| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
It seems inconceivable that he's been gone four decades.
Polished and imperturbable, Joe Kroll was an Orange Coast College icon for 22 years. He exuded more charisma than any other OCC leader — ever. Students loved Kroll and labeled him "Joe Cool....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
In 2011, director Brad Furman took an interesting look at attorneys working the bottom of the legal barrel in "The Lincoln Lawyer." He alternated between serious and amusing scenes that kept the story rolling. But by the end of the movie, the plot...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The doughy LSTs, or landing ship tanks in military parlance, were the U.S. Navy's amphibious landing workhorses of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War.
Flat-bottomed and keel-less, the 328-foot LSTs, their guns blazing, crawled onto...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Willard Caswell Courtney was born in Watts, CA on August 24, 1915 and moved to Orange County in 1916. where he lived for the next 97 years. His mother was a professional piano player and his father was a man of many occupations, including railroad...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Next week, I hope each of you will pause at your Thanksgiving table, before burying your faces in assorted carbs, to ask your fellow diners to name something or someone they are thankful for this year. In addition to family, friends, America and pie, here...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:11 PM
More than 1,900 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation’s most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The first U.S. Navy SEAL admiral will anchor the Newport Harbor Exchange Club's Armed Forces Day weekend flag display by receiving a special honor at the Newport Beach event this weekend.
Each year for the display, the Exchange Club plants 1,776...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Overlooking Newport Harbor on Saturday morning, the flags outnumbered the audience.
About 100 people gathered in the middle of Castaways Park where 1,776 American flags were rippling in the onshore breeze.
Attached to many of those flags were names,...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame.
The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty.
The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
•Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Misty May-Treanor smiles when she says the name of her newborn baby girl, Malia. The Hawaiian name means "calm and peaceful."
Baby Malia, born June 3, did remain calm with her father, Matt Treanor, as they watched Mom being honored along with nine other...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:24 PM
A public memorial service for David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his community service, is scheduled for Friday.
Stiller's family said the service will begin at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2850 Fairview Road,...