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  • Fullerton boy finds sanctuary to keep pig from auction
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:13:20 GMT
    Bruno Barba, 16, raised a pig as part of the Future Farmers of America program at Fullerton High School, but chose not to send it to the OC Fair livestock auction. Bruno Barba, 16, with Lola, the pig he raised through the Future Farmers of America program at Fullerton Union High....
  • Innovation and student life leaders bring new energy to St. Mary's Academy
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:27:00 GMT
    New talent and roles are adding to the vibrant growth of St. Mary's Academy this summer. The all-girls' Catholic, college-preparatory high school, located in downtown Portland, welcomes former St. Mary's English teacher Nicole Foran as assistant principal of student life and Shawn Daley into the newly created director of innovation role....
  • High School Roundup: Laguna to hold alumni boys' basketball tournament
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:09:56 GMT
    Dugger Gymnasium will welcome back some familiar faces Saturday when the Laguna Beach High boys' basketball program hosts its seventh Alumni Tournament. "We're trying a new format this year," Fleming said....
  • Inside job: New Sunny Hills High hoops coach Joe Ok, an alum and...
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The 2015-16 boys basketball season will mark Joe Ok's 19th at Sunny Hills High. An alum and longtime assistant coach, Ok was named the school's new varsity coach in May, the successor to former coach John Wooldridge....
  • 12-year-old baseball phenom in a league of his own
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:03:10 GMT
    It's summer, which means for most 12-year olds, time is spent hanging around the pool or at the movies with friends. However, for Vincent Tinajero, it means hours spent training and practicing for the three biggest baseball tournaments of the summer....
  • Social Distortion Commemorates Breakthrough Album at Marquee in Tempe
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:38:19 GMT
    In 1990, Mike Ness had the foresight to realize that as much as he loved playing punk rock music, if he was to sustain a durable career with his brash, young Fullerton, California, group, he needed to put all his influences to work and add depth to his burgeoning band's repertoire. While at that time country music was frowned upon by many punk and alt critics as being old school and uncool, Ness took a chance and infused the styles of Hank Williams and Johnny Cash with punk rock, thus giving hea...
  • New Dual Language Program Offered to Preschool Children at Arborland
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:34:58 GMT
    As parents and educators, we constantly strive to prepare our children for life beyond the classroom. To prepare our children for global success, Arborland Montessori Children's Academy is excited to announce the grand opening of a Dual Language program in Mandarin and English and another new Dual Language program in Spanish and English....
  • Social Distortion Commemorate Breakthrough Album at Marquee in Tempe
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:34:47 GMT
    In 1990, Mike Ness had the foresight to realize that as much as he loved playing punk rock music, if he was to sustain a durable career with his brash young Fullerton, California, group, he needed to put all of his influences to work, and add some depth to his burgeoning band's repertoire. While at that time country music was frowned upon by many punk and alt critics as being old school and uncool, Ness took a chance and infused the styles of Hank Williams and Johnny Cash with punk rock, thus gi...
  • So Long, Steamers: Fullerton's Famous Jazz Club Closes Its Doors After 21 Years
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:04:14 GMT
    Just after midnight on July 31, the heat of a packed house in OC's best jazz club will have left the room for good. The chairs will be stacked atop the tables, the soundboard turned off, iron patio furniture locked up, and the stage lights lowered one final time....
  • Bravo! A first-team pitcher, a junior with all the right answer or...
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    First team: Zack Huarte of Villa Park, a freshman pitcher for Denison University in Granville, Ohio, earned first-team honors on the All-North Coast Athletic Conference squad. Huarte, who graduated from Servite, finished the season at 5-2 with a 2.77 ERA and eight complete games in nine appearances....
  • UC Irvine men's basketball schedule unveiled
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:51:08 GMT
    UC Irvine , coming off the program's first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance, has potentially 14 games against 2015 postseason teams on the Anteaters' 2015-16 schedule. Seven of those teams competed in the NCAA tourney last season....
  • Where Internet of Things Initiatives Are Driving Revenue Now
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:00:00 GMT
    I'm serving as Vice President, Marketing at iBASEt. Previous positions include product marketing at Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research , marketing and business development at Cincom Systems, Ingram Micro, a SaaS start-up and at hardware companies....
  • Fullerton water users answering the call to cut back
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:57:51 GMT
    Some of Fullerton's major water users seem to be doing a fine job in cutting back in response to the severe drought. Top savers were Craig Park, which cut back 61 percent from June 1 through July 7, compared to the same period in 2013, Public Works Director Don Hoppe said....
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Jennifer Gray Olson
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:57:16 GMT
    Jennifer Gray Olson is the Author/Illustrator of NINJA BUNNY. She is a graduate of California State University Fullerton, where she earned her BA degree in art education....
  • Retired Beverly Hills Chief Dave Snowden Joins Englander Knabe & Allen
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:56:08 GMT
    Retired Beverly Hills, Costa Mesa, and Baldwin Park Chief of Police Dave Snowden has joined Englander Knabe & Allen as a senior advisor and will head up the firm's new Law Enforcement Executive Search and Training Practice. Snowden will also work in the firm's existing law enforcement practice group as well as work on crisis management, media training, and consulting on pension issues....
  • SF State rallies around greener campuses during state-wide conference
    published on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 22:32:07 GMT
    SF State gardener, Hugh Ennis, gives a landscape tour to a group of 15 attendees at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference Wednesday July 22, 2015. Sustainability program manager at Fullerton University, Megan L. Moscol, takes a bit of a fruit she picked from a tree near University Park North at SF State during the landscape tour Wednesday July 22, 2015....
  • Young people find plenty of career opportunities in the health field
    published on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 05:06:00 GMT
    Career experts say that for those deciding on a field of study for their future careers, the health care industry is a good option. Professionals agree that health care, including veterinary care, has perhaps the most extensive variety in career choices of any field....
  • Weekend freebies and other Orange County restaurant news
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 22:41:00 GMT
    Sergio's Empanadas, the rebranded venture from a former La Copa Empanadas owner, will open a Laguna Beach location within the next month. "Craft casual" hot dog stand Dog Haus is opening its second Orange County restaurant Saturday in Fullerton....
  • 5 Environmental Stories You Don't Want To Miss
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:53:59 GMT
    ALIENS?: NASA's Kepler mission discovered the most earth-like planet to date , a 6 billion-year-old planet called Kepler 452b. Located 1,400 light years away, the planet- which NASA is calling Earth's "bigger, older cousin" -has a 385-day orbit around a star that resembles our sun and is roughly 60 percent larger than Earth....
  • Supervisors vote to remove Miss. flag
    published on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:37:31 GMT
    Hannah Jones, in the hospital with appendicitis, yelled for joy Wednesday when she heard the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to remove Mississippi's state flag and its Confederate symbol from the civic center. "That's awesome, a blessing to hear," the Cal State Fullerton student squealed....