| May 18, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Australia and New Zealand again dominated this year's Governor's Cup invitee list for international teams, as the Selection Committee for the 47th Annual Governor's Cup International Junior Match Race Championship has completed work on selection of the 12...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:40 PM
When William Shatner opened on Broadway last February, he wasn't nearly as confident as his show's title indicated.
The actor's one-man show sported the cheeky moniker, "Shatner's World: We Just Live In It." But a nasty elemental force had invaded...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Costa Mesa resident Jai Snowdon donned a giant kangaroo suit, downed a can of Foster's beer and began hopping along 17th Street in Costa Mesa for a publicity video shoot promoting his new bakery, Pie-Not.
After two delayed openings, Pie-Not, a...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Mary King (Klohs)
Mary was born in Sydney Australia 12/27/1925, she leaves us peacefully on 6/15/2011. Moving from Australia in her 20’s she went to live with family in Windsor Ontario where she met and married Bill Klohs in 1949. They would...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Thousands have moved to New York City with the proverbial stars in their eyes, only to spend a lifetime seeking a lead role in a Broadway-pedigree show.
For Kaye Tuckerman, it took seven weeks.
The affable Australian actress who stars as Donna...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Alexandria Kessinger wasn't a natural-born dancer, despite having an instructor for a mother.
But at age 4 she decided she would dance.
And that was that.
"There's no holding her back," said Paula Kessinger, Alexandria's mother...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Sailors from two local yacht clubs will compete in the July 18 to 22 Governor's Cup, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious regattas for junior competitors.
Michael and Jimmy Madigan and Jack Thompson, who regularly sail as members of the Corona...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:23 PM
COSTA MESA — With big smiles and waving hands, Victoria Elementary School's fifth- and sixth-grade student council members welcomed a delegation of high school students from Australia.
"I'm so excited," said Arielle Esparza,10, as she waited for...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:43 PM
The Kiwanis Club of Costa Mesa hosted a lunch on Jan. 12 to honor this years' Australian exchange students from Hoppers Crossing Secondary College near Melbourne in the state of Victoria.
This is the fourth year of Kiwanis of Costa Mesa's involvement...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Following a transpacific flight of breathtaking dimensions — we took off on a Thursday and landed on a Saturday — and a day and a half of driving up Australia's Highway 1, we arrived for dinner at a little pub.
My dad and I were traveling...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 11:08 PM
BALBOA PIER — Sporting a yellow and green spinnaker on its massive sail, the Newport Harbor Yacht Club drifted past the finish line Wednesday.
It had handily defeated a boat from the Royal Yachting Assn. out of Great Britain, after the three-member...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:16 PM
There was talk before the start of the U.S. Open of Surfing that 2011 could be the year of the Young Guns.
Just days before Sunday's Men's final, former World Tour veteran and first-year contest director Pat O'Connell, felt the same way. But O'Connell...