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  • Dolf Ballin

    Dolf Ballin
    Dolf Ballin, 87, a resident of Corona del Mar since 1973, passed away peacefully in his sleep and ascended to heaven early on March 2nd  2013 in his desert home. Dolf was born on September 14, 1925 in Indonesia, he met Annemaria in Germany in 1961 and they lived in India and Africa before moving to the US in 1972. In East Africa Dolf built the first US tire manufacturing plant and was the Chairman of Firestone East Africa. During this time, Dolf and Annemaria hosted many dignitaries and world leaders. After moving to the States Dolf joined AMF and later was President of the aerospace company Vard Newport in Santa Ana Ca. Dolf’s life and international business career spanned 5 decades and over 4 continents. He spent the last 25 years with Fletcher Jones Motor Cars in Newport Beach, where he remained their Senior Ambassador.
  • It's A Gray Area: We should be skeptical of our government

    People in our country mostly seem to possess an innate faith in government. Probably that has evolved because, while our governments generally are unnecessarily expensive, wasteful and intrusive, they have not been overtly corrupt like so many others...

    Cradle to Career boosts education in Kenya

    Cradle to Career boosts education in Kenya
    Jene Meece got involved with Kenya on a whim. In 2006, the Newport Beach resident read a news story about Father Henry Simaro, head of the African Child Foundation, visiting the United States to raise money for Fanaka Primary School, in the Kenyan...

    Toshiba Classic dates announced

    The Toshiba Classic, which will have its 20th anniversary in 2014, has announced dates for the Champions Tour event. The tournament will take place March 10-16 at Newport Beach Country Club. Organizers are hoping for another successful year with...

    Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing

    Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Three down, two to go for Courtney Conlogue. The 20-year-old Sage Hill School alumna took the next step forward in her title quest Saturday at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing by winning her Women's quarterfinal heat. Conlogue...