| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:20 PM
Costa Mesa def. Ocean View
HUNTINGTON BEACH — Junior opposite Mason Tufuga had 18 kills, 10 assists, six service aces and four blocks for the Mustangs in Tuesday's nonleague match.
Costa Mesa swept, 25-19, 26-24, 25-17.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:59 PM
Louise Helen (“Franky”) Cote passed away peacefully on New Year’s Day 2015 at her son’s home in Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by her loving family and friends.
She will be remembered by three generations of first-grade...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:07 PM
Corona del Mar 2, San Juan Hills 0
Junior Evan Larsen threw a no-hitter, striking out six and walking one in the Sea Kings' home opener in the Foothill Division of the Newport Elks Tournament on Thursday.
Larsen singled in the first run....
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Thursday's Newport Harbor High boys' swim practice appeared to be a simple and standard early-season workout.
But there's hardly anything simple or normal about a five-time Olympic gold medalist pacing the pool deck and directing distances needed....
| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:58 PM
Newport Harbor High won the tournament for the third straight year, going undefeated in the round-robin format Friday and Saturday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
Newport Harbor beat Canyon, 6-3, St. Ignatuis, 5-4,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:38 PM
More than 50 people attended the memorial service for David Stiller to speak of his loyalty, passion for civic affairs and propensity for sending emails. He died March 9 at 78.
At the time of his death, the active community member had been serving on...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Al Irwin, a longtime Newport Beach lifeguard and well-known local coach and trainer, died Monday at his home on the Balboa Peninsula. He was 96.
Irwin's first experience with ocean rescues came even before he joined the Newport Beach lifeguard team. The...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:02 PM
When 32-year-old lifeguard Ben Carlson died while rescuing a distressed swimmer in July, he was mourned by his students in the junior guards, players he had coached in water polo and people with whom he worked on the shores of Newport Beach.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Small drain pipes carrying runoff from Newport Beach streets could be causing high fecal bacteria counts frequently detected in bay waters at so-called "baby beaches," according to a UC Irvine study.
Bays often are home to baby beaches because the water...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:59 PM
When beachgoers walk past the lifeguard headquarters at the Newport Pier, they soon will see the name of Ben Carlson, a lifeguard who drowned in July while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer.
Carlson, a 15-year Newport Beach lifeguard, became the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Spending time with friends at a house near the Balboa Pier last month, Dillon Connolly decided to join the group for a swim.
He ran toward the shoreline and dove into the waves, like any other day.
The 25-year-old had been swimming his whole life....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Our hearts are broken.
On July 6, Ben Carlson became the first Newport Beach lifeguard to die in the line of duty. The job of this 15-year veteran of the city's marine operations was to protect swimmers and surfers, and he died doing just that, diving...