| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Hail fell along some Orange County beaches Monday, and warnings about lightning strikes prompted voluntary evacuations near the water in Newport Beach.
Small hail fell an inch deep in Huntington Beach, according to the National Weather Service. Photos...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The tutor, the students recalled, had a plan to help them improve their grades.
It wouldn't require additional studying.
He couldn't say on the phone, according to official accounts that the students submitted to the Newport-Mesa Unified...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Corona del Mar Today's top 10 stories of 2014:
1. Voters elected Scott Peotter to represent Corona del Mar on the Newport Beach City Council. Peotter replaces two-term council member Nancy Gardner, and he and three other newly elected council members...
| Jan 9, 2015
A private tutor accused of hacking into Corona del Mar High School servers to boost student grades discussed the alleged scheme with an involved student during a phone call recorded by police, according to school documents reviewed by the Daily Pilot....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:15 AM
A private tutor accused of hacking into Corona del Mar High School computers to change students' grades pleaded not guilty Tuesday to five felonies.
Timothy Lance Lai could face up to five years and eight months in jail if he's convicted on one count of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The private tutor who is believed to be at the center of an elaborate, years-long cheating scheme at Corona del Mar High School is set to be arraigned Wednesday in Santa Ana.
After eluding authorities for 10 months, Newport Beach detectives arrested...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The arraignment for a private tutor suspected of being at the center of a Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal was delayed Wednesday.
Timothy Lance Lai, 29, had been scheduled for a court date while in custody at Orange County Jail, but he posted...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The private tutor who allegedly assisted Corona del Mar High School students in a grade-fixing scheme was arrested when he arrived at Los Angeles International Airport Monday afternoon, authorities said.
Timothy Lance Lai, 29, is charged with one felony...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...