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  • Governor's Cup teams selected

    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...
  • O.C. beams up William Shatner

    O.C. beams up William Shatner
    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...
  • Aussie bakery Pie-Not set to open in Costa Mesa

    Aussie bakery Pie-Not set to open in Costa Mesa
    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...
  • Mary King (Klohs)

    Mary King (Klohs)
    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...
  • 'Mamma Mia!' takes a chance on her

     'Mamma Mia!' takes a chance on her
    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...
  • Dancing for the world to see

    Dancing for the world to see
    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...
  • Yacht clubs prepare for Governor's Cup

    Yacht clubs prepare for Governor's Cup
    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...
  • New friends from a land down under

    New friends from a land down under
    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...
  • Community & Clubs: Aussies experience Costa Mesa in exchange visit

    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...
  • Mesa Musings: Some friends transcend time zones, oceans

    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...
  • NHYC finds hot streak

    NHYC finds hot streak
    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...
  • Slater slays competition at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Slater slays competition at U.S. Open of Surfing
    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...