| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:46 PM
COSTA MESA — Outside of the ring, one undefeated boxer stood in the background. Another fought to stay perfect inside of it.
How James Kirkland and Luis Ramos returned for their next respective fights is far different. The two highlighted a...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:10 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the day the crews were expected to arrive in Ensenada.
NEWPORT BEACH – Amid a light breeze and sunny skies, racers set sail Friday afternoon in the 64th annual Newport-to-Ensenada International Yacht Race.
| Apr 27, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Let's be honest.
As good as you might be on a board, as great a day you might have had, as unforgettable that one ride was when you felt you were on top of the world, there's always someone better.
There's always someone who had a better day. There's...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:29 PM
COSTA MESA — Ofelia Cortez went from living in the impoverished southern Mexican state of Oaxaca to learning how to run the Xerox machine at Rea Elementary School.
She's one of an estimated 100 parents, most of them Latino, who are learning real-...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 8:04 PM
For 25 years, Amparo Ames has been a common sight at Newport-Mesa Unified school board meetings. She translates English into Spanish for Latino parents.
So in a zone is Ames when on the job that she's been jokingly been called the 'mumbler' —...
| May 2, 2011
| 10:17 PM
COSTA MESA — As City Councilman Steve Mensinger strolled across the football field at Estancia High School's Jim Scott Stadium on the morning of April 23, English teacher Joel Flores said he saw an opportunity.
Flores, 38, isn't a member of any...
| May 6, 2011
| 7:35 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The story of Salvador and Margarita Avila began long before they started the Avila's El Ranchito restaurant chain in Southern California.
The two met in the small colonial town of Guanajuato, Mexico, in the 1940s. She was 21 and he...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:21 PM
COSTA MESA — T3 Motion announced new sales of its single-rider, stand-up electric vehicles to police and private security clients in Mexico and other countries.
T3 Motion will ship $309,000 in T3 ESVs over the next several months...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 8:00 PM
The three victims of a single-engine plane crash in Newport Beach's Back Bay drowned, coroner officials said Tuesday.
Charles Chambers, 58, of Redondo Beach, Sean Kelly, 44, of Hermosa Beach, and Russell Urban, 63, of Rancho Palos Verdes, were killed...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:08 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — One person can make a difference. You just have to believe in yourself, be patient, put in many hours of work, and, sometimes — just sometimes — search far and wide for Spanish translators.
That was the message...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 9:16 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Agent Michael Jimenez' title.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is investigating a Tuesday-morning incident in which eight to 10 people reportedly came ashore at...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 7:09 PM
A 14-year-old Irvine teenager was reported missing after not showing up to school on Tuesday morning. Authorities think that Alan Rose may be a runaway headed to Mexico, according to an Irvine Police Department news release issued Wednesday.