October 22, 2010 |
Jim Staunton, the powerful commissioner of the CIF Southern Section, announced Thursday that he would retire effective July 29, 2011, opening the way for a likely spirited competition to replace him. Staunton made the announcement at a meeting of league representatives at the Southern Section Council meeting, though he informed the Executive Committee of his intentions last May. In a news release, Staunton, who leads an organization that...
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September 12, 2008 |
Richard Monette, 64, the longest-serving artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada, died Tuesday of a blood clot in the lung at a hospital in London, Ontario, the festival confirmed. Monette was artistic director at Stratford, the largest repertory theater in North America, from 1994 to 2007. During his tenure, he improved the theater's economic stability and shepherded it to record levels of attendance. The son of a French-Canadian father and an Italian mother, Monette was born in Montreal in 1944.
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May 26, 2004 |
Officials passed out fliers near Concordia University warning that a mountain lion had been seen in the area. Police said the cougar, estimated to be 60 pounds, was seen early Monday near Dorm Road on the campus. "The animal was not acting aggressively ... and is not considered a public danger," Irvine Police Lt. Jeff Love said.
May 15, 2004 |
Drawing on the controversy that has haunted his reelection campaign in recent weeks, President Bush on Friday pointed to the U.S. soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi inmates as a life lesson for new college graduates. "In Iraq, the cruelty of a few has brought discredit to their uniform and embarrassment to our country," Bush told the 491 graduates and their families at Concordia University, on the shore of Lake Michigan in suburban Milwaukee.
March 31, 2004 |
Outwardly, at least, this looked to be just another Tuesday afternoon at Concordia University. A gentle breeze rolled across the campus, which is nestled in the rolling hills adjacent to the affluent Turtle Rock section of Irvine. A few students strolled to or from classes at a leisurely pace. Others gathered to watch the women's softball team play a doubleheader against Point Loma.
April 3, 2003 |
The airplane may have landed at Orange County's John Wayne Airport early Wednesday afternoon but the Concordia basketball team remained above the clouds. That is what winning the first National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics championship will do. The Eagles became the first Southern California team to win the nation's oldest tournament with their 88-84 overtime victory over Mountain State (W.Va.) Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo.