December 3, 1999
Joseph Boo LAKEWOOD - The Costa Mesa High girls basketball team got off to a quick start, but Culver City turned up the pressure and won, 62-50, in the quarterfinals of the Mayfair-Bellflower Tournament Thursday at Mayfair High. The Mustangs (1-1) will play Mira Costa tonight at 6 in the fifth-place semifinals at Mayfair. Costa Mesa senior Autumn Smith scored the first six points of the game and had 10 in the first quarter, while Culver City (2-0)
October 1, 2003
These people have been arrested recently on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. They have only been arrested on suspicion of a crime and, as with all suspects, are considered innocent until proved guilty. COSTA MESA Monday Juan Hernandez-Vasquez, 35 Francisco Fermin-Nunez, 32 Sunday Robert John Perez, 38 Alan Todd Russell, 34 Saturday Jarrod James Rodriguez, 26 Simon Sragh Ghosh, 35 Sergio Pena, 22 Friday Jaime Aguilar-Sanchez, 28 Juan Martinez-Estrada, 46 Thursday William Ludlow, 38 EDITOR'S NOTE: City of residence were unavailable this week.
February 7, 2012
Tennis icon Tony Prodan born on 2/11/17 passed away on Tuesday 1/31/12. Tony is survived by his spouse Janet, daughters Karen, Susan & Linda, 2 grandsons & 7 great grandchildren. Thank you to the community for all the love and support given to Tony over many years. Funeral Services were held on Saturday 2/4/12 @ Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.
December 24, 2009
A Newport Beach man was named in a federal injunction against a Culver City investment firm that allegedly used investors’ money to trade stocks. William C. Tak, 43, Heath M. Biddlecome, 41, of Carpenteria, and California Wealth Management Group and Homestead Properties, L.P. were ordered to stop doing business. Together, the Securities and Exchange Commission claims, they used at least $4.5 million of customers’ money to day trade. The injunction, a temporary restraining order against Tak and Biddlecome, freezes the assets of their businesses and prohibits them from destroying documents.
April 1, 2008
Alice Mollie Day Griffith Alice passed away peacefully March 30,2008. She was born April 5, 1927 in Los Angeles, California. Alice grew up in Beverly Hills and attended Marlboro and UCLA, where she made many lasting friendships with her sorority sisters at Kappa Alpha Theta. She married Robert S. Griffith in 1949 and moved to Rolling Hills, Calif. where she raised her three children. Alice was involved in many philanthropies and was an active tennis player her whole life.
May 22, 2004
Marianne Towersey shot a three-day total of 8-over-par 224 (75-74-75) on the Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses near Monterey to claim the California senior women's amateur championship for the second time in three years Wednesday. The 20-time women's club champion at Santa Ana Country Club bested good friend Sandy Woodruff, the defending senior women's amateur champion, by 11 strokes. Sage eliminated in playoffs BASEBALL: The Sage Hill School baseball team ended its season with an 8-5 loss to host Calvary Chapel of Murrieta in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs Friday.
July 28, 2002
While it is not quite signed, sealed and delivered yet, the long-expected sale of the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is all but certain. This week, Orange County supervisors endorsed the sale by Newport Dunes Partnership -- headed by Tim and Annie Quinn -- to Culver City real estate company Goldrich & Kest Industries and Tahoe Shores. Now all that's left is for escrow to close. Don't think that that moment won't be a significant one for Newport Beach.
October 2, 1999
CITY OF RESIDENCE: Laguna Niguel CITY OF WORK: Newport Beach WHEN WERE YOU HIRED? May 9, 1998 FAMILY STATUS: Married with two children, 11 and 9. AGE: 40 EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in gerontology and administration. PAST POSITIONS: I have worked as a program officer for the New York City Department for the Aging, resource specialist for Westside Independent Services for the Elderly, coordinator at the Culver City Senior Center and UCLA long-term care Gerontology Center.
December 18, 2004
Sophomore guard Lacey Burns had 20 points and Melissa Cook and Kelly Schmidt added 16 apiece, as the Vanguard University women's basketball team defeated previously-unbeaten Cedarville of Ohio, 76-68, in the California Baptist University tournament Friday. Cedarville (13-1) entered the contest as the top-ranked team in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division II poll, while Vanguard (8-1) is ranked second in Division I. Sea Kings take third BASKETBALL: The Corona del Mar High girls basketball team defeated Westminster, 42-28, in the third-place game of the Buena Park tournament Friday at Buena Park High for the team's third-straight win. Katie Schulte led CdM (5-6)
March 14, 2000
Amy R. Spurgeon ORANGE COAST COLLEGE -- When the idea for a new multimillion-dollar Arts Center first came up at OCC, Ronald Reagan was in the White House, gas was going for about 80 cents a gallon and no one had ever heard of the Internet. Now, nearly two decades later, college officials are finally preparing to break ground on the $15-million facility this summer. "I didn't have gray hair when I signed on to this project," said architect Steven Ehrlich of Steven Ehrlich Architects in Culver City.