February 25, 2002
Newport Water Polo Foundation defeated USA National Team Southern California, 8-5, Sunday in tournament one of USA Water Polo Premier League men's action at the USA Water Polo National Aquatics Center in Los Alamitos. Four teams are featured in tournament one, while tournament two at the U.S Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. fields eight teams. The tournaments are the first two of six semifinal rounds being played between Feb. 23 and April 14. A league final will be played April 19-21, with seeding based on finishes in the six semis.
November 9, 2006
WARNER WINS TROPHY Balboa Island resident Blake Warner, a senior at Calvary Chapel High, won the Single Handed High School National Championship in sailing in the laser class at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, Conn., on Oct. 28. The regatta, also known as the Cressy Trophy, drew the top high school single-handed sailors from seven regional qualifiers throughout the United States. Other local qualifiers included Charlie Buckingham, Chris Barnard and Michael Menninger, all from Newport Harbor High.
August 3, 2005
Francis and Janice Sullivan of Newport Beach recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. The couple lived across the street from each other growing up, and Francis used to walk Janice to high school every day. After being friends for several years, they began dating and eventually got married. They have lived in Newport almost 30 years. Navy Ensign Joseph P. Snelgrove, son of Jo Anne and John E. Snelgrove of Newport Beach, recently graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and was commissioned to his current rank in the United States Navy.
October 25, 2007
George Holman Coffin, III, passed away on Saturday, October 13 th , at the age of 79. George was born in Hollywood, California, March 6, 1928. After graduating from Harvard Military School, North Hollywood, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (’51) and concluded his college career at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Davis (UCD). He married his wife Grace Hamilton at St. James Church (Newport Beach)
June 1, 2007
MEN'S CREW National championship CAMDEN, N.J. — The Orange Coast College men's freshman crew teams qualified for the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Rowing Assn. National Championship Regatta Thursday afternoon. The Freshman Eight and Freshman Four teams advanced to today's semifinals, held on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J. The Freshman Eight team finished second in their heat behind UC-Berkeley with a time of five minutes, 53.58 seconds. Berkeley was first with 5:49.
April 11, 2003
Christine Carrillo Harvard or Stanford, Princeton or Yale, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or the U.S. Naval Academy -- these high school seniors have a plethora of college paths to choose from. Carrying grade point averages reaching beyond a 4.0 and a slew of community service and extra curricular activities, Newport Beach's Academic All-Stars represented the cream of the academic crop. During the 42nd annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast held Thursday morning, the Newport Beach community recognized the top 15 students from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools for their numerous achievements.
February 19, 2014
Five years ago, UC Merced students successfully persuaded First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at their commencement ceremony that spring. They had bombarded her with hundreds of valentines and pulled every possible political string between Central California and Washington. To their delight and surprise, she accepted and addressed what was the new school's first graduating class. Now, UC Irvine is hoping similar tactics will work with her husband. The Orange County campus has asked President Obama to deliver the school's commencement address on June 14, possibly at Angel Stadium in Anaheim.
February 7, 2012
David Wall Lang January 29, 1927 - February 1, 2012 David Lang passed away peacefully at home in Corona del Mar on February 1. He was 85. The son of Clarence Lang and Mary Olga Wall, David grew up in Beverly Hills and attended the U.S. Naval Academy. As a midshipman he enjoyed competitive rowing and was a member of the championship Varsity crew team. Upon graduation in 1952 he married Betty Jane (“B.J.”) Fortune and entered the U.S. Air Force. From 1953-1955 the couple lived in Germany where David served as guidance systems officer on the Matador cruise missile program.
August 14, 2004
Alicia Robinson Military brides-to-be who don't want to wear fatigues on their special day will have the chance to get a high-fashion wedding gown from a local bridal shop on Sunday. Mon Amie in Costa Mesa is holding its second bridal gown giveaway this year for women who are in the military or planning to marry someone in the service. The bride or groom who is in the military must be or have been deployed or stationed overseas after Sept. 11, 2001.
December 15, 2004
Andrew Edwards Costa Mesa's Don Mahar enjoys sharing knowledge with his city's youth. Maher, 72, began volunteering at the Westside's Save Our Youth Center in 1992, hooking up with the organization when his wife Nora helped start the center, which was created to keep Costa Mesa teens away from drugs, gangs and trouble. So, Mahar has tutored at the center since it opened its doors. "It was such a neat organization," Maher said. "We had 450 kids coming -- or youths, I call them; they're not kids -- and we became very close.