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Most people remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January for his birthday. We certainly do at Fairview Community Church. We always hold a special service in honor of his legacy. But remembering his birth and remembering his death are two...
So many readers have shared with me the one question they'd ask God. Thank you! Here's another selection, along with my comments. For the authoritative answers, you're going to just have to wait for The Boss to get around to you. Q. When I was 5 years...
Someday, the citizens of Costa Mesa will sit up and demand that we build a large library in town. This may be a brand new building, or it may be a redesigned building, or it may be accomplished by adding on to a present library. But it will happen. When...
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Many of us had hoped that the Supreme Court would have decided to declare Proposition 8 unconstitutional Friday and resume marrying couples who deserve the right to be wed. Unfortunately, the stay has not been lifted. This news is disheartening, though...
On Aug. 4, the nation rejoiced at news that engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory had landed Curiosity, its scientific vehicle, on Mars. But we awoke the next morning to learn that a racist bigot had murdered six Sikh worshippers within their own...
Harbor Mesa Lions at a recent meeting presented local charitable organizations with funds to help their causes. The club has held fundraising events such as a casino night, a garage sale, bingo night, candy sales and a fashion show to raise more than $17,...
Friends of a Chapman University law professor who died after falling from a parking structure last week remembered her as a legal ally to supporters of same-sex marriage. Mary "Katherine" Baird Darmer was one of the founding members and served as the...
The Newport-Mesa All-Net fifth-grade boys' basketball team competed in last weekend's Swoosh Martin Luther King Classic in Downey and won the 11U division. The Tar Heels defeated IE Scorpions, SCV Playmakers and Camarillo Swoosh to win the tournament...
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People often forget that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tenn., while he was standing in solidarity with sanitation workers as they sought justice in their workplace. I could think of no better way to honor his legacy than by...
Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
My 5-year-old daughter started singing "We Shall Overcome" at the dinner table the other night. I asked her where she learned the song. At school, she said, explaining that they are teaching her about Martin Luther King Jr. It's his birthday, she...
Supporters of same-sex marriage called Tuesday's federal court ruling negating Proposition 8 a step in the right direction while opponents argued that the will of California voters should stand. "It is incredible, marvelous," Newport Beach Dr. Jorge...
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