March 16, 2013
Did St. Patrick's Day sneak up on you like a leprechaun this year? Here's a sampling of festivities around Newport-Mesa, so you'll be sure to get your fill of Guinness, corned beef and green party paraphernalia: * Muldoon's (202 Newport Center Drive) is hosting its 38th annual St. Paddy's party, which will feature Van Dieman's Band and The Droppers providing tunes throughout the day and night. Breakfast will be served starting at 9 a.m. and Irish food and drinks will be available.
January 26, 2012
Junior Tagaloa has a message for the 50-100 athletes coming to Orange Coast College on Saturday. Be prepared. For dreams to come true, you must be prepared. Tagaloa wants the athletes to be ready for the NFL Regional Combine. They must at least be professional if they have any chance of advancing to the Super Combine next month in Detroit. Tagaloa, the former OCC star wide receiver and assistant coach, knows a lot about preparation and the combines. He is a national field consultant for Elite Pro Football Combines, which is now affiliated with the NFL. He found out about the company because he used it to try to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional football player.
April 25, 2002
Richard Dunn Well-traveled and highly educated Charlie Berry journeyed through Afghanistan, Pakistan and India before territories became off limits, and trekked across Thailand and Laos before the Vietnam War escalated and the regions fell into communist hands. Berry, a 27-year world history teacher at the prestigious Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii, likes to tease his sophomore students about his globe-trotting days when he lived in parts of the world that would be difficult or impossible to visit today.
July 21, 2006
Matt Carpenter and Daniel Albert have a hard time acting their age on the Newport Harbor Baseball Assn. Bronco All-Star team. They act a year older. Carpenter is the power-hitting shortstop, catcher and pitcher who leads the team in hits and also has six home runs. Albert plays outfield and often shines late in games and in pinch-hitting roles, like when he had a two-run single to give Newport Harbor the lead in the Los Alamitos Youth Baseball Invitational championship game.
June 14, 2004
Steve Virgen The essence of the late Craig Zaltosky, a former Orange Coast College football star, can be discovered in a story told more than once by friend Tom Hamilton. Hamilton, a former Los Angeles Times sportswriter, and a few friends went to Spain for the running of the bulls in Pamplona. Meanwhile, Zaltosky had just graduated from Stanford and wanted to go run with the bulls, too. But he was invited to training camp by the new World Football League and was set to try out with the Southern California Sun. Yet, that didn't seem to stop Zaltosky from attaining what some consider the ultimate adrenaline rush.
October 15, 2010
SATURDAY Art of Flowers The UCI Arboretum hosts the Fall Art and Flower Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the arboretum, UCI North Campus off of Jamboree Road. For more information, visit http://www.arboretum.bio.uci.edu/. Torah Study Temple Bat Yahm holds its weekly Torah study from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the TBY Library, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, followed by the Saturday Minyan at 10:40 a.m. in the Morgan Chapel. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949)
September 1, 2003
Steve Virgen When Junior Tagaloa thinks back to his record-breaking days while playing receiver at Orange Coast College in 1986-87, he remembers many highlights, the camaraderie and the victories. He also recalls a special saying his roommate came up with, that Tagaloa ended up using not only on the field, but applying to what he did when an opportunity came his way. When Tagaloa would catch a pass in 1987 he thought: all the way on every play.