There were off-season weeks on my high school football team--I secured a permanent spot at left out--when we could not practice in pads or make any "football" moves on a field. So our coaches threw us in the pool to play water polo or onto a ball field for rugby, the latter ritual ending after I "kn ... More >>
I'd once contemplated rounding up all the recent hit-and-run or distracted-driver fatalities, but these keep taking all of my time: teachers getting arrested for diddling, touching or otherwise acting inappropriately around students or other children.Authorities just announced the second arrest i ... More >>
The Anaheim Union High School District went under fire last week for segregating kids based on color, though not in the way you may think. Two schools, John F. Kennedy in La Palma and Cypress in Anaheim, required students to carry around identification cards and matching planners in colors ... More >>
As you may have previously read, an empty bomb threat on the first day of school at San Clemente High School drew a response from the FBI, the Navy, the Marines, U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the Orange County Sheriff's Department, a regional counter-terrorism team, the Capistrano Unified S ... More >>
Photo by Matt Coker Karyl Ketchum and Mike Wiggins talk about the hell their 17-year-old daughter Hail endured at Corona del Mar High School last school year.Three varsity football players at Corona del Mar High School posted a video on the school's Facebook page in January in which they describe ... More >>
Both the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register have tripped over themselves this month in the attempt to give the swooning-est review of Mater Dei High's current varsity basketball squad and its head coach, Gary McKnight. The Times says McKnight "is used to ridiculous riches,"while Reg co ... More >>
'Genius? That wouldnt be for me to decide. Reaching thousands of people from a dark little garage in Costa Mesa, that certainly takes talent.'
Good food trumps ugly Americanism at Meejana