| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Eugenia Ann Lessig Corzine will be missed by her family and friends. She passed away on July 14. She was 86.
Born in Warsaw, Indiana in 1927 to Moness and Donald Lessig, Ann spent her childhood with her brother Jerry, her Granny, and her beloved...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships.
The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground."
Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin.
The president of the venue on...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Independent Shakespeare Co. is livin' la dolce vita with its new staging of "The Taming of the Shrew" in Griffith Park. Plus, Neil Simon's “Broadway Bound” is bound for the Odyssey Theare in a new revival directed by Jason Alexander, and an...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Waving U.S. flags and wearing team jerseys, hundreds of soccer fans packed into a downtown Los Angeles warehouse Sunday to watch the U.S. national team face off against Portugal in a pivotal World Cup match in Manaus, Brazil.
"The victory would be...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died June 13 in Irvine. He was 89.
Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:15 PM
What's not to like about Rogers Printup, a 6-foot-5 senior guard at Orange Lutheran who scored 21 points on Monday to lead the Lancers past Loyola, 72-50, in a first-round game of the Fairfax tournament.
He's an A student. He loves to play defense and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Smith, who has coached the Orange Coast College men's and women's soccer programs to success in recent years, has been named Pirates Athletic Director, the school announced.
Smith, who will continue his soccer coaching duties, will begin his...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:42 PM
James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93.
Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With a plastic white cap and powder blue label, the Desert Farms milk bottle matches the idyllic image of the doorstep milk bottle. But a closer look reveals something a bit different: "Make every day a humpday."
It is the lighthearted slogan of...