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By Matt Szabo | May 21, 2007
HERMOSA BEACH — Estancia High product Matt Fuerbringer, along with Costa Mesa residents Mike Lambert and Jake Gibb, all made it to the final day Sunday at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Hermosa Beach Open. None of the beach volleyball players, however, could make it to the final itself. Lambert came the closest. He and partner Stein Metzger, the No. 3 seed, lost a close match to No. 4-seeded Matt Olson and Jason Ring, 21-18, 14-21, 15-13. Lambert and Metzger finished tied for third and split $9,500.
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February 4, 2004
These people have been arrested 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 Saturday Ann Sides, 55, Costa Mesa Miguel Vences Calvo, 27, Costa Mesa Elias Olmedo-Menjivar, 49, Costa Mesa Hugo Vergara-Vazquez, 20, Costa Mesa Frederick Michael Stell, 32, Carlsbad Raul Rodriguez-Flores, 51, Chino Ronni Rene Moore, 19, Hermosa Beach Maryka Suzanne Deorla, 43, Hermosa Beach Aracellyb Kalim Zareczny, 29, Newport Beach Friday Lory Lambert Shelit, 43, Costa Mesa Paul Michael Ward, 28, Seal Beach Jason Mitsuru Oda, 28, Westminster Thursday Kristina Mari Anderson, 35, Huntington Beach Huan Che Yang, 37, Monterey Park NEWPORT BEACH Monday Madhava Yalamanchi, 27, Costa Mesa Sunday Mark Cameron Hatfield, 23, Costa Mesa Saturday Mark Thomas Gregorich, 33, Corona Meghan Adele McCann, 19, Irvine Christopher Ray LeFave, 19, Newport Beach Russell Edward Anamizu, 32, Newport Beach Justin James Laufenberg, 28, San Juan Capistrano Friday Lorie Marie Simon, 33, Santa Ana Thursday Richard Holguin, 39, Dove Canyon Homayon Bakhtar, 45, Santa Ana Jan. 27 Jamie Nell...
NEWS
December 25, 2004
Howe-Shackleton Kerri Anne Howe and Scott Randall Shackleton exchanged wedding vows in Newport Beach on May 15. The bride is the daughter of Janice and Albert Scanlon of Rhode Island. She wore a silk gown with an ivory scalloped neckline, with mini-pearl beadwork at the neckline, the bottom edge and the waistline. The matron of honor was DeAnne Dulas. The bridesmaids were Nancy Shackleton Green, Kerri Edblad Chilcote and Kristen Chalberg. The bridegroom is the son of Mary and Robert Shackleton of Newport Beach.
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March 31, 2009
Editor’s note: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. As with all suspects, they are considered innocent until proved guilty.   Newport Beach Thursday Cathleen Wright, 34, Newport Beach Friday Barry Faber, 80, Newport Beach Tyler Ashbrook, 23, Westminster Lance Kaldenberg, 39, Newport Beach Saturday Kevin Sullivan, 34, Newport Beach David Stiles, 55, Newport Beach Laura Olasaba, 40, Ontario Rachel Weissberg, 35, Long Beach Nickolas Grimes, 24, Ladera Ranch Frank Betourne, 54, Irvine Sunday Robert Maes, 21, Costa Mesa Monday Bryce Basehart, 20, Yorba Linda   Costa Mesa March 25 Haitham Gamal, 33, Costa Mesa Friday Kathryn O’Connor, 40, Costa Mesa Ky Lambert, 39, Costa Mesa Oraldo Rivas, 32, Costa Mesa Saturday Jose Leyva-Villa, 23, Costa Mesa Jose Rojas, 45, Costa Mesa Joseph Hobi, 26, Hermosa Beach Shanna Bullock, 21, Costa Mesa Sunday Ashley Schaefer, 23, Huntington Beach Nelson Estrada, 36, Costa Mesa Raymond Tu, 22, San Diego Sean Merritt, 27, Huntington Beach Gabriel Benavides, 30, Costa Mesa Monday Matthew McCreary, 47, Rancho Santa Margarita Travis Rosenbaum, 27, Ladera Ranch
SPORTS
August 8, 2009
BY TONY LEE HERMOSA BEACH — The anger set in once again after April Ross let a chance to serve for the championship slip through her fingers at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals’ Hermosa Beach Open. Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, hit the ball into the net and didn’t have another opportunity to serve for the championship Saturday as the top-seeded team of Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs won, 19-21, 23-21, 15-11. The Hermosa Beach champs are 20-9 against Ross and Kessy, 17-6 against them in AVP matches.
