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December 17, 2012
The city of Irvine will host a community meeting about school safety at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Irvine High School Theater, 4321 Walnut Ave. After Friday's shooting in Connecticut, which killed 28 people including 20 schoolchildren, Irvine Mayor Steven Choi has invited school superintendents and police to talk about their procedures, equipment and training. Irvine Unified School District Supt. Terry Walker, Tustin Unified School District Supt. Gregory Franklin, and Irvine Police Chief Dave Maggard and Lt. Dave Klug will be on hand to speak and answer questions.
NEWS
July 13, 2011
Orange Coast College is hosting a day for women to spend time with their peers in reflection. The college is putting on an one-day community education retreat, "Women in Transition Summer Retreat," from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 23 in OCC's Student Center Lounge, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Women will participate in activities, discussions and writings to better understand themselves and make decisions. The retreat is $99 a person and includes snacks. Participants should bring sack lunches.
NEWS
February 7, 2012
For ideas on how to live green, residents need look no farther than Davis Magnet School. The Costa Mesa K-6 campus is hosting its first Eco-Education Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the multipurpose room, 1050 Arlington Drive. The event will feature a talk by Evan Marks, founder and director of The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano; a reading by author Derek Sabori of his book "Lu and the Earth Bug Crew"; and presentations by the schools' EcoScholars and Green Team.
NEWS
February 22, 2013
Concordia University will host a memorial service at 11 a.m. Sunday for former students Monica Quan and Keith Lawrence, believed to be the first victims of ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner's rampage. Quan and Lawrence met at Concordia, where they both played basketball. Quan, a 28-year-old assistant basketball coach at Cal State Fullerton, and Lawrence, a 27-year-old USC safety officer, were recently engaged before they were shot to death Feb. 3. Authorities found them in Lawrence's car in the parking structure of their condominium complex in Irvine.
NEWS
January 17, 2012
COSTA MESA — City CEO Tom Hatch, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer and Councilman Steve Mensinger will join a panel discussion hosted by the Costa Mesa Taxpayers Assn. on a proposed city charter hosted Thursday at the Neighborhood Community Center. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the center, 1845 Park Ave., next to Lions Park, and is open to the public. Oceanside City Councilman Jerome Kern, a proponent the city charter model, will also speak. Oceanside recently became a charter city.
NEWS
By Barry Faulkner | January 12, 2007
IRVINE — Score another upset for the UC Irvine men's volleyball program, which won a battle against UCLA to host the four-team 2008 NCAA championship at the Bren Events Center. "We're big on upsets here," said UCI men's volleyball Coach John Speraw, who spoke Thursday at UCI as part of the official announcement that the sport's final four was coming to campus May 1 and 3, 2008. Speraw said the fact that the Bren Center seats only 5,000 — a relatively small venue for college arenas — was a benefit, rather than a concern for NCAA officials.
LOCAL
October 22, 2008
Newport Beach’s Animal Control is hosting its annual low-cost rabies clinic this weekend. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday dog and cat owners can get their pets’ rabies shots for as little as $4 each. Other types of vaccinations will also be available, and all dogs must be leashed and all cats must be within carriers when at the clinic. Saturday’s clinic will be at the Newport Beach Animal Shelter, also known as the Dover Shores Pet Care Center, 2075 Newport Blvd.
SPORTS
September 10, 2012
High School Roundup FIELD HOCKEY Newport Harbor 3, Chaminade 0 NEWPORT BEACH — Taury Hlinka, Sophie Templin and Sydney Dexter scored for the host Sailors (5-1) on Monday. BOYS' WATER POLO Yorba Linda 10, Costa Mesa 5 COSTA MESA — Quinn Stone scored two goals for the host Mustangs in the nonleague game Monday. Wyatt Ferris, Mason Cooper and Deighton Tachiki also had goals for the Mustangs (1-1). — El Modena 24, Estancia 8 COSTA MESA — Jacob Sperling scored four goals to lead the host Eagles in the nonleague game Monday.
SPORTS
September 11, 2012
MEN'S SOCCER Long Beach 3, Orange Coast 2 COSTA MESA — The host Pirates led, 2-0, and the Vikings were short-handed one player due to a red card ejection. But the visitors rallied with three second-half goals to earn the nonconference clash on Monday. Baji Chela scored twice in the first 20 minutes for the Pirates (0-2-1). Long Beach scored the game-winner in the 79th minute. OCC plays host to San Bernardino Valley on Wednesday.
SPORTS
November 20, 2012
GIRLS' SOCCER Sage Hill 2, Tarbut V'Torah 0 NEWPORT COAST — Meg Crade and Madi Jabara scored for the Lightning in their season opener Tuesday. Alyssa Anderson assisted on Crade's goal and Izzy Christian assisted on Jabara's goal. Sage Hill plays host to Ocean View Tuesday at 5 p.m.
