| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 9:10 PM
Estancia High did not have 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 as...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Hiring in Orange County was more robust than anticipated last year, and gains are expected to continue, according to the 2014 economic forecast released by Cal State Fullerton.
An increase of 28,200 jobs is projected for 2013, a 2% increase over 1.4...
| 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 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.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:36 PM
What if you could do life over? Would you change anything?
Lots of things?
Filmmaker Woody Allen observed in a recent newspaper interview: "I never trust people who say, 'I have no regrets. If I lived my life again I'd do it exactly the same way.' I...