NEWS
February 24, 2002
-- Paul Clinton An 8-year-old love triangle case ended Friday, when a woman admitted to shooting the other woman who was involved with her boyfriend at the time. May Kwan Turek, 44, accepted a plea bargain from the Orange County District Attorney's office in the case. Turek, a former flight attendant, will serve eight years of a 16-year sentence. Turek admitted to killing Roxanne Martin, 30, at the Costa Mesa home of Anthony Kubis, police said.
NEWS
July 13, 2000
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Corona del Mar's AYSO Region 57 Under 14 girls soccer team finished third in the 2000 National Games at Albuquerque, N.M. after a 2-1 sudden-death victory over Woodland Hills. CdM's Samantha Burns tied the game at 1-1 in the first half. After a scoreless second half, both Woodland Hills and CdM converted three of five kicks. Michelle Queyrel converted the first goal in the second sudden death, and goalie Sara Draffin stopped Woodland Hill's shot to give CdM third place.
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By Barry Faulkner | June 19, 2013
But for eight words, Matt Fuerbringer might be a high school basketball coach somewhere, telling stories of a modest college career followed by a brief professional foray overseas. But those eight words, a recruiting pitch by Tom Pestolesi at Estancia High in the late 1980s, set Fuerbringer on a path that made him a volleyball icon who only recently shifted from player to coach as an assistant with the U.S. men's national volleyball team. "I had never even played volleyball before and I was doing all this basketball stuff," said Fuerbringer, who starred on Estancia's 1990-91 CIF State Division III basketball championship team, the only state basketball crown ever captured by a Newport-Mesa school.
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By Barry Faulkner | July 19, 2012
As with any young professional, updating one's resume is important to Whitney Pavlik. But for the former UC Irvine women's volleyball standout who is now excelling in professional beach volleyball, recurring success had rendered such editing something akin to a full-time job. "I'd have to look," Pavlik, 28, said when asked about her first professional tournament victory, an occurrence that is becoming commonplace this summer. Pavlik and partner Jenny Kroop have won three straight tournaments on the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball series and will try to extend that streak at the Hermosa Beach Open, Friday though Sunday.
NEWS
July 7, 2011
Esper Keiser Jr. Legendary coach remembered as a kind, caring individual by Pat Yarborough Esper Hardy Keiser Jr., a prominent figure in athletic education in Claremont for four decades, died in his sleep on June 24, 2011 at his home on Balboa Island. ‘Coach’ Keiser was 74 years of age. A ‘local’ from the beginning, Coach Keiser was born on February 1, 1937 to Esper Hardy Keiser and Christine Rodrigues Keiser in Pomona. His father was in the insurance business for many years.  He grew up and attended schools in Pomona—Emerson Junior High and Pomona High Schools.
SPORTS
July 19, 2010
It's official: April Ross and Jennifer Kessy have become the women's team to beat on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Nivea Tour. Ross, the former Newport Harbor High standout, and Kessy won for the fourth straight time on the AVP Tour after capturing the Hermosa Beach Open championship Sunday. Kessy and Ross, the top-seeded team, beat the No. 3-seeded team of Elaine Youngs and Rachel Scott, 21-17, 21-14, in Sunday's final. Kessy and Ross dropped just one game in five matches.
