(Second in a series of articles previewing high school football teams from Irvine).
Woodbridge’s football team will have a new-look to its offense this year.
Running back Connor McBride, who holds the school’s career rushing record with 4,966 yards and 45 touchdowns in his four-year career, has moved on to Saddleback College, so Coach Rick Gibson is figuring out a way to fill the void left by the departure of the all-CIF, all-county and all-city MVP.
Woodbridge opens play Thursday, Aug. 24, facing Cypress at 7 p.m. at Western High.
Woodbridge was 5-7 overall and 2-3 in the PCL last season, advancing to
When 1-2-3-4-5, Powerball 6 are the winning numbers in the third-largest lottery jackpot in American history, I will begin executing my plan.
As a projected Powerball winner of the Wednesday, Aug. 23, drawing I expect $400-million-plus, after taxes, to soon be in my checkbook.
It’s easy to complain about what you don’t have, it’s actually far more challenging to have more than you ever could imagine. And a major hurdle is that rich people become very popular.
I can envision requests for a slice of the freshly minted wealth from everyone from mere acquaintances to distant members of the family tree to
Long Beach lifeguards on Monday were trying to usher a juvenile gray whale back out to sea after it somehow found its way into Alamitos Bay overnight, according to authorities.
An onlooker posted video of a crowd watching the whale surface while it swam parallel to Bay Shore Avenue near Horny Corner. Community organizer Justin Rudd also shot video of the whale swimming in the ocean Sunday near Rosie’s Dog Beach.
The whale, which is about 18 to 20 feet long, has been working its way up the West Coast after it was somehow separated from its mother, Long Beach Marine Safety Chief
A head-on crash between an SUV and a motorcycle on the Ortega Highway west of Lake Elsinore turned fatal Sunday morning.
The crash was reported just before 10 a.m. near Tenaja Truck Trail — about 10 minutes west of the Ortega Oaks Candy Store and Goods, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log. The log didn’t clearly say who died.
The motorcycle was traveling east and the SUV was driving west on the Ortega Highway — officially Highway 74 — when the crash occurred, the log said.
All lanes were initially closed between Ortega Falls and the Candy Store. By 11:40
Not since the devastating fire of 1993 has this seaside community seen a show of police on the magnitude expected for Sunday night’s “America First! Electric Vigil for the Victims of Illegals and Refugees” planned at Main Beach.
On Saturday night, Aug. 19 barricades went up along both sides of Coast Highway at about a half-mile stretch of road at Main Beach.
On Sunday, Aug. 20 media trucks from across Southern California were doing their set-ups as some residents walked their dogs and sipped coffee along the town’s famed boardwalk. There was a sense of nervous tension among some residents and tourists.
“This is the
A unity rally got underway near Main Beach in Laguna Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 19, a day before a planned “America First! Electric Vigil for the Victims of Illegals and Refugees” event is to be held in the same area.
The “From Charlottesville to Laguna Beach: We Stand Together” rally drew a crowd of about 350, according to a police estimate.
The gathering was hosted by Indivisible OC 48, Indivisible OC-CA 46, the Laguna Beach Democratic Club, Together We Will Orange County, Women for American Values and Ethics and Orange County Justice Collaborative.
“It’s a rally to support peace, love and equality,”
Judge Thomas Goethals’ ruling Friday, Aug. 18, that mass murderer Scott Dekraai cannot face the death penalty surprised and angered some who expected he would be sentenced to die. Others, however, were relieved that Dekraai soon should be sentenced nearly six years after he killed eight people in and around a Seal Beach salon in 2011.
He later pleaded guilty to their murders .
Dekraai has been awaiting his sentencing during hearings that examined the Orange County justice system.
While most of Orange County will have a good view, solar eclipse watchers might want to avoid the beaches.
The National Weather Service is forecasting overcast skies for the coast on Monday morning, when the total eclipse will hit the continental United States for the first time in 38 years.
But simply moving a couple of miles inland will give you a clear sky.
“We are not expecting significant cloud (coverage) except in the coastal areas,” said James Brotherton, a San Diego-based meteorologist for the National Weather Service.
Some beaches may have only a partial overcast, so from there you may be able wiggle