| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Fourteen years ago, a group of movie lovers banded together to organize the first Newport Beach Film Festival. For the opening-night attraction at Fashion Island, they chose "Sunset Blvd.," the 1950 Billy Wilder drama which famously features a faded...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
If she couldn't do anything to stop excessive teenage drinking, Micayla Vermeeren wanted to do something to prevent anyone else from getting hurt or dying in a related car accent . And in some cases, from dying.
Spurred by the death of Kelly Morehouse,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:16 PM
All that scholastic stress paying off
Chloe J. Lippold of Huntington Beach has been named a President's Scholar with the 2013 incoming freshman class at Cal State Long Beach. She will receive a full, four-year scholarship from the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:45 PM
After La Cañada High wrestling lost its coach, who had more than a decade of history with the program, the Spartans turned to a familiar face.
Justin Luthey, who wrestled under and assisted alongside last year’s coach, Gavin Williams, has been...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Preston GrandPre has committed to becoming a California Golden Bear.
The senior-to-be at Laguna Beach High, a shortstop on the Breakers' baseball team, committed July 30 to play baseball for the Cal program.
GrandPre, who also was in the sights of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Cal State Long Beach was briefly locked down after someone falsely reported seeing an armed man in the engineering technology department.
Authorities notified the campus community with telephone alerts, Twitter messages and on the university's website....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:03 PM
UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo.
The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As her fourth-grade teacher remembers it, Kayley King was a born leader who would take control of a situation and make sure everyone was on track.
It was no surprise to College View Elementary School teacher Kathleen Young that her former student...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Students at Laguna Beach High School and Thurston Middle School may see a few new faces around campus this year.
The Laguna Beach Unified School District announced three new hires: a counselor for the high school, and an assistant principal and...
| 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 22, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The high-profile and surprising choice of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process, echoing debates around the country about how higher-education leaders are...