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  • Sage Hill vs. Tri-City Christian

    Who: Sage Hill (1-0) vs. Tri-City Christian (0-1) When/Where: 4 p.m. Saturday at Army and Navy Academy (Carlsbad) Key Lightning: Sr. RB-CB Eric Cheng (172 yards rushing, two TDs); Sr. QB-S Taylor Petty (78 yards passing, and 58 yards rushing with 1 TD);...
  • Parents see son's death as inspiration for others

    Parents see son's death as inspiration for others
    Sue and William "Bill" Pollard last spoke to their son, U.S. Army Specialist Justin Pollard, on Christmas 2003. "We talked about how he was coming around to the tail end of his tour, and I asked him if he had any plans for when he got home, and if he...
  • Mesa Musings: The dance floor beckons

    I can't dance. Not a lick. But that's not always been the case. As a student at Lindbergh Elementary School in Costa Mesa from 1952-56, we received square dance and social dance lessons on rainy afternoons. I discovered that I enjoyed the sensation of...
  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads guilty to weapons charges

    A Costa Mesa man is facing a federal prison sentence for using a fake Arizona ID to buy guns in that state and then bring them back to California. Christopher Mathwig, 38, pleaded guilty this week in an Arizona federal court to using false statements...
  • Bookmark: A decade of books about 9/11

    The tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, prompted questions about America's place in the world, and a proliferation of books resulted. Here is a recommended reading list for those seeking enriched understanding. • "The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of...
  • SATURDAY OCT. 1 TILL MONDAY OCT. 3 Makeup Exhibit MAC Venomous Villains makeup exhibit is in South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court, 3333 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa. TILL OCT. 9 'Pride and Prejudice' South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and...
  • TILL SUNDAY 'Pride and Prejudice' South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan. The shows will be at the Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit...
  • Duane M. Steputis

    Duane M. Steputis
    Duane M. Steputis, 81, of Palm Desert, CA passed peacefully on September 28, 2011 with his wife and daughter by his side. Duane was born May 8, 1930 in Cairo, Nebraska and was raised in Ft. Collins, CO.  Duane served in the Navy from 1948 to 1954.  He...
  • Apodaca: UCI launches first ROTC program in wake of 'don't ask, don't tell' reversal

    Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine. The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...
  • Ava steps up for Sage

    Ava steps up for Sage
    Sage Hill School tennis assistant coach Dave Siegmund sent me an email Monday. The subject line caught my attention. "Championships are won by players like Ava Soleimany," it read. After I heard about what Soleimany did Saturday at the Division III...
  • Job fair targets veterans

    COSTA MESA — The Honor a Hero: Hire a Vet, Orange County Veterans Employment Committee's job fair, will return to Costa Mesa for its fourth installment with about 40 employers May 26. The event, which last year attracted about 550 job seekers &#...