| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Newport-Mesa has lost a bellwether and an icon.
Retired Orange Coast College history professor Giles T. Brown died Saturday. He was 97.
The 65-year Newport Beach resident was modest and unassuming.
Brown was the college's last surviving charter...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:17 PM
When Alma Renteria attended Lynwood High School, one of her best friends was a gifted soccer player and math student. "I thought he'd be an engineer," she said.
But her friend was taking too few classes to fulfill requirements and barely graduated. Then...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:46 PM
NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson told a large group of La Crescenta Elementary students on Thursday what it’s like to be in space, sharing everything from what type of food she ate to how she exercised in zero-gravity.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
It is arguably the grandest party of the summer on the Orange Coast. Oceana's Sea Change event unfolded Aug. 18 at the spectacular Mediterranean estate of Karen and Bruce Cahill, attracting a chic crowd of some 500 residents dedicated to ocean...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Golden West College will be looking to add surveillance systems and improve lighting on campus to beef up safety for its students and staff.
Coast Community College District board members unanimously voted Wednesday night to approve a contract with...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Douglas Lee Underwood
Douglas (“Doug”) Lee Underwood, age 63, passed away on August 29, 2013, at his home in Newport Beach from congestive heart failure.
Doug was born on November 13, 1949, in Los Angeles, to Richard (“Dick”)...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Scientists have discovered four new species of legless lizards in California, including one species that lives beneath the sand dunes near LAX.
But before we go on, let's get one thing straight: Yes, a snake is a legless lizard, but not all legless...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Jessica Manosa was 20 when she decided to throw a party at an unoccupied rental home her parents owned — without their permission.
Word of the bash in Diamond Bar spread by text message, and many who showed up did not even...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:20 PM
They are called "student success fees" and they offer the promise of more classes and programs and improved graduation rates for thousands of California State University students. But critics say they are a thinly veiled attempt to shift more education...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:36 PM
As one of the first high-ranking Latina administrators at a top American private university, Cecilia Preciado Burciaga inspired and mentored hundreds of Chicano and Latino students and faculty members during 20 years at Stanford University.