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NEWS
November 13, 2003
Deepa Bharath Days after he completed 10 years as chancellor of the Coast Community College District, William Vega announced that he will retire in June. Vega took over as the district's fifth chancellor on Nov. 1, 1993. He did not specify reasons for his retirement, but simply said in an issued statement that it was time "to reassess my own future goals and consider the possibility of new professional challenges." Vega was not available for comment, but he said in the statement that he was proud to have seen changes to the "organization's culture" during his years as chancellor of the district, which comprises Golden West College, Orange Coast College and Coastline Community College.
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NEWS
May 29, 2003
Maosi to play in All-Star game Marina High infielder Tonya Maosi has been selected to play in the 2003 North vs. South Orange County All-Star Softball game on June 9, Soroptimist International of Brea/La Habra has announced. Maosi, a senior, was one of 15 players named to the South squad and is the only player out of the Sunset League to play in the game. The North vs. South All-Star game will be played at Brea Olinda High, at 789 Wildcat Way in Brea.
NEWS
By: | August 20, 2005
Orange Coast College appoints new V.P. Orange Coast College has appointed Melinda A. Nish, dean of the school's business and computing division for the last three years, as its new vice president of instruction. Nish, a Newport Beach resident, replaced former vice president Robert Dees, who succeeded Gene Farrell as president of the college last April. In her new office, she will be responsible for overseeing the school's entire instructional program.
NEWS
December 2, 1999
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA Bring an unwrapped toy and have breakfast with Santa and the Marines at Planet Kids from 8 to 10 a.m. Dec. 11. The indoor playground for kids is accepting the gifts as a ticket for a free breakfast and playtime for children. The Marines will be collecting the gifts and Santa will be on hand during breakfast. Planet Kids also has a video game and computer room, a theater, and snack bar. Call Theresa Collins at (714) 378-8733 for more information.
NEWS
March 10, 2000
Jennifer Ludwicki, a former All-CIF basketball player at Fountain Valley High now playing for the University of New Orleans, was named Thursday as the Sun Belt Conference's Newcomer of the Year. Ludwicki was given the honors by the conference's head coaches. Her nomination marks the first time in 13 seasons of Sun Belt Conference affiliation that UNO women's basketball has received on of the league's special awards, which this year consisted of player, coach, newcomer, freshman, and defensive player of the year.
LOCAL
January 18, 2010
ANAMOUS Scott Quinlan is totally blind, but that does not stop this man from doing things.  Scott is a college student at both GWC and OCC, plays golf, is an active member of the Huntington Beach Host Lions and recently marched as a member of the blind drill team in the Rose Parade.  Scott does not believe that the loss of his sight due to diabeties stops him from doing anything except driving and he says he does not miss that.  Once a month Scott, his wife Diane along with other member of the HBH Lions cook and serve dinner to residents at the Orange County Ronald McDonald House.
FEATURES
June 11, 2009
Thomas Barbish When Thomas Barbish started high school, he enjoyed skateboarding much more than studying. Ironically, though, it was his love of skateboarding that ended up making him a better student. When a friend recommended that he join the school’s industrial technology program, he gladly signed up — mostly because he wanted to build rails on which to perform skateboarding tricks. Once in the shop class, Thomas, 18, got hooked. By the end of his senior year, he still preferred welding to his other subjects, but he had pushed himself enough academically to have a new goal: to be the first member of his immediate family to graduate from college.
SPORTS
November 6, 2008
The Golden West College football team picked up its fourth victory in American Mountain Conference play Saturday by defeating Mt. San Jactino, 30-0, at Orange Coast College. By recording their first shutout of the season, the Rustlers improved to 4-1 in conference and 5-3 overall. Golden West led by just seven points at the half against Mt. San Jactino (1-4, 1-7) but scored 16 points in the third quarter to pull away. Marc Thomas and Anthony Carlisle each rushed for a touchdown, Michael VanDeripe threw touchdown passes to Mike Manuel and Brandon Grissom and Eric Torres had a 27-yard field goal.
SPORTS
November 2, 2006
Edison (6-2; 2-1) 35...Diamond Ranch...6 27...San Clemente...14 57...L.A. Jordan...3 28...Servite...13 14...Mater Dei...21 Sunset League 37...Marina...2 0...Esperanza...38 37...Newport Harbor...6   Friday: vs. Fountain Valley   (at Orange Coast College) Huntington Beach (5-3; 1-2) 42...Long Beach Millikan...34 42...Los Amigos...15 41...Costa Mesa...7 27...Long Beach Jordan.
NEWS
By: | August 6, 2005
Former UC Irvine starting goalkeeper Marissa Welliver leads a group of seven newcomers who will join 13 returners on the Vanguard University women's soccer team when play begins this fall. Welliver, a junior, earned Big West Conference Player of the Week honors for the Anteaters last season. Joining Welliver at goalkeeper will be Lauren Danjoi, who helped St. Margaret's to an Academy League championship and a CIF semifinal berth. Allyson Basehart transfers to Vanguard, coached by Kerry Crooks, from Santiago Canyon College, where she played two seasons.
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