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By Matt Szabo | May 1, 2014
IRVINE — Corona del Mar High tennis senior Carson Williams does not know the name of the mystery man who he hit with last weekend in Ojai. Williams said the man was in the men's open division of the 114th annual Ojai Tennis Tournament, and he needed a warmup partner. He hit with the man for about 90 minutes. "I couldn't find him on the draw," Williams said. "He said his first name is Dane, but that must have been short for something. He was really good. He needed a warmup [partner]
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NEWS
By Michael Miller | May 1, 2014
If you want to strike up a conversation with an author of your choice, the words "Barbara DeMarco-Barrett says hi" may do the trick. The Newport Beach resident, who oversees the KUCI 88.9 FM program "Writers on Writing," has interviewed so many guests over the past decade and a half that reading the list of participants on her website almost requires a magnifying glass. DeMarco-Barrett is an author herself - among her credits is "Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman's Guide to Igniting the Writer Within" - and her show, which also features co-hosts Marrie Stone and Nicole Nelson, grew largely out of a desire to meet kindred literary spirits.
NEWS
By Hannah Fry | April 24, 2014
Hotel California by the Sea, a self-proclaimed luxury drug and alcohol treatment center based in Newport Beach, hosted an open house Thursday evening to celebrate the unveiling of its new outpatient services center in Costa Mesa. More than 80 community members attended the event at the new center, which officially opened this month on East 17 t h Street. Though the Costa Mesa outpatient center is open to all adults, the location specifically targets executives and celebrities who would like a certain amount of privacy during recovery, said Director of Community Relations BJ Hickman.
SPORTS
April 22, 2014
BASEBALL Vanguard 7, Bethesda 2 Senior catcher John Collins went four for four with two runs batted in and senior shortstop Nick Rodda was three for four with one RBI to lead the host Lions in the nonconference game Tuesday. Ian Sakry was two for four with one RBI for the winners (29-18), for whom Jordan Moak earned his first win of the season by allowing no earned runs in five innings. Vanguard plays host to Concordia in a three-game Golden State Athletic Conference series beginning Friday.
NEWS
April 17, 2014
A local nonprofit whose mission is to transform the lives of at-risk youths will host its sixth annual fiesta fundraiser next week. Supporters of Save Our Youth, or SOY, will be able to sip cocktails and sample appetizers from Taco Rosa Catering on the Halecrest Club's patio in Costa Mesa, while they browse items up for silent auction or buy raffle tickets. Then, during a live auction, a Mexican buffet will be served. Tickets for the event, which is set for 5:30 p.m. April 25, are $60 per person if purchased in advanced or $75 at the door.
SPORTS
March 18, 2014
The Estancia High girls' basketball program is hosting a free skills clinic on Tuesday and Thursday nights from March through May. The clinic is for girls in fifth- through eighth-grade, and will take place from 6-7:45 p.m. in the Estancia main gym. For more information, contact Coach Xavier Castellano at coachxavi@yahoo.com or (714) 625-7644. — From staff reports
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | March 12, 2014
Corona del Mar High girls' basketball coach Mark Decker plans to have players from the 1982-83 CIF championship team in attendance Wednesday night, when the Sea Kings open up the CIF State Southern California Regional Division III playoffs at home. Decker said that Kim Valentine-Poska, who still lives in Newport Beach, will be in the house. She was a junior guard on the '83 team and came off the bench. Decker said he expects at least one other player from that team, the only CIF championship team in program history, to attend.
SPORTS
By Barry Faulkner | March 12, 2014
The Vanguard University men's basketball team made history Tuesday night, capturing its first Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament title with a pulsating 90-80 win over visiting Hope International. Senior guard Preston Wynne, the GSAC Most Valuable Player, scored 24 points, including two crowd-revving three-pointers midway through the second half, to help the GSAC champion Lions, ranked No. 9 in the NAIA, improve to 27-6. Vanguard, which won its third GSAC regular-season title this season, advances to the NAIA Tournament for the first time since 2006.
SPORTS
February 13, 2014
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Vanguard 104, Arizona Christian 41 Senior guard Taylor Belmont had a triple-double to lead the No. 1-ranked host Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference game Thursday. Belmont had 29 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in 30 minutes to help the Lions improve to 21-0, 10-0 in conference. Belmont made 12 of 17 field-goal attempts, including three of four from three-point range. Nicole Ballestero (11), Samantha Doucette (11), Lauren Martin (11) and Ashley Land (10)
NEWS
February 7, 2014
The Newport Mesa Tea Party will host two candidates running for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and offer a chance for the public to ask them questions Thursday. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) and Michelle Steel, Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization, are both running for the District 2 supervisor seat held by John Moorlach, who is being termed out. District 2 covers Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and parts of Fountain Valley Mansoor and Steel will speak and answer questions between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Halecrest Park Swim & Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Lane in Costa Mesa, according to an announcement from the group.
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