April 10, 2012
NEWPORT BEACH - Blake Pender has pitched well all season for the Newport Harbor High baseball team. On Tuesday, the sophomore earned his first victory of the season. Pender threw the team's first complete-game shutout of the season, lifting the host Sailors to a 3-0 victory against Chino Hills in a pool-play game of the Beach Pit Classic. Chino Hills, Newport Harbor and Northwood each finished 2-1 in pool play, but Chino Hills wound up winning the pool because it allowed fewer runs.
March 28, 2012
A 78-year-old Costa Mesa man missing since Sunday was found sans his shoes on a Trabuco Canyon trail, police said. Two mountain bikers found Vo Van Nguyen at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park - about 21 miles from his home - on Wednesday morning, according to the Costa Mesa Police Department. Nguyen appeared disoriented and had trouble communicating. He was wearing only one sock. He was eventually taken to Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, where he was treated for dehydration, police said.
February 15, 2012
CORONA DEL MAR - The Corona del Mar High boys' basketball teams gets to travel to the Central Coast again. During the trip last December, Blake Grable said the Sea Kings enjoyed their stay. "[We] expect to do the same thing, [have] a lot of fun," Grable said. More is on the line in the upcoming trip and CdM isn't planning to stay for long. The Sea Kings have one game in San Luis Obispo County on Friday, compared to the three they played two months ago. They earned the right to hit the road.
October 15, 2011
IRVINE - Resting on his bicycle between two fellow riders, Newport Beach resident Jeff Yeargain waited and watched with apparent contempt as more than 500 people marched across his path toward a major Irvine intersection. Stopped with his two friends, a businessman from Costa Mesa and a retired attorney from Irvine, Yeargain waited at Alton Parkway on the canal's riding path for the Occupy Wall Street movement's latest crop to pass by. "They just want something for nothing," Yeargain said.
October 4, 2011
Juanita Fee “Nita” Middleton, 89, former co-owner of Hillen's Coast TV in Laguna Beach and Laguna Hills, died of cancer on September 27, 2011 at her home in Newport Beach. Nita was very active with the Costa Mesa Senior Center and volunteered for many years at the travel desk, arranging and chaperoning tours. She and her late husband, Kenny, enjoyed traveling to places like Cabo San Lucas during their 50 year marriage. Nita also loved sports and the Lakers were her favorite.
August 19, 2011
Memorial services will be held on Friday, August 26 th at 3:00 pm in the chapel of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 600 St. Andrews Road, Newport Beach, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation to the following charities in honor of Mary Beth Sartor Picard: Women of Vision, Orange County, 25201 East La Paz Road, Suite 201, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 or the American Cancer Society, 1940 East Deere Ave. #100, Santa Ana, CA...
June 23, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bogenrief of Newport Beach, California, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Michelle Bogenrief, to Michael Stephen Doane, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Doane of Menifee Valley, California. Christine attended Cal State University Fullerton and San Diego State University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Communication. She is currently a Client Relationship Manager in the Human Resources Department at the Irvine Company. Michael is originally from Loma Linda, California, and is currently Manager of the Enterprise Software Department of Pacific Life Insurance Company.
June 22, 2011
Dr. James McKitterick III Dr. James McKitterick III was born November 22, 1926, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2011. He attended Kansas State University where he graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. He was on the K State Football Team and a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. While attending school, he met his wife, Shirley Frazier. They were married April 7th, 1950. They have been married 61 years. Dr. McKitterick was a veteran of World War II and served in the Pacific.
April 19, 2011
A famed Newport Beach fitness photographer accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl has married his alleged victim now that she's an adult, county records show. Jason James Ellis, 36, who is facing statutory rape charges, married the 18-year-old woman in Laguna Hills on Feb. 28, according to an Orange County License and Certificate of Marriage. Prosecutors said the woman has stopped cooperating with authorities in their felony case against Ellis and his ex-fiancée, Michelle Hecker, who are accused of sexually assaulting her in 2007 and 2008.