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By Joseph Serna | February 22, 2010
Newport Beach city officials have named Steven E. Parker as interim fire department chief. He will take over March 15. Fire Chief Steve Lewis is to retire Friday. Parker, who has worked in fire service for more than 32 years, will act as interim chief for six months and will be paid $99,508, according to a news release from the city. In the two weeks between Lewis’ last day on the job and Parker’s arrival, Deputy Chief Dave Mais will serve as acting chief, said City Manager Dave Kiff.
SPORTS
August 8, 2009
BY TONY LEE HERMOSA BEACH — The anger set in once again after April Ross let a chance to serve for the championship slip through her fingers at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals’ Hermosa Beach Open. Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, hit the ball into the net and didn’t have another opportunity to serve for the championship Saturday as the top-seeded team of Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs won, 19-21, 23-21, 15-11. The Hermosa Beach champs are 20-9 against Ross and Kessy, 17-6 against them in AVP matches.
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By Steve Virgen | August 6, 2009
For at least once a year, the spotlight belongs to Matt Fuerbringer. He ends up on the victory stand, amid cameras flashing and a winner’s check in hand. But on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour it has yet to come this year. The former Estancia High standout and his teammate Casey Jennings believe their time could be this weekend at the Hermosa Beach Open. The No. 7-seeded team want to break through and win on the tour’s last Southern California stop of the season.
SPORTS
August 6, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH — There were several locals who competed in the qualification tournament of the Hermosa Beach Open Thursday, but just one broke through to today’s main draw. Ashley Groothuis of Costa Mesa and her teammate Courtney Guerra of Simi Valley won three matches in the single-elimination tournament. Groothuis and Guerra wil take on the No. 7-seeded duo of Priscillia Lim and Taitana Minello today at 10 a.m. in the first round. Today’s first round also features the No. 2- seeded team of former Newport Harbor High standout April Ross and Jen Kessy vs. Gabriela Roney and Lenka Urbanova, also at 10 a.m. Groothuis and Guerra, seeded No. 2 in the qualification tournament, opened with a 21-15, 21-5 win against Angela Auer and Michelle Kuntz in the second round.
FEATURES
March 31, 2009
Editor’s note: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. As with all suspects, they are considered innocent until proved guilty.   Newport Beach Thursday Cathleen Wright, 34, Newport Beach Friday Barry Faber, 80, Newport Beach Tyler Ashbrook, 23, Westminster Lance Kaldenberg, 39, Newport Beach Saturday Kevin Sullivan, 34, Newport Beach David Stiles, 55, Newport Beach Laura Olasaba, 40, Ontario Rachel Weissberg, 35, Long Beach Nickolas Grimes, 24, Ladera Ranch Frank Betourne, 54, Irvine Sunday Robert Maes, 21, Costa Mesa Monday Bryce Basehart, 20, Yorba Linda   Costa Mesa March 25 Haitham Gamal, 33, Costa Mesa Friday Kathryn O’Connor, 40, Costa Mesa Ky Lambert, 39, Costa Mesa Oraldo Rivas, 32, Costa Mesa Saturday Jose Leyva-Villa, 23, Costa Mesa Jose Rojas, 45, Costa Mesa Joseph Hobi, 26, Hermosa Beach Shanna Bullock, 21, Costa Mesa Sunday Ashley Schaefer, 23, Huntington Beach Nelson Estrada, 36, Costa Mesa Raymond Tu, 22, San Diego Sean Merritt, 27, Huntington Beach Gabriel Benavides, 30, Costa Mesa Monday Matthew McCreary, 47, Rancho Santa Margarita Travis Rosenbaum, 27, Ladera Ranch
SPORTS
June 5, 2008
Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor and partner Kerri Walsh will look to win their sixth straight Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tournament this weekend at the Hermosa Beach Open. May-Treanor and Walsh, the defending Hermosa Beach champions, won the Atlanta tournament Sunday by defeating the No. 2 seeded Jenny Johnson Jordan and Annett Davis in the final, 21-7 and 21-17. The top women’s duo remains undefeated in an AVP Tour main draw action with a perfect record of 25-0 this season.
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