June 19, 2002
Two students from St. Joachim School in Costa Mesa, Jeff O'Brien and Will Crook, were honored by the American Lung Assn. of Orange County for their submissions to the group's poster and poetry contest. The contest was geared toward educating younger generations on air quality and asked students to submit artwork that depicted what clean air means to them. O'Brien won first place in the preschool through kindergarten category, and Crook won second. The students were given their awards at the annual Clean Air Award ceremony held May 29. . . . The National Assn.
May 10, 2002
-- Deirdre Newman South Coast Plaza developer Henry Segerstrom is being honored by Whittier Law School for his dedication to the city and the Orange County community. Segerstrom will receive an honorary degree during Whittier Law School's 34th commencement on May 19 along with Atty. Gen. Bill Lockyer and retired Orange County Superior Court Judge Bruce Sumner. Segerstrom is managing partner of C.J. Segerstrom & Sons -- developer, owner and manager of South Coast Plaza, Metro Pointe and most recently Home Ranch.
March 20, 2001
Send AROUND TOWN items to the Daily Pilot, 330 W. Bay St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627; by fax to (949) 646-4170; or by calling (949) 574-4298. Include the time, date and location of the event, as well as a contact phone number. A complete listing is available at o7 http://www.dailypilot.com.f7 TODAYOutdoor companies will display their services and products from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. There will also be a film festival at 7 p.m. Festival is $8. (714)
March 11, 2001
The California Adoption Symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24 at Whittier Law School, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The conference is aimed at providing information as well as dispelling myths for attorneys, social workers, mental health professionals and prospective adoptive parents. Current trends and issues as well as parental rights will also be discussed. Cost is $95 for adoption service providers and the public and $180 for attorneys and paralegals until March 16. After the 16th, prices go up to $210 for paralegals and attorneys and $110 for others.
January 26, 2001
1. Lawyer-thon. Last Dash, a continuing legal education marathon and trade show, will be held at 8 a.m. today at Whittier Law School, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The event, sponsored by the Lexis-Nexis Group, will also be held from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Registration fees vary. Fax inquiries to (949) 440-6710. 2. Shop smart for screenings. Prevention Plus will offer affordable, precise and painless ultrasound testing today for stroke, vascular disease and osteoporosis, as well as an EKG test, at the Oasis Senior Center, 800 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. Screenings start at $40 each, and discounts are available.
February 23, 2000
Greg Risling COSTA MESA -- A conservative Christian leader asserted in a debate Tuesday with a local activist attorney that state Proposition 22 is needed to ensure a ban on same-sex wedlock, which he says would damage the sanctimony created between men and women. The Rev. Louis Sheldon, chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition, squared off against Jim Toledano, a leading member of the Orange County Democratic Party and chairman of the local movement that opposes the state proposition, at Whittier Law School.