects audit

    Board members and staff of the Costa Mesa Senior Center met Tuesday morning to formally discuss a recently released independent audit forecasting a "fiscal crisis" at the facility. After some 90 minutes of discussion, the board voted to formalize in...
  • Virgen: Raising money and having fun is all par for the course

    Virgen: Raising money and having fun is all par for the course
    Late Monday afternoon during the ninth annual Mesa Verde Classic, Louise Fiduccia called out with three inviting words on Hole No. 17 at Mesa Verde Country Club. "It's martini time," Fiduccia said to golfers who approached the 17th tee. One of the...
  • Affidavit traces origins of suspected scandal

    The detailed cheating scheme that resulted in the suspension of roughly a dozen Corona del Mar High School students probably began in April 2013, court documents show. The students are accused of attaching a keylogger — a small device that can...
  • Foley will lead Mesa High School Foundation

    Katrina Foley, Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustee, is the new president of the Costa Mesa High School Foundation. The foundation announced a new slate of 14 officers Thursday during its annual meeting and lunch at the Capital Grille in South...
  • High School Roundup: Sage Hill edges St. Margaret's

    High School Roundup: Sage Hill edges St. Margaret's
    GIRLS' SOCCER Sage Hill 2, St. Margaret's 1 Claire Novotny scored the game-winning goal on a free kick in the 73rd minute in Friday's Academy League game at Sage Hill. Paige Burke also scored in the 14th minute for Sage Hill, which beat rival St....
  • Discipline cases on board's agenda

    Newport-Mesa Unified District trustees Tuesday night could decide the fate of the Corona del Mar High students accused of participating in a cheating scheme that dates back to April 2013. With the help of a private tutor, Timothy Lance Lai, of Irvine,...
  • Mailbag: Mesa Water has responded to drought

    It's official. The governor has declared that the state is in a drought. He asks that every resident voluntarily reduce his or her water usage. I have recognized that need and last fall called on residents in my district division to take advantage of...
  • Community & Clubs: Mustering the movies for a cause

    "The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor is happy to report that its annual movie event, held last fall at the Lido Theatre, was quite successful both socially and financially," reports Ed Romeo, club public relations chair. "The major purpose of the...