May 24, 2001
Mathis Winkler NEWPORT BEACH -- Returning to his hometown after a 7-year stint as Seal Beach's public works director, Stephen G. Badum will take on the same job here starting June 18. Badum said he had been interested in the position for quite some time and actually left Newport Beach to return later on. "I knew I needed more experience at a higher level," he said, adding that he'll be able to build on his experience...
April 22, 2008
Doris Kettles Ronholt, born March 28, 1918, in West Haven Connecticut ,died April 16, 2008, in Whittier, California. Dorrie was a long time realtor in Orange County who pioneered the sale of Leisure World properties in Seal Beach & Laguna Beach. She was preceded in death by her first husband, A.Y. “ Sandy “ Kettles and by her second husband, Kai Ronholt. She is survived by her daughter Mary Randall and her son, Dave Kettles, three grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
February 7, 2014
The Newport Mesa Tea Party will host two candidates running for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and offer a chance for the public to ask them questions Thursday. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) and Michelle Steel, Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization, are both running for the District 2 supervisor seat held by John Moorlach, who is being termed out. District 2 covers Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and parts of Fountain Valley Mansoor and Steel will speak and answer questions between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Halecrest Park Swim & Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Lane in Costa Mesa, according to an announcement from the group.
October 28, 2013
She's only 29 years old, but Misty Diaz has undergone 28 major surgeries. Doctors have done everything from repairing her intestines to retethering her spinal cord and providing her with balance necessary to stand up without toppling over, tie her shoelaces and live independently. The Long Beach resident was born with spina bifida, a congenital condition that often causes paralysis of the lower limbs. Over time, she grew addicted to drugs that helped her with pain management, anxiety and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions.
November 5, 2009
GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL Newport Harbor def. Edison HUNTINGTON BEACH — The visiting Sailors clinched a share of the Sunset League title and the league’s No. 1 berth in the CIF Southern Section Division I-AA playoffs with a 25-21, 25-17, 25-16 win Thursday. Cinnamon Sary had 35 assists and Maddy Brown had 12 kills the Tars (24-6, 9-1 in league). Sage Hill def. Oxford Academy CYPRESS — Zoe Kreitenberg and Lindsey Kish had seven kills each to pace the Lightning’s 19-25, 25-17, 25-7, 25-14 Academy League win Thursday.
June 13, 2011
The jury trial of a Costa Mesa priest accused of molesting a 7-year-old has been delayed, according to court records. Denis Lyons, 77 of Seal Beach, was set to appear at Santa Ana's Central Justice Center on Monday, but will now appear in court at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Lyons is charged with four felony counts of lewd acts on a child under the age of 14, court records show. He is accused of molesting a boy in the church rectory and sacristy at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Costa Mesa, according to archived reports from the Costa Mesa Police Department and Orange County district attorney's office.
August 24, 2003
Kris O'Donnell While Pavlov was studying conditioned reflexes and the Lumiere brothers first marketed color photography, 1907 saw the birth of the coastal area's first newspaper, the Newport News. In the years following, many papers were born in the harbor area. Larger, financially dominant papers, including the Daily Pilot, absorbed nearly all. "When I started at the Pilot, in 1962, there was us [originally called the Costa Mesa Globe-Herald]
July 24, 2001
Mathis Winkler NEWPORT BEACH -- Barely a week into his new job as Newport Beach's public works director, Stephen Badum has already made some drastic changes. He's moved the desk in his office so his back faces the window and put up a couple of car race posters. Gone is his predecessor's hat stand -- Don Webb kept about 20 specimens at City Hall from his 200-plus hat collection. "I'm not really a hat guy," Badum said, as virtual sea gulls chirped from the speakers on his computer.
August 10, 2000
Richard Dunn SEAL BEACH - With the European professional volleyball season over, Newport Beach's Leland Quinn is back on local sand, but the neighborhood isn't quite what it used to be. After a one-year hiatus, the Association of Volleyball Professionals Tour will return to Seal Beach Aug. 18-20 for the Paul Mitchell AVP U.S. Open. Quinn, among the area products expected to compete with beach volleyball's best athletes for the $75,000 purse at Seal Beach, lives most of the year in Europe, where last season he played in Spain.
October 26, 2002
Newport Harbor High's unbeaten club surfing team swept to its fifth straight victory Wednesday morning with a 66-60 decision over Laguna Beach at the 56th Street site. With the surf in the 3- 4-foot range and conditions ideal, senior Geoff Rill racked up his fifth straight win in the short board. Also a winner in the short board was senior Will Anderson, winning for the third time this season . David Neira placed second in a heat. Senior Alex Knost and freshman Bret Catron went 1-2 in the long board, and senior Dan Krestschmar and junior Justin Kast went 1-2 in the body board.