| May 19, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014.
Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
| 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...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:00 AM
The gig: Robert W. Stone is president and chief executive of City of Hope, a federally recognized comprehensive cancer treatment center at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Duarte. It specializes in cancer treatment and research.
In addition to a...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Members of the Huntington Beach High School graduating class of 2014 took a step toward higher education by declaring in a ceremony which university they will be attending in the fall.
The school on Thursday became the first in the district to host a...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Six Newport-Mesa Unified seniors were surprised in their classrooms last week with the announcement that they had been chosen for the district's character awards program.
Supt. Fred Navarro visited students at each of the district's high schools —...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Hank Stram, a former NFL coach in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, used to describe his offense's drives as matriculating the ball down the field.
Kevin Emerson, introduced formally on Thursday as the Orange Coast College football coach, believes 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 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 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.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Jubilant Sykes has sung classical and spiritual music at the Metropolitan Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, London's Barbican Centre and the Hollywood Bowl.
But Hartford Stage is a decidedly different venue for a veteran of...