| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:22 PM
In the film "The Wizard of Oz", the scarecrow elucidates great thoughts and shows astute judgment throughout the movie but feels inadequate because he hasn't got a brain. The wizard hands him a diploma recognizing his academic prowess and he immediately...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:35 PM
Fred Hoover, a former assistant baseball coach at UC Irvine in the early 1990s who spent the majority of his career as the head coach at Golden West Community College in Huntington Beach, died Friday at his home. He was 81.
Hoover compiled a 433-281...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Less than 24 hours after arguably his most agonizing loss at UC Irvine, Anteaters men's basketball coach Russell Turner was uplifted Wednesday when Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-5 senior center at Brethren Christian High in Huntington Beach, signed a...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A new chapter can be added to the long-running soap opera "As the Worm Turns."
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been ordered to pay $500,000 in back child support to his ex-wife, her attorney said, and Orange County Superior Court Commissioner Barry...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:54 AM
Like Jackie Robinson for African-Americans and Billie Jean King for women, professional race car driver Brian Wong is trying to become a breakthrough figure for Asians, both in the United States and worldwide.
The Newport Beach native, a driver in...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman faces up to 20 days in jail Tuesday for failure to pay spousal and child support, according to an attorney for his ex-wife.
The Hall of Fame player, whose years as a West Newport resident drew the ire of neighbors and the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:23 PM
ORANGE — Dennis Rodman hasn't rebounded from his personal and financial woes.
The former NBA star, whose loud parties once riled his Newport Beach neighbors, made an appearance Tuesday at the Lamoreaux Justice Center, where he faced possible jail...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:45 PM
ORANGE — A disheveled, chubby, out-of-breath lawyer walked into a family courtroom tugging at two boxes of files on a dolly.
Sounds like the start to a joke, but to NBA Hall of Famer and former Newport Beach resident Dennis Rodman, Jack Kayajanian,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:04 AM
The voice in Jonas Lalehzadeh's soul blares at public-address volume, announcing daringly, almost defiantly, his status as an NBA starter.
"From Irrrr-vine and I-rrran, a 6-foot-5 guard ..."
It is the kind of thing a little boy dreams, before he is...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Bill Walton came through Newport Beach on Tuesday leaving a lasting impression, a sizable impact and a wide range of emotions.
The big man threw it down.
The NBA Hall of Famer made them cry and laugh. He gave out his phone number and email address. He...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:47 AM
After more than four years of sobriety, Chris Herren has been talking about his past of a roller-coaster life and trying to help others who have had to deal with the struggles he faced.
Herren, a former NBA player, visited Newport Beach's Sober Living...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King.
They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history.
George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...