The high school math teacher originally got interested in the Costa Mesa City Council after discovering that one of his favorite local hangouts, Kona Lanes, would be closed. He ran for council in November and lost. Now he is seeking to replace Katrina Foley, who went to the school board. If appointed, McEvoy would be the only liberal on the Costa Mesa City Council. At least one incumbent has said that isn't likely.
The Los Angeles Lakers star guard, who has been a Newport Coast resident for the past eight years, led the purple and gold to its second straight NBA Championship. He did so in thrilling fashion. Though he struggled in Game 7 of the NBA Finals against the rival Boston Celtics, Bryant further proved himself as one of the game's all-time greats and won his fifth ring. Bryant was named MVP of the NBA Finals.