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  • Veterans speak to Corona del Mar students

    CORONA DEL MAR — In a sea of teenagers, veterans from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy stood out every few feet along long tables that filled up the Corona Del Mar High School gym. The veterans wore suits and ties or regular clothes, and a...
  • Sounding off: City employees are 'family'

    Costa Mesa has been my home since 1955. My family, my siblings have grown up here. We went to school here. I bought my first home here, married here and raised my kids here. I didn't realize it at the time, but when I got a job with the city in 1973, it...
  • Former Costa Mesa man sentenced in Florida

    A former Costa Mesa resident who repeatedly raped a young girl he bought in Vietnam will serve what could be the rest of his life behind bars. A federal court in Florida on Friday sentenced George Joseph England, 66, to 30 years in prison. England was...
  • Florida court finds convict guilty

    Just as Orange County prosecutors had hoped, a convicted pedophile from Costa Mesa who for years raped a Vietnamese girl he had bought overseas could spend the rest of his life behind bars. George Joseph England, 66, was convicted in a Florida federal...
  • Woman from striking Vietnam photo to speak

    Woman from striking Vietnam photo to speak
    A June 1972 news photo of a naked girl fleeing the scene of a napalm air strike in South Vietnam singed its way into the collective memory as one of the most haunting images from the Vietnam War. Through his lens, Associated Press photographer Huynh Cong...
  • Commentary: We must invest in engineering, defense

    America avoided one catastrophe this summer when Congress raised the debt ceiling and averted the first default in U.S. history. But another calamity is waiting in the wings. The failure of the budget "supercommittee" puts in motion a trillion dollars...
  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • Community Commentary: I lost my dad to war, but still have 'my vets'

    Community Commentary: I lost my dad to war, but still have 'my vets'
    Before the sun rises Friday, a group of volunteers will be preparing to serve breakfast to a special group of military veterans in Costa Mesa. This breakfast would not be possible without support from the police chief, friends who volunteer and the...
  • UCI displays decades-old relief work for refugees

    The paintings depict the anguish of fleeing one's homeland, death an imminent threat. The artists left war-torn Vietnam, risking encounters with pirates to land in detention camps in Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand to wait for asylum....
  • The Bell Curve: Flashing signs leave a bad taste

    Give my regards to Broadway, Remember me to Herald Square, Tell all the gang on 42nd Street, That I will soon be there … Well, not so fast. Two weeks ago this would have been a slam dunk as a Costa Mesa victory song. The city was that close to...
  • In The Pipeline: Anti fire-ring AQMD member's odd resignation

    In The Pipeline: Anti fire-ring AQMD member's odd resignation
    The bonfire fight has never been hotter (or weirder) then it is right now. On April 12, I went to visit Assemblyman Allan Mansoor in his Costa Mesa office. I have been in touch with a number of local elected officials about the looming draconian ban...
  • Mayor starts cancer treatment

    Mayor starts cancer treatment
    Mayor Kelly Boyd began chemotherapy treatment Wednesday, less than a week after doctors confirmed his cancer diagnosis and one day before his 69th birthday. "It took 25 minutes, and it went well," Boyd said Thursday. "I am feeling fine." Boyd publicly...