May 27, 2000
The 17th Street Merchants and Community Assn. will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. May 31 to discuss the proposed expansion of East 17th Street in Costa Mesa to a six-lane thoroughfare. The group, made up of business owners and residents who want to have a voice in the plans, is trying to raise awareness about the project before the City Council votes on the plan in August or early autumn. The meeting will be held at Kaiser Elementary School, 2130 Santa Ana Ave., in Costa Mesa.
May 22, 2003
A formal announcement of the Daily Pilot Cup playing schedules will be released to each participating team tonight at 7 o'clock in a Pilot Cup meeting at Kaiser Elementary School in Costa Mesa. At least one person from each school must be in attendance. The fourth annual event, which runs May 28 through June 1 at the Costa Mesa Farm Complex, will feature a record 95 teams, with Kaiser fielding 10 different teams -- the most of any school. Some elementary schools in Costa Mesa are not participating.
October 10, 2000
We asked students at Kaiser Elementary School: Who was Christopher Columbus and what did he do? He sailed to America in his boat. He's the one who found America. ANTHONY EVANS, 9 Costa Mesa I don't know. He traveled to America? CORBIN KAY, 9 Costa Mesa He was a sailor and he, like, discovered America or something. HALEY GIWOFF, 9 Costa Mesa Columbus discovered America and he made friends with the Indians. AARIN PEARSON, 9 Lake Forest He was a guy who sailed and he discovered California, I think.
December 15, 2004
Newport Beach's Andrew Rath, a 2004 Mater Dei High School graduate currently attending Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., was named a National Advanced Placement Scholar and an Advanced Placement Scholar with distinction. Rath was honored for passing 11 Advanced Placement exams, which can be taken by high school students at the conclusion of advance placement courses, and some colleges accept passing scores for class credit. His mother is Elizabeth Rath of Newport Beach ... Page Keys, 9, of Costa Mesa was honored on Friday for being the top seller of Kaiser Elementary School's fundraiser.
June 5, 2003
Kaiser Elementary hosts moon trip Taking a little trip to the moon, Kaiser Elementary School will host a family science night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Titled "Moon Magic," the event will include a NASA slide show given by a remote-control robot, the chance to hold moon rocks and meteorites, and experiments giving people the chance to make their own lunar-like craters. Families will also be sent on a moon facts scavenger hunt and will be able to explore different hands-on stations together.
May 4, 2004
Costa Mesa boy on 'Jeopardy' tonight Much of Newport-Mesa will tune in to "Jeopardy!" not just to see how many questions they can answer but to watch Costa Mesa youngster Wil Curiel. The 12-year-old will appear on the "Jeopardy!" Kids Week episode that will air at 7 p.m. tonight on ABC. Wil and his family flew to Washington, D.C. for the April 4 taping, but they have not been able to disclose the results until tonight's show airs. Of the 15 contestants who made it to Kids Week, Wil had the farthest distance to travel.
February 24, 2010
Students at Kaiser Elementary School in Costa Mesa pooled their money and raised $452.63 in a schoolwide effort to help out earthquake-devastated Haiti. Between Feb. 8 and 12, nine out of 10 students at Kaiser donated money during the lunch to the “Helping Hands for Haiti” fundraiser, said Emily Barry, student council advisor. “The students would buy a paper hand, for a dollar or more, which they would write their name on and put up on a poster to show they donated,” she said.
April 26, 2002
1. GET THOSE SHOPPING BAGS READY. A charity shopping event to benefit five nonprofit organizations will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Michael and All Angels Church, 3233 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar. More than 50 vendors will sell everything from handcrafted gifts, home and garden decor to jewelry, handbags and children's accessories. (949) 552-6222. 2. BUY TO HELP THE SCOUTS. Costa Mesa Boy Scout Troop 106 will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Kaiser Elementary School, 2130 Santa Ana Ave., Costa Mesa.
January 29, 2004
Deirdre Newman A 10-year-old who had been fighting brain cancer for five months died Tuesday night. Tony Morrell, who loved to play with his Xbox, was a fourth-grader at Kaiser Elementary School. Around Christmastime, Tony was given two to four weeks to live. His family took him to Texas to try an experimental drug, but his cancer was too advanced and he was too weak for it to work. His parents, Carol Dugan and Bill Morrell, will not be commenting publicly for at least a week.