| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The best 18-and-under girls' water polo players from around the world are descending on Madrid, Spain this weekend for the FINA Youth World Championships.
Three of them happen to be from Newport Beach.
They are Mater Dei High graduate Brianna Daboub,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
More than 1,000 lobsters are taking flight this weekend.
The live crustaceans, packed in seaweed-lined cartons, are expected to touch down at 6:30 a.m. Sunday after a plane ride from Maine to Los Angeles International Airport. Employees from Anaheim-...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Mike Bargas calls it lightning striking twice.
After the Estancia High football coach took one of his players, Alipa Peters, to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2011, he never thought he would be back. But he got a chance to take a current...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Re: "Is It Time For Athletic Fields at Fairview?" (July 31):
I drive by Fairview Park frequently and view most of it as a major eyesore. Has anyone considered the possibility of just adding some nice grassy fields and letting the users create their...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Kendall Mulvaney led by example as a senior captain for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer and lacrosse teams.
Don't get the wrong idea. Mulvaney was anything but passive. She cared so much about her teammates, her best friends, on both teams that...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Kings Lacrosse Club, comprised of Corona del Mar High players, claimed the Cal LAX Tournament in the varsity division last weekend in San Juan Capistrano with a 5-4 overtime win against the OC Kings Purple, an Orange County All-Star team.
| May 9, 2014
| 8:39 PM
For the first time in the organization's more than 70-year history, John Wayne Airport will be home to a United Service Organization center, officials announced this week.
USO centers act as welcoming facilities for returning troops, where military...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:15 AM
In terms of the rankings, the result of Wednesday's Pacific Coast League girls' lacrosse match had to be considered an upset.
Beckman came into the match ranked No. 4 in Southern California by laxpower.com, and CdM was No. 10. The Patriots, who own...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another killing at Ft. Hood, Texas, reminds us that these horrific acts of violence can occur anywhere, at any time, even on a secured Army post.
Sadly, the shootings also highlight that our responsibilities as citizens have changed forever. These events...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:56 AM
An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Orange County is offering more than $1 million in incentives to airlines willing to make direct flights to Hawaii, Mexico and Washington, D.C., out of John Wayne Airport.
The last flight to Hawaii out of Orange County was in 2010, the year Continental...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Our short series on classic American patriots continues with a focus on John Adams.
Fortunately, with the fairly recent publication of David McCullough's book "John Adams" (Touchstone, 2001), this somewhat crusty but likable American is finally...