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John Alexander

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  • Briefs: 'Eaters land Woods

    Collin Woods, the Arizona 5A-II Division Player of the Year last season who is ranked No. 48 among high school point guards by ESPN.Com, picked UC Irvine in the November signing period for men's basketball. The 6-foot-2 Woods averaged 17.5 points, 3.9...
  • Costco Rolls Out Full-Service Mortgage Lending Program

    Costco Rolls Out Full-Service Mortgage Lending Program
    NEW YORK -- Not only can Costco shoppers find bulk-packs of chicken wings, 24-rolls of toilet paper and large-screen TVs at a discount, they can now land themselves a mortgage. After a year of testing, Costco (COST, Fortune 500) is rolling out a full-...
  • Now on sale at Costco: Mortgages

    Now on sale at Costco: Mortgages
    Not only can Costco shoppers find bulk-packs of chicken wings, 24-rolls of toilet paper and large-screen TVs at a discount, they can now land themselves a mortgage. After a year of testing, Costco is rolling out a full-service mortgage lending program on...
  • Classically Trained: OCC choral program gets matching donation

    The good news from Orange Coast College's music department just keeps coming. First, it was word about the school's Chamber Singers performing in Carnegie Hall earlier this month. Now, a donor has come forward to match contributions to the Costa Mesa...
  • Classically Trained: His calling is the Chorale

    Classically Trained: His calling is the Chorale
    COSTA MESA — The conductor sits comfortably in a backstage room within a concert hall, which, he says, glorifies the qualities of the human voice. John Alexander is retrospective. His decades leading the Pacific Chorale have added up, and yet the...
  • Greer's OC: Serving up good food for four decades

    Craving a fresh and delicious sandwich that's made surfers and locals happy for 40 years? Make your way over to Jan's Health Bar in Huntington Beach. Founded by Jan Gaffney, one of the original surfer girls from the 1960s and a health food enthusiast...
  • Classically Trained: A patriotic tribute to John Williams and the Eagles

    When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries. As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
  • The Crowd: Pacific Chorale director celebrates 40 years

    Not many people in today's world are fortunate enough to devote a lifetime to a career, a singular purpose and a passion. Even fewer people have the talent, the stamina and the vision to sustain that career and that passion for years, let alone decades....
  • Former Newport mayor remembered for her charitable nature

    NEWPORT BEACH — Former Newport Beach Mayor Doreen Demond Marshall died of natural causes at her home Nov. 9. The longtime Lido Isle resident, who served on the City Council for nearly a decade, was also known for her charitable contributions. She...
  • Classically Trained: Do you hear what I hear?

    It's the season to be musical in the form of singing, dancing, violin bowing and brass instrument buzzing. Newport-Mesa is the hub of the county's musical activity, so it's no surprise that many holiday-themed events are happening right here. The John...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Scan-a-Thon at Great Park Orange County Great Park artist-in-residence Deborah Aschheim invites people to bring personal and family photos from the 1960s and '70s so she can scan them for a project she's working on. The Scan-a-Thon is from 10...
  • USS Lincoln says final goodbye to Everett

    USS Lincoln says final goodbye to Everett
    The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier pulled out of its home port of Everett Monday morning—likely the last time the Washington city will see it’s longtime resident carrier. The Lincoln and its approximately 3,000 crew members are...