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  • Supercentenarian marks 110 years with a sense of humor

    Supercentenarian marks 110 years with a sense of humor
    Sally Mitchell could be forgiven if she forgot that Woodrow Wilson is no longer the president of the United States. Mitchell just crossed the threshold from centenarian to supercentenarian, marking her 110th birthday Tuesday. When she saw her two...
  • Apodaca: The gift mom really wants is time

    Mother's Day is 100 years old Sunday. Anna Jarvis, the woman credited for its establishment, would be horrified. Jarvis' idea had plenty of historical precedent. The honoring of mothers in some form or another can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and...
  • Newport teen to ride in inauguration

    Newport teen to ride in inauguration
    This week, Ellery Sever has been riding a black horse through frigid temperatures in Culver, Ind., while "Video Killed the Radio Star" and "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)" blast on loudspeakers. Sever, 18, of Newport Beach, is preparing to ride in...
  • Sitting out the inauguration

     Sitting out the inauguration
    For the Kerr family of Newport Beach, presidential inaugurations run in the blood. Robert Kerr attended Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration parade in 1965. His son, Alexander Kerr, was at Barack Obama's on Monday. They both went as part of the Culver...
  • From the Boathouse: Honoring heroes by the harbor

    Ahoy! "The war to end all wars" ended Nov. 11, 1918, when Germany signed the armistice agreement and surrendered to the Allies on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The war didn't offically end until June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of...
  • SS Wapama was 'last of her breed'

    SS Wapama was 'last of her breed'
    They are national and international legends: wooden-hulled, 180- to 215-foot coastal steamers that sailed to more than a score of Pacific Coast ports from Alaska to San Diego — including Newport Beach — from the early 1880s to the late 1940s....
  • Mesa Musings: Honor veterans Friday with a paper poppy

    I remember Armistice Day. I remember on countless occasions as a youngster seeing little old men in front of business establishments selling artificial red paper poppies. They even came to our door. My mother, who frequently bought those poppies, told...
  • Apodaca: Dad's role is just as important as Mom's

    "It's a wise father that knows his own child." William Shakespeare wrote that in his play, "The Merchant of Venice." Anyone who stayed awake during high school English knows that quotes from the Bard are drenched with layer upon layer of meaning. But,...
  • Check It Out: Books about great women

    In March, we celebrate Women's History Month. Learn more about some of the amazing women who have helped shape the world we live in at the Newport Beach Public Library. "The Great Divorce" by Ilyon Woo chronicles the landmark 19th century divorce...
  • Balboa celebrates 17th parade

    Balboa celebrates 17th parade
    Balboa Island's Marine Avenue was transformed into a wave of sound and color Sunday as the island welcomed summer with the 17th annual Balboa Island Parade. This year's theme was "Family, Friends and FUN," and there was no shortage of the three. The...