October 19, 2012
Authorities were trying to determine Friday if a woman's body found in a Dumpster in San Diego County is that of a missing Newport Beach woman whose husband was charged this week with murder. San Diego County sheriff's investigators and medical examiners were working to identify the body, but it was unclear if it was that of Quee “Q.C.” Chadwick, according to a statement on the Newport Beach police website. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 48, was charged Monday with a single felony count of murder for financial gain.
August 9, 2003
Kelly-Gurney Ms. Brynn Kelly of Newport Beach announces the engagement of her daughter, Colleen Kelly of Newport Beach, to Alexander Gurney of Newport Beach. The bride-elect graduated from Newport Harbor High School and USC. The future bridegroom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gurney of Newport Beach, graduated from Corona del Mar High School and the University of Colorado at Boulder. A Nov. 15 wedding is planned at the Community Congregational Church of Corona del Mar. Fox-Cicchelli Tara Kathleen Fox of San Diego and Daniel William Cicchelli of San Diego will exchange wedding vows on Aug. 23 at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, Calif.
February 17, 2000
OCC's speech and debate team finished second out of 65 schools at the Sunset Cliffs Classic held Feb. 4-6 in San Diego County. "There were 65 schools from throughout the country at the competition," said OCC coach Georgie Monahan. "The large field included more than 800 individual entries and 160 debate teams. It'll be the biggest tournament in the country this year, next to the nationals." "It was big and busy and fun, and very much a learning experience for us," Monahan added.
April 24, 2003
Deepa Bharath Three months ago, Charlie Gabbard says, he helped police investigators install a global positioning satellite system in Scott Peterson's car. At the time, the longtime Newport Beach resident did not know much about the case. But Gabbard said he had a gut feeling that it was going to be a story that hit headlines across the nation. Peterson, 30, was arrested Friday in San Diego County on suspicion of killing his wife Laci Peterson, the Modesto woman who disappeared Christmas Eve. She was eight months' pregnant when she disappeared.
January 25, 2002
A Costa Mesa advertising agency has been nominated for 10 awards recognizing marketing and merchandising excellence in the home-building industry. Roxburgh has been named a finalist for 10 awards, one for a Newport Beach community, for the Merchandising and Marketing Excellence Awards celebration. The celebration will be held Feb. 23 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. It honors excellence in residential design, marketing and merchandising.
November 13, 2001
The storm system that blew in over the weekend may have only dusted the area with a light drizzle, but it could very well go out with a bang by the time the week is over. There is a chance of thunderstorms this morning, said meteorologist Noel Isla of the National Weather Service. The storm should give way to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. But while there isn't much rain on the way, surfers may be the biggest beneficiaries, as the storm should kick up some 3- to 5-foot waves today, diminishing over the rest of the week to 1 to 3 feet, Isla added.
January 5, 2003
In what seems to be a trademark effort of the Newport Harbor High girls water polo team, the host Sailors jumped to an 11-0 halftime lead and coasted to a 13-3 nonleague victory over San Diego County foe Carlsbad Saturday morning with a balanced effort to improve to 8-2. Leading the way in the scoring column for Coach Bill Barnett's Sailors was Anne Belden with four goals. Jenna Murphy, Annie Wight and Jessica Ball each scored twice. Single goals were scored by Carolyn Conway, Ashley Parole and Jennifer Scharfe.
November 8, 1999
Don Cantrell Bob Woodhouse coached two San Diego County high school football teams over 26 years winning 160 games, losing only 68 and tying five, despite never coaching on a home field. He has drawn numerous honors during that time, but one of the most significant career salutes will arrive Wednesday evening at the Scottish Rites Center, Mission Valley, San Diego. That's when more than 600 people gather to celebrate the inaugural induction of 42 coaches in the "San Diego County High School Coaching Legends" awards program.
March 11, 2009
A Tustin man who punched a Costa Mesa police officer during his arrest in 2006 and escaped sheriff’s deputies last week was recaptured Wednesday, prosecutors said. Mark Georgantas, 46, was arrested by the Pacific southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force in a Chula Vista parking lot in San Diego County. Georgantas was free on $50,000 bail last week, sitting in his credit card fraud trial, when he told the court he had to use the restroom. He never returned and was convicted by a jury in his absence.
August 27, 2003
Donald W. Shaw Two memorial services, one in Pauma Valley and one in Newport Beach, will be held for real estate developer Donald W. Shaw, a Newport Beach resident for more than 40 years. Mr. Shaw died Aug. 18. He was 79. He was a principal in Shaw Properties, a commercial and industrial development and consulting firm. Mr. Shaw maintained homes both in Newport Beach and Pauma Valley in rural San Diego County. Mr. Shaw moved from Los Angeles to Newport in 1961.