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By Gretchen Meier | April 23, 2010
Editor's note: Film director Danny Buday was not born in Huntington Beach, but he has lived there. He was born in South Carolina. Opening night of the Newport Beach Film Festival brought out both the sun and stars. With the clouds breaking just as the first attendees lined up outside the Edwards Islands Cinemas across from Fashion Island in Newport Beach, excitement grew as the stars and fans gathered. Stephen Moriyama, an Orange County resident and one of the first people in line, arrived at 5 p.m. “I think it’s a great Orange County event and even better that the opening film was directed by an Orange County native (resident)
SPORTS
By Bruce Bourquin, Special to the Daily Pilot | May 23, 2012
IRVINE - Considering the fact the payments went toward a charity for children, everyone appeared to have received their money's worth in the inaugural Harmony and Hoops Charity Basketball Game at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Saturday. An 88-87 win in double-overtime by the Hoops team, which trailed by 19 points with 15:41 left, was icing on the cake. The only non-celebrity player, Kris Gallop of Cal State Monterey Bay, hit one free throw to break a tie with four seconds left to win it. Gallop scored a team-high 25 points.
NEWS
January 8, 2005
B.W. COOK There's a lot of singing and dancing going on around Newport Mesa. The "real stars," the "wish-they-were-stars" and the "do-anything-to-be-a-stars" are preparing for auditions for the 2005 CHOC Follies IX, set to hit the stage March 18 and 19 at the Grove of Anaheim. The good news is there are openings in the cast for the very talented and the barely talented. The show in its ninth season has become a much-anticipated event on the Orange County calendar.
NEWS
July 17, 2001
Danette Goulet CORONA DEL MAR -- Monday morning, a dozen little soul sisters stars were born. When the girls walked into the Grant Howald Community Center in Corona del Mar on Monday morning, half of them had never taken a dance class before. In no time they were demanding a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T. It was the first day of the Dance and Arts Camp offered through the City of Newport Beach and run by Robynne Smith and the Academy of Dance in Santa Ana. Only 19, Smith made a perfect role model for the 7- through 11-year-old girls.
NEWS
By Michelle Mocarski | June 22, 2009
It seems like anyone can be a deejay these days if you’ve got an iPod or access to a service like blip.fm or Pandora. But KCRW’s Jason Bentley isn’t worried. The “Morning Becomes Eclectic” host thinks music fans still want to be surprised with something new. “At a certain point it just feels like noise, you know?” he said, referring to the proliferation of DIY radio stations and iPod shuffles. “It doesn’t surprise you, it doesn’t give you fresh ideas, and that is the exciting part of the radio.
NEWS
February 13, 2002
Chloe Addington scored two goals to lead the Corona del Mar AYSO Region 57 Silver Star all-star soccer team featuring girls under-12 to a 3-2 victory. Jamie Lawson also scored for the Silver Stars. Goalkeeper Elena Redelsheimer was strong in the net and received defensive support from Sarah Wesley, Megan Gaal, Rene Mycorn and Allie Sheldon. The midfield was dominated by Leah Zarian, Alexa Rome and Colleen Heyler. In earlier action, the Silver Stars shut out the Newport Beach all-stars, 2-0, and the Costa Mesa all-stars, 2-0. Goalkeepers Mycorn and Redelsheimer had solid efforts.
NEWS
May 4, 2001
COSTA MESA - Connor Corrigan's goal with 11 seconds remaining gave the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Stars April 24 in Harbor Area Boys & Girls Club roller hockey action. Corrigan finished the game with three goals, while Dylan Flinn added a single tally. Strong all-around play was turned in by Kimmy Von Der Ahe, Kevin Kottke and Wyatt Wardall. In third grade roller hockey action: Red Wings 7, Kings 0 - Logan Newett and Eric Sansam each had three goals to lead the Red Wings' attack.
NEWS
July 28, 2003
Through four innings, it looked as though Newport Harbor Baseball Association's Bronco A all-stars were well on their way to spinning another upset and advancing in the South Region tournament Saturday at Chino Hills Community Park. But the team, made up of 11- and 12-year-olds, ran out of gas and the pitching it needed for the victory, falling 12-4 to the tournament's No. 1 seed from San Diego Mira Mesa. The loss ended the longest postseason run by a Bronco A all-star team in the history of the Newport Harbor Baseball Association.
FEATURES
By B.W. Cook | September 2, 2009
There were no stars in the sky. A thick marine layer hugged the coast, blanketing the Villa Di Sogni, the spectacular coastal estate of Karen Karen and Bruce Cahill . While there were no stars in the heavens, there was a multitude of stars on land. Hollywood stars, that is. It was the second annual SeaChange summer party benefiting Oceana, one of the world’s preeminent ocean conservation organizations with global headquarters in Washington D.C. and offices around the world.
