March 10, 1990
Rainer Wulf of Trabuco Hills High School will coach the South team and Tim O'Brien of Estancia will coach the North team in the 25th Orange County All-Star basketball game April 25 at Cal State Fullerton. Wulf, 30, led Trabuco Hills to a 55-27 record in three seasons and their second consecutive Pacific Coast League title this season.
May 5, 1992 |
Tim O'Brien, Estancia High School's basketball coach for the past five seasons, has been named coach of the Orange Coast College men's team, OCC Athletic Director Barry Wallace said Monday. O'Brien, 37, has been one of Orange County's most successful high school coaches. At Estancia, his teams had a record of 111-42, winning a state title in 1991 and a Southern Section title in 1990. He also coached at Tustin and Santiago high schools and in Arizona, compiling a record of 207-75.
October 18, 2011 |
Late in Karl Marlantes' memoir-philosophical treatise "What It Is Like to Go to War," a follow-up to his acclaimed Vietnam novel "Matterhorn," the author makes a plea for how America should treat its returning veterans from current and future wars. "There should be parades, but they should be solemn processionals, rifles upside down, symbol of the sword sheathed once again," he writes. "They should be conducted with all the dignity of a military funeral, mourning for those lost on both sides, giving thanks for those returned.
July 29, 2002
As MBA students, we are taught that, when evaluating financial statements, the devil is usually found in the details ("Simon's Disclosure Raises New Doubts," July 24). Had the media and public been given only two hours to look over Enron's books, Kenneth Lay would probably still be riding in a limousine to the office. Bill Simon should give Californians a reasonable opportunity to decide whether he has the acumen and ethics to lead our state. He should make his tax records completely available and then allow us to give fair judgment.
April 19, 2013 |
Having a conversation with Rob Roberge is like participating in a discourse about, well, everything: Tim O'Brien's “The Things They Carried,” the art of celestial writing and the invention of the Big Dipper, why the Modern Lovers' “Roadrunner” is the best two-chord song in the world. It's one of the reasons I've always liked him; we've known each other for 15 years or so, have taught and published together, and I enjoy listening to him talk. He's sharp and funny, often lacerating and deeply self-reflective, qualities that also describe his third novel, “The Cost of Living” (Other Voices: 294 pp. $16 paper)
May 21, 1990 |
For the past three years, Tim O'Brien, basketball coach at Estancia High School, has made his presence felt at Christ College Irvine, a small campus with an enrollment of 500. He purchased a season pass for the past two seasons, and estimates that he attended more home games than some of the school's administrators. After Christ College Coach Dave Wild resigned, school officials called O'Brien to tell him about the opening.