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April 12, 1993 | Compiled for The Times by Sylvia Miller, Erik Hamilton and Jeffrey Hansen
When kids see their parents divorce, sometimes again and again, what kind of influence is to be expected? Certainly not cute little kids with good values. Family values are eventually going to have to undergo major reconstruction in our society and in our country if this problem is really going to be solved.
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April 23, 2009 | Seema Mehta
A Kansas-based church known for celebrating at the funerals of American soldiers killed in war plans to protest the staging of the musical "Rent" at an Orange County high school Friday. The Westboro Baptist Church intends to picket at Corona del Mar High as classes let out and as audience members arrive for the play. Counter-protesters also plan to attend.
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January 18, 1996 | TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Students arriving at Corona del Mar High School on Wednesday, just a week before finals, were stunned to discover that a power failure had blown the school's transformer and shut down the campus, possibly until next week. The power failure at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday affected the school and more than 2,600 residents, a spokeswoman for Southern California Edison Co. said. But just as power was being restored at midnight, a power surge destroyed the school's transformer.
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March 19, 2009 | Susannah Rosenblatt
More than a month after controversy erupted over Corona del Mar High School's reported cancellation -- then rescheduling -- of a production of "Rent," the American Civil Liberties Union sued school officials Wednesday for fostering a "sexist" and "homophobic" atmosphere.
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April 12, 1993 | Compiled for The Times by Sylvia Miller, Erik Hamilton and Jeffrey Hansen
I come from a culture where sex is socially accepted, even among teen-agers. I think that over here, kids are forbidden to have sex, almost even to talk about it, which makes it even more exciting. We have a saying in Sweden: "Forbidden fruit tastes the best." I think a lot of American kids have sex for all the wrong reasons--either to upset their parents or impress their peers, but not because of love.
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March 19, 2009 | Susannah Rosenblatt
More than a month after controversy erupted over Corona del Mar High School's reported cancellation -- then rescheduling -- of a production of "Rent," the American Civil Liberties Union sued school officials Wednesday for fostering a "sexist" and "homophobic" atmosphere.
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February 26, 2009 | Susannah Rosenblatt
At Corona del Mar High School, the show will go on. After a flap that raised the ire of the gay community and ruffled feathers across the Newport Beach campus, drama students will be allowed to stage a production of "Rent," a musical about struggling artists in New York City. "I never had a problem with the play selected" by drama teacher Ron Martin, Corona del Mar Principal Fal Asrani said in a statement released Wednesday by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
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October 7, 1997 | HOPE HAMASHIGE
The owners of six luxury homes will open their doors for tours Oct. 21 to raise money for the Corona del Mar PTA. Last year, the PTA's annual event raised $60,000, which helped buy instructional materials, including computers and software, books and equipment, for Corona del Mar High School. Tickets, $40, are available at Corona del Mar High School, Newport Hills Drugs, Sherman Library and Gardens, Balboa Porch and Butera Collection. Information: (714) 862-0614.
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November 27, 2000 | Young Chang, (949) 574-4268
Corona del Mar High School will hold a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dance Room, 2101 Eastbluff Drive. Information: (949) 515-6053.
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March 30, 1996 | HOPE HAMASHIGE
A Corona del Mar High School parents group will announce on Monday the establishment of a foundation to raise money for improvements to the campus, including a 500-seat theater and a technology center. The Corona del Mar High School Foundation was the brainchild of parents who felt that the school had deteriorated in recent years as programs have been canceled and repairs put on hold because of budget restraints.
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February 26, 2009 | Susannah Rosenblatt
At Corona del Mar High School, the show will go on. After a flap that raised the ire of the gay community and ruffled feathers across the Newport Beach campus, drama students will be allowed to stage a production of "Rent," a musical about struggling artists in New York City. "I never had a problem with the play selected" by drama teacher Ron Martin, Corona del Mar Principal Fal Asrani said in a statement released Wednesday by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
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November 23, 2006 | Christopher Goffard, Times Staff Writer
Thirty years ago, a pack of teenage friends could see the end coming. They were football jocks, mostly, guys who had bonded as freshmen and sophomores on the gridiron at Corona del Mar High School. When high school ended and they scattered to the winds, they wondered, what would become of those friendships forged in Sea Kings jerseys, in the shared grit and pain of twice-a-day practices? So they made a pact, 17 of them.
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January 28, 2005 | Dave McKibben, Times Staff Writer
A Newport Beach father defamed his son's high school baseball coach, an Orange County civil jury concluded Thursday, awarding the coach $700,000 in damages. The Superior Court verdicts, reached after less than six hours of deliberations, could help protect youth coaches from so-called "disappointment" lawsuits by parents who claim that coaches fail to help young athletes reach their potential.
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January 25, 2005 | Dave McKibben, Times Staff Writer
The high school baseball career of J.D. Martinez has been dissected on TV and radio and in newspapers across the country. Twice his father sued his coach at Corona del Mar High, saying John Emme had derailed his son's college and pro prospects by making him pitch too much. Both cases were dismissed. Monday, it was Emme's turn, as the coach continued to testify in his $1-million defamation and slander suit against Marc Martinez, J.D.'s father.
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May 20, 2004 | Joel Rubin, Times Staff Writer
A second Corona del Mar High School student was taken into custody Wednesday on suspicion of hacking into a school computer to change grades, Newport Beach police said. Detectives escorted a senior, whom police would not identify because of his age, from the campus and, after questioning, released him to his parents, Sgt. Steve Shulman said. Students paid several hundred dollars for the grade changes, Shulman said.
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May 11, 2004 | Joel Rubin, Times Staff Writer
A Newport Beach high school student was taken into custody Monday and accused of a felony for allegedly hacking into a school computer system and altering grades, police said. Detectives led the 17-year-old, whom police would not identify because of his age, from Corona del Mar High School on Monday morning. He was released to his parents after several hours of questioning, according to Sgt. Steve Shulman. Police also searched the student's home, removing computers and paperwork, Shulman said.
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May 29, 2003 | Lauren Peterson, Times Staff Writer
Before, there was always someone else, either on the court with him or in the limelight instead of him. Now, it's Garrett Snyder's turn, and this week, he takes center stage for the Corona del Mar boys' tennis team. "I look at it as an opportunity," Snyder said. "I'm just going out there and trying my best. I really want to win and have fun doing it." Playing at No.
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May 5, 2003 | Dave McKibben, Times Staff Writer
John Emme, the baseball coach at Corona del Mar High in Newport Beach, has been sued twice in two years by Marc Martinez, a physician whose son pitched on the school team. Martinez alleged in his first suit that Emme harmed his son J.D.'s future as a college pitcher by making him pitch too many innings, damaging his arm.
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