| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:27 PM
If it is a summer Friday night in Newport, the Ritz is arguably the place to be and be seen. In the grand tradition of the neighborhood pub, the remarkable Ritz, founded three decades ago by the late local legend Hans Prager and presently in the hands...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Diane Brigham customarily encounters youth eager to pursue their interests.
In her 33 years as an arts educator, she has found them thirsty for big dreams. A staggering number fall short, though, in resources and access to necessary opportunities.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:56 PM
A spokesman for UC Irvine athletics confirmed Tuesday that the school was making changes to its baseball program, adding validity to a published report on Monday that former UCI All-American Ben Orloff had joined the program as an assistant coach and that...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Estancia High School senior Erik Cerros will be the third person in his family to go to college, following the lead of his two older sisters.
He'll be the second of the siblings to get there with help from the Westside Costa Mesa nonprofit Save Our...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
For Steven Ancheta, the time is long past for more arguments about online education's merits and convenience.
The West Covina resident, who is enrolled in a fully online program for a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University, praised the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:52 PM
Estancia High did not need to look far to fill its girls' water polo coach opening.
The Eagles have turned to a program alumna, someone who has already been an Estancia swimming assistant coach for the past three years.
Amber Peters has been hired...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:08 AM
The roommate of Maribel Ramos is expected to appear in court Tuesday on suspicion of murder after the missing Army veteran was found dead Thursday near Modjeska Canyon in Orange County, authorities said.
Ramos, a 36-year-old Cal State Fullerton...
| May 3, 2013
Central Union High School educators past and present celebrated the success of the school’s AVID program and this year’s college-bound seniors at its AVID awards night Thursday.
For the past 20 years, the Advancement Via Individual...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club
Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation
Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11
Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:33 PM
With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:36 PM
William Wilson, who wrote art criticism for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades, died Saturday after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years. He was 78.
Wilson, who was diagnosed with the disease four years ago, passed away...