March 24, 1987
Loara High School is the top-ranked team in the season's first Orange County Sportswriters' Assn. baseball poll. The Saxons (6-0) open Empire League play Wednesday against fourth-ranked Esperanza (6-1) on the Aztecs' field. The poll: Pos. School (League) Record 1. Loara (Empire) 6-0 2. Servite (Angelus) 5-1 3. Capistrano Valley (South Coast) 7-1 4. Esperanza (Empire) 6-1 5. Westminster (Sunset) 6-0-1) 6. El Dorado (Empire) 8-1 7. Mission Viejo (South Coast) 6-1 8. El Toro (South Coast) 6-1 9.
June 5, 1989 |
Orange County is a state of mind. Over its 100-year history, dreams, big plans and fantasy have played a vital role in turning this seaside desert by stages into bean fields, citrus groves, thriving communities, theme parks, marinas, airports, shopping malls, and booming centers of technology. New arrivals continue to drive median home values to levels that are among the highest in the nation. In each of the last three decades, 500,000 new shoppers have made the pilgrimage to this swap meet of the American dream.
February 18, 1986
Mater Dei High School, which completed its second straight undefeated regular season by defeating Servite Saturday, is the top team in the final Orange County Sportswriters Assn. poll. The Monarchs earned the top seed in the Southern Section 5-A playoffs and will begin defense of their championship Thursday night against St. Francis at Chapman College. Capistrano Valley, which earned the top seed in the 4-A division and will play Redondo Friday night, is No.
September 30, 1988 |
The Orange County Performing Arts Center, which celebrated its second anniversary Thursday, has made extraordinary inroads in attracting a regional audience that characterizes itself as largely lukewarm to performing arts and culture events, The Times Orange County Poll has found.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 1997
The recent Times Orange County Poll on education produced some encouraging findings about the local public schools. In Orange County, 54% of respondents grade their community's public schools at an A or B--about 11 percentage points higher than do Americans nationwide. Parents who actually have children in the schools give an even better response: Some 67% rank their schools in those categories.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1992
Orange County is one of those bellwether American places on the map--like Cook County in the Chicago area--that regularly tell us something about our national politics. This year, the traditional Republican stronghold in Southern California has gained a different kind of attention from the national press corps: Somehow in this perilous economy, it is not so entirely predictable anymore.