UCLA coach coming


football coach Rick Neuheisel will be the featured guest for the Orange County Dinner Celebration and Auction Event at a private residence in Newport Beach Saturday at 6 p.m.


The dinner event, in its fourth year, will also include UCLA's Michael Roll, a guard on the basketball team. Plus, former UCLA greats

Tyus Edney

, Drew Olson, Sinjin Smith, Jamaal Wilkes,

Cade McNown

, Eric Byrnes and Bobby Grich are also expected to be in attendance, along with educators, dignitaries and alumni.

Roll will be honored as the inaugural Orange County Student-Athlete Award winner.


Attendees can take part in an open bar, all-you-can-eat prime rib and seafood platters, as well as dancing and purchasing auction items.

Tickets are $150 per person. All proceeds benefit the UCLA Wooden Athletic Fund.

To purchase tickets in advance, go to or call (310) 206-3302.

The address of the event will be given upon confirmation of a ticket.


— From staff reports