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  • Arthur Farrand ThompsonMay 4, 1927 - May 25, 2014

    Arthur Farrand Thompson<br/>May 4, 1927 - May 25, 2014
    Arthur Farrand Thompson passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in Costa Mesa, California at the age of 87.  He was born in San Pedro, California to Dr. Leonard R. and Ruth Miller Thompson.  Following in his father’s footsteps, he attended Stanford University to obtain his medical degree and opened a private Obstetrics and Gynecology practice in Newport Beach, CA. In 1971, he earned a Masters in Public Health from UCLA and later returned to Stanford for training in Anesthesiology. He worked as an anesthesiologist in Helena and Kalispell, Montana until his retirement in 1992 to a home on Flathead Lake in Lakeside, Montana. 
  • Editorial: David Stiller set a good example

    Community service isn't what it used to be. You sign up for a city committee these days and you're met with brickbats and backhands, critiques and criticism, not to mention marathon meetings. Sometimes you deserve the criticism, sometimes you don't....

    Mensinger honored for public service

    Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger was recently recognized for public service by a conservative Newport Beach-based political organization. The Family Action Political Action Committee gave the Mesa Verde resident one of its Red Tie awards...

    Graffiti buster cleans up the town

    Graffiti buster cleans up the town
    It's about 6:10 a.m. Thursday and 52 degrees in Costa Mesa. Gaetano Russo has already been on the clock for 2 1/2 hours. The skies are still black when his work truck approaches a side gate at the Santa Ana Country Club. He parks the Ford F-350 just...

    It's A Gray Area: Federal pensions no longer make any sense

    There is a lot of misinformation and mystery about the compensation Congress receives. So I did some research at http://www.About.com and called the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives at (202) 225-7000. Senators and representatives...