May 17, 2001
The Corona del Mar Beach Bruisers, an AYSO Girls under-10 team, completed a successful spring season with a bronze medal performance in the AYSO Area Q Tournament with a 3-1 victory over San Juan Capistrano. The Bruisers opened the scoring early when Jackie Dion scored the game's first goal. Minutes later, Rebecca Beyer scored off a pass from Sydney Sweeney for a 2-0 Bruisers' advantage. Early in the fourth quarter, Claire Eadington connected with teammate Sarah Mull for the Bruisers' final goal.
May 24, 2001
Balboa resident Molly Warmington, a Newport Harbor High product and University of San Diego senior, earned her first Grand Prix show jumping competition victory by topping the 27-rider field at the Grand Prix of Bakersfield, held last month at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Warmington, riding California-bred thoroughbred Mr. Pacific, was one of 13 competitors to complete a perfect round, jumping over 5-foot wide fences ranging from 4-6 to 5-0 high. Those 13 riders then competed on a shorter course, a run which Warmington completed in the fastest time to earn the victory.
March 4, 2000
IRVINE - The Ameba, an AYSO Region 97 boys under 14 soccer team from Newport Beach will compete in the eight-team Southern California AYSO Section 11 Championship this weekend at UCI. Teams from Santa Barbara to Imperial Beach will be on hand for the two-day event. The Ameba, currently riding a 16-game winning streak, will take on Fountain Valley today at 10:45 a.m. and San Marcos at 3:30 p.m. On Sunday, the Ameba will battle San Juan Capistrano at 10:45 a.m. and if they reach the championship game, it will take place at 2 p.m.
April 6, 2010
A Newport Beach business owner has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for scamming corporations out of millions of dollars through fake workers’ compensation insurance policies. Mitchell Zogob, 51, of San Juan Capistrano, pleaded guilty Thursday to multiple counts of grand theft, fraud embezzlement and forgery as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors. Between 2002 and 2003, Zogob, who owned Professional Employers Assurance Group and Program Administrators Inc., both on Birch Street, sold more than $4.6 million in fake insurance policies.
January 4, 2001
COSTA MESA - The Vipers, a boys-under-12 gold all-star soccer team from AYSO Region 120, placed fourth at last weekend's Costa Mesa Classic. The Vipers won their opener against Rancho Santa Margarita, 3-0. Goals were scored by Kenneth Zich, JayBenny Quiroz and Brian Cozza. Following a 3-0 loss to San Juan Capistrano, the Vipers regrouped for a 1-0 win over Corona del Mar. Quiroz scored the game's lone goal, pushing the Vipers into the medal round. In the final game, The Vipers lost to Newport Beach, 1-0. Solid defense was turned in by Nick Straubel, Anthony Secest, Josh Knauer, Matt Pisarski and Ryan Pfautz, while offense was led by Cody Waldron, Alex Villalba, Starnes Arnold, Benny Eldes and Avan Bueno.
July 27, 2012
Ashley Parole & Matthew Meyer Mr. and Mrs. Randy Parole of Newport Beach, California are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ashley Parole, to Mr. Matthew Meyer, son of Dr. Karen Meyer of Newport Beach and Dr. Thomas and Paula Meyer of St. Louis, Mo. The bride-elect is a graduate of Newport Harbor High School. She attended the Design Institute of San Diego and graduated with a B. A. in Interior Design. ...
June 10, 2010
I t's last call for Samantha Smith, who graduated as valedictorian from Orange Coast Middle College High School in late May, is heading off to college soon but would like to give all her fans a musical send-off. With her trademark guitar and mix of upbeat and mellow folk-rock ballads, Smith will be performing at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, opening for the Canadian New Wave act Crash Test Dummies. Tickets are going for $20 a pop for what amounts to a three-hour performance of great music in a perfect setting for parents who would like to celebrate the graduation of their teens across Orange County.
July 28, 2002
Young Chang Pamela Hallan-Gibson can rattle off who's who in Orange County, both from today and the more obscure yesterday. The author's favorite character in the history of this area is a San Juan Capistrano woman from the late 1800s named Modesta Avila, the first convicted felon. She was arrested and convicted for obstructing a train with a line of laundry strung up across the tracks. She was sentenced to San Quentin State Prison, where she died.
September 9, 2008
Editor’s note: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. As with all suspects, they are considered innocent until proved guilty. Newport Beach Friday Kyle McFarland, 22, Newport Beach Olivia Paladin, 18, Newport Beach Saturday Kristine Haiflich, 39, Newport Beach Trisha Ekema, 29, San Juan Capistrano Kelly Parker, 25, Manhattan Beach Ilka Crane, 47, Newport Beach Sunday Sean Nelson, 39, Newport Beach Monday Charles Mercer, 60, Midway City Costa Mesa Sept.