| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:09 PM
High in the mountains of northeastern Australia, scientists have discovered three intriguing animals that are brand new to science, and you can see all three of them in the photo gallery above.
They include the bizarre-looking leaf-tailed gecko...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:21 PM
After a second-place finish in the Pacific League, the members of the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team will now direct their focus to the postseason.
The Falcons have had their share of success the past two seasons in the playoffs,...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:37 PM
SANTA ANA — Almost every time the PA announcer called the name of a Costa Mesa High player, he began with the last name, followed by the first.
Someone might want to update the Mustangs' football roster. First names first, last names second....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Carolyn Bockrath has come a long way during her career with the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team, but the distance that could best represent her progress might be a mile exactly.
Players need to run a seven-minute mile as part of varsity...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Here in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District it's the Year of the Principal.
NMUSD has undergone a large rate of turnover in its principal ranks recently. As the new school year gets underway, eight campuses have new principals; six were hired...
| Sep 14, 2013
YUMA, Ariz.— On an arid mesa in the southwestern corner of Arizona, surrounded by scrubland, cotton and alfalfa fields, grow 2,700 acres of Medjool date palms, most of them young and just starting to bear. Few people know about this orchard yet, but...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:53 AM
After more than an hour of heated debate Tuesday night, Newport-Mesa school officials failed to decide how to allocate $15.8 million of one-time facilities money among the district's high schools.
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:34 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council and Planning Commission on Tuesday discussed a proposed ordinance that would regulate and streamline future developments of single-family homes on small-land parcels.
City planners received input on the small-lot...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:53 PM
For the past few years, a nearly half-acre plot at Center Street and Placentia Avenue — surrounded by a gate that's been targeted by graffiti — has been empty.
In the coming weeks, however, new life is planned for the Westside Costa Mesa...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
You can call the Laguna Beach High girls' golf team champion of the Orange Coast League.
The Breakers clinched the league title Oct. 16 by winning matches against Estancia and Costa Mesa (by forfeit) at Costa Mesa Country Club's Mesa Linda Golf Course...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
As of now, Costa Mesa's proposed city charter does not have language clarifying how the City Council can personally interact with city staffers over administrative affairs.
The decision to leave it out came after a 5-4 vote Wednesday night by the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:06 PM
CORONA — Corona del Mar High sophomore Amy Matsuoka shot three-under-par 67 to capture the Pacific Coast League individual girls' golf championship at Dos Lagos Golf Course Wednesday. She is believed to be the first individual champion in school...