SPORTS
By David Carrillo Peñaloza | July 8, 2007
WESTMINSTER — Listen up! Someone outside yelled to a bunch of 11- and 12-year-olds in the dugout occupied by the Costa Mesa National Major All-Stars. Manager Rob Stillman began to deliver his post-game speech Saturday afternoon before being interrupted at Johnson Middle School in Westminster. Much to say after Costa Mesa beat Seaview, 6-3, to advance to the District 62 Little League championship. "I think our league has been in existence 12, 13 years and this is the first time we've ever [advanced]
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April 26, 2014
Corona del Mar High center Giovanni Gentosi, Costa Mesa High running back Oronde Crenshaw, Newport Harbor wide receiver Quest Truxton and Corona del Mar quarterback Luke Napolitano highlight four of seven Newport-Mesa seniors selected to play in the 55th edition of the Brea Lions Club Orange County North-South Prep All-Star Football Game at Orange Coast College on July 10. The seven locals will represent the South team, which has 36 players....
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Rhea Mahbubani | April 24, 2014
Ellen Fisher was in for a surprise. Determined to avoid a repeat of last year's Newport Beach Film Festival opening night - where she arrived a half hour before the start of the film - the Orange resident made her way to Edwards Big Newport with two hours to spare Thursday. "We were almost late," the 70-year-old recalled. "We were way down the street in line. " Although Fisher and her husband, Bill, 66, expected to be quite a ways down the road, they found a spot right at the top of the queue.
SPORTS
April 9, 2014
Fifteen Newport-Mesa seniors have been nominated to play in the 55th Brea Lions Club Orange County North-South Prep All-Star Football Game at Orange Coast College on July 10. If selected in the coming weeks, the locals will represent the South team. Costa Mesa has the most nominations out of the four Newport-Mesa Unified School District schools with a half a dozen. Oronde Crenshaw, a running back and linebacker, leads the group, along with Joseph Quiroz, a tight end and defensive end, Quinton Bell, a wide receiver and safety, lineman Marco Zalpa, Oliver Ferris, a quarterback and safety, and Daniel Lawrence, a receiver and cornerback.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | April 5, 2014
At the "Draft Day" special movie screening at Big Newport Thursday night, the film's stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner did not show. But that was OK, there were plenty of other stars, and some who did not have a role in the movie. You could call them heroes, for sure. They would be Cleveland Browns defensive back Joe Haden and his younger brother, Jacob Haden. Joe Haden, a Pro Bowler in 2013, attended the event to support the Special Olympics. Jacob, 20, grew up with as a special-needs child and does not have the ability to communicate verbally.
NEWS
By Rhea Mahbubani | March 26, 2014
Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was on the autism spectrum. "I thought he was utterly charming, and I was in love with him," Asner, 84, said. "I was his slave, so I don't care what title you put on it. He was my boy and I would do whatever I had to do to treat him. " Today, his boy is 26 years old, and the Emmy recipient and former Screen Actors Guild president also has a grandson, Will, who is similarly afflicted, although to a different extent.
SPORTS
March 13, 2014
Join the cast and crew of the major motion picture "Draft Day" for a special screening at the Big Newport Theater on April 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and the screening benefits the Foundation for the Undefeated, which champions stories of perseverance in sports like Mr. Irrelevant, the last player chosen in the NFL Draft. The film stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner. Costner is expected to walk the red carpet prior to the screening. Ivan Reitman, the film's director, plans to introduce the film.
SPORTS
February 21, 2014
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sharon Day-Monroe, the former Costa Mesa High standout, shattered the national pentathlon record, as she won her third consecutive national indoor title Friday at the U.S. Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Day-Monroe scored 4,805 points, 52 more than the previous U.S. record that had been shared between Hyleas Fountain and DeDee Nathan. Day-Monroe began with a strong performance in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing in a personal-best 8.44 seconds.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Steve Virgen | February 6, 2014
Jonny Kaplan and the Lazy Stars released their fourth album in October, yet Kaplan admits they are not well known in the U.S. He's looking to change that. To that end, you'd think they would play in a large venue, well, at leastbigger than the Harp Inn in Costa Mesa. But Kaplan is looking forward to Friday night's show with great anticipation because he believes it will create a unique atmosphere at the small bar known for live music throughout the weekend. The Lazy Stars feature keyboardist Rami Jaffee, known for his work with the Foo Fighters and the Wallflowers, and Dave Krusen, the original drummer for Pearl Jam. The band also includes bassist Jokin Salaverria and guitarist Dan Wistrom, as well as Jessy Greene on violin.
NEWS
From staff reports | January 24, 2014
The Resort at Pelican Hill and the Spa at Pelican Hill recently received five stars in the annual Forbes Travel Guide . This is the 55th year for the ratings and the fifth consecutive year Pelican has earned the distinction. The Forbes Guide was previously known as the Mobil Travel Guide . Pelican, according to a news release, is the only hotel in Newport Beach to receive a five-star rating. The nearby Island Hotel at Fashion Island received four stars and also announced that it had become part of Preferred Hotel Group , a points system for luxury travelers.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Rhea Mahbubani | December 26, 2013
Brent Harris is an experienced bad guy - on stage, at least. Without tooting his own horn too much, the New York City actor said he is a peaceful sort who avoids confrontation and is opposed to violence. But directors don't necessarily see that. Demons, vampires, soldiers and Scar from "The Lion King" are some of the feathers in Harris' cap. Starting Friday, he will adopt the attitude and attire of yet another rogue: Screwtape from C.S. Lewis' "The Screwtape Letters. " His deeply layered character is confident, selfish, triumphant, manipulative, ambitious and hopeless - all at once.
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