July 11, 2008
Ferris wheels, roller coasters, carnival booths and petting zoos. They’re your typical attractions for any fair, and they were certainly in their usual place for Friday’s opening of the Orange County Fair, which runs until Aug. 3. But for many fairgoers, the greatest attraction was much more basic. “I think they did a great job here,” Janet Sanders of Seal Beach said. “And I do love that they have every junk food under the sun. Unlike the Democratic National Convention, you can get fried Twinkies here,” Sanders said, referring to the ban on fried foods at the Democratic National Convention this year.
September 3, 2006
COSTA MESA — The Orange Coast Collge football team took only seconds to make an explosive first impression. Before some fans found their seats for Saturday night's opener against Santa Barbara City College, that potential had found the end zone. Freshman Nathan Barnett returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown and the Pirates rolled to a 39-7 win over the Vaqueros at OCC. "There were some great things," Coach Mike Taylor said. "Honestly, special teams did a great job and the opening kickoff was awesome.
September 10, 2006
COMPTON — At this rate, Orange Coast College football Coach Mike Taylor will be doing everything in his power to get his defense and special teams on the field. For the second consecutive week, the defense and special teams feasted while the offense just made sure it was there to clean up the scraps as Orange Coast shut out nonconference host Compton, 26-0, Saturday, improving to 2-0. Punt returner and safety Chris Assily's 94 yards on seven punt returns were nearly as many yards as the Pirates had passing, and 30 more then Orange Coast had rushing.
October 31, 2012
NEWPORT BEACH - The senior doubles teams of Megan Bathen and Kaitlyn Cosenza, as well as Kelsey Christensen and Lexi DeSantis, each swept to lead the Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team to a 14-4 win over Louisville in a CIF Southern Section Division 1 first-round playoff match Wednesday at Newport Harbor High. Kate Knight, McKenna Johnson and Baylee Bakkila each won two of three singles sets for the Sailors (15-5). Newport Harbor won the coin flip and will play host to No. 2-seeded Dana Hills at 2 p.m. Friday in the second round.
March 18, 2004
Lolita Harper The trial in the case of three men accused of raping an unconscious girl in the home of an Orange County assistant sheriff has not even begun, but a small army of witnesses was called Wednesday to testify about the authenticity of the videotape that captured the alleged crime. Four witnesses were heard Wednesday afternoon, and another handful are expected to testify in the coming days, all of whom had contact with or watched the videotape that allegedly shows defendants Gregory Haidl -- son of Asst.
March 11, 2002
Men's 10K Overall - 1. Mohamed Trafeh (Duarte), 32:37; 2. Art Avitia (Big Bear Lake), 32:59; 3. Jeff Sneed (Irvine) 33:24. Men's 10K age-group divisions Ages 12-and-under - 1. Paul Schlesinger (Laguna Niguel), 53:27; 2. Kinya Toride (Riverside), 57:12; 3. Shunpei Toride (Riverside), 57:13. Ages 13-15 - 1. Mohamed Trafeh (Duarte), 32:37; 2. Ricky Penap (Lake Forest), 38:30; 3. Charles Vickery (Corona del Mar), 52:19; 4. Tommy Fay (Newport Beach)