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  • Entertainment Art/Animation Tenure-Track: California State University, Fullerton
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:16:30 GMT
    Position This appointment is a teaching assignment consisting of 18 studio contact hours and three office hours each week, attendance at faculty and area meetings, participation in other professional activities and service to the department, university and/or community. Assignment may include studio classes in animation, animation pre-preproduction, storyboarding, 3D modeling, rigging, 3D imaging, figurative and animal drawing, and/or digital imaging/animation, etc....
  • Patchwork P.E. fills in the fitness gap
    published on Tue, 21 Sep 2010 07:00:00 GMT
    California requires that all public school students in kindergarten through sixth grade receive at least 200 minutes of physical education every 10 school days, and recess doesn't count. Budget cuts, however, mean that rule is rarely enforced, and there's no way to determine how close Orange County's elementary schools come to meeting it....
  • Critic's Pick: A new-music cornucopia
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:43:00 GMT
    Christopher Rountree conducting wild Up Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2014. The collective will join members of the Pacific Symphony at Logan Creative in Santa Ana on Saturday night....
  • HS Basketball Coach Accused of Sex With Students
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:16:34 GMT
    Dwayne Jordan Richarson, 19, allegedly had sex with two minors while he was a walk-on girls basketball coach at Villa Park High School, in Villa Park, Orange County. A 19-year-old girls basketball coach accused of having sex with two minors at Orange County high schools was arrested Wednesday, authorities said....
  • Softball Q&A: Abby Ramirez 2/26/2015 Infielder Abby Ramirez took some ...
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:51:57 GMT
    Sophomore infielder Abby Ramirez has had a phenomenal start to the 2015 season, playing an integral role in the Wolverines' similarly strong start. Starting all 14 games this season-- nine at second base and five at shortstop -- Ramirez ranks second on the team with a .379 average with two RBI and seven runs scored from the nine spot in the batting order....
  • Villa Park High basketball coach arrested on suspicion of having sex with two high school girls
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:23:00 GMT
    Dwayne Jordan Richardson, 19, of Fullerton, was arrested Wednesday after a Villa Park High School resource officer received information implicating Richardson as having sex with two high school students. A girls basketball coach at Villa Park High School has been arrested amid allegations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two underage female students, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department....
  • Gang prevention program starts at 3 Fullerton schools
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:00:00 GMT
    Formed in 2008 to prevent at-risk minors from joining criminal street gangs and enable them to graduate from high school free from criminal behavior. Participating schools are selected by local law enforcement agencies, based on prevalence of gang activity and violence in the surrounding community....
  • Does it make sense to consolidate Huntington Beach school districts?
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:05:00 GMT
    Assemblyman Matthew Harper believes combining the disparate districts that serve Huntington Beach could eliminate redundancies, save money and provide financial stability. Now, Harper plans to introduce legislation that could affect not just Huntington Beach and the five school districts that serve it but also non-unified districts statewide by creating incentives for them to merge....
  • Man in black: The silent brilliance of Servite's Trevor Treinen
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    "There are ups and downs to being a shooter. I take whatever shot the defense gives me....
  • Santa Ana police researching body cameras
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:42:00 GMT
    Fullerton and Anaheim approved body cameras for its officers. Now, Santa Ana Police Department is looking at its options as more cities are requiring police to wear cameras that record video and audio of interactions with the public....
  • Congressman Royce Meets with Yamaha Senior Management to Discuss West ...
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:39:41 GMT
    U.S. Representative Ed Royce met with Yamaha Corporation of America senior management on a number of common-interest topics, including west coast port labor negotiations and the re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, better known as No Child Left Behind. Yamaha representatives first met with the 12-term congressman last year as part of the National Association of Music Merchants annual music education advocacy Fly-In held in Washington, DC....
  • Five Survival Tips For an OC Country Band
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:39:36 GMT
    It might sound hard to believe, but Orange County has always had a stronghold in the world of country music. Even in the land of punk rock, ska, and reggae, several of our local bars are hosting Country Nights and clubs are teaching people how to line dance....
  • Melissa Chelius #1 in Sales for OC Signature Properties for 2014
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:51:00 GMT
    OC Signature Properties recently had its awards luncheon at Mascarpone's Restaurant in Orange to award its top producers with the recognition they deserve. OC Signature Properties has the highest percentage of active, producing agents in Orange, with 70% of the agents working full time selling real estate....
  • Second live rabid bat found near schools in O.C.
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:51:00 GMT
    A live bat with rabies has been found in a Huntington Beach commercial center near a high school campus and a city park, marking the second time in weeks that a rabid bat has been found in Orange County. Orange County Health Care Agency officials said the bat was discovered Sunday in the parking lot of a Big Lots outlet near the intersection of Warner Avenue and Goldenwest Street....
  • Chatterbox: NJROTC takes first place
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:16:52 GMT
    From left are North Cobb Post 304 Co-Chair David Burdette, district contest winner Patrick Wu and 5th District Commander Eddie Asberry....
  • Are today's students working too hard?
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:17:50 GMT
    Today's high school seniors party less and study more than their parents did. Most moms and dads might not think that's a problem, but their kids do....
  • Meet the Mickles: Brothers take Troy's basketball program by storm
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    My boys, they're really good kids. Raising three boys sounds so difficult, but they're so close in age, it was like raising triplets....
  • NW teens travel for the Musical Theatre Competition
    published on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:17:33 GMT
    Early last fall, eight local teenagers committed to traveling to Southern California for the Musical Theatre Competition of America with the Curtain Playhouse, a local Northwest Denver educational theater organization. The teens, Ava Francis, Cole Franklin, Danny Larson, Simone LeBaron, Maya Stone, Ellen Templeton, Megan Templeton, and Charlotte Williamson, along with Curtain's director Tammy Franklin, learned music and choreography, rehearsed, planned, raised money, and prepared for what they h...
  • New UC Riverside baseball coach Troy Percival has the big league pedigree recruits respect
    published on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:57:11 GMT
    The new UC Riverside baseball coach also has to compete in the living room - and in the same conference - with a school that hasn't missed the NCAA baseball tournament since 1992. UCLA, USC, Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine, respectively, are just the baseball powers in a 70-mile radius of UC Riverside, where Percival accepted his first collegiate head coaching position in July....
  • CSU promotes higher education with Super Sunday
    published on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:28:39 GMT
    The Rev. Mark E. Whitlock Jr., with Christ Our Redeemer AME Church in Irvine, and CSUF President Mildred García during last year's event....