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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Sage Hill vs. Tri-City Christian

    Who: Sage Hill (1-0) vs. Tri-City Christian (0-1) When/Where: 4 p.m. Saturday at Army and Navy Academy (Carlsbad) Key Lightning: Sr. RB-CB Eric Cheng (172 yards rushing, two TDs); Sr. QB-S Taylor Petty (78 yards passing, and 58 yards rushing with 1 TD);...
  • Community Commentary: A cop, firefighter look back on 9/11

    Minutes before one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed around them, two firefighters from the initial wave to arrive on the scene exchanged the following over their walkie-talkies: "Chief, what stair you in?" "South stairway Adam, South Tower."...
  • Here comes the 2011 Great Brigantine Race

    NEWPORT BEACH — From their perch on a buoy bobbing by the entrance to Newport Harbor, a party of California sea lions welcomed the Irving Johnson with a cacophony of honks. On Monday's voyage up the Orange Coast from Dana Point, the crew of the...
  • Parents see son's death as inspiration for others

    Parents see son's death as inspiration for others
    Sue and William "Bill" Pollard last spoke to their son, U.S. Army Specialist Justin Pollard, on Christmas 2003. "We talked about how he was coming around to the tail end of his tour, and I asked him if he had any plans for when he got home, and if he...
  • Mesa Musings: The dance floor beckons

    I can't dance. Not a lick. But that's not always been the case. As a student at Lindbergh Elementary School in Costa Mesa from 1952-56, we received square dance and social dance lessons on rainy afternoons. I discovered that I enjoyed the sensation of...
  • Irvine 11 defense: Oren went to Lakers game afterward

    SANTA ANA — The Israeli ambassador to the United States did not take questions after completing his speech at UC Irvine last year so that he could attend a Lakers game, according to opening statements made by a defense attorney in the Irvine 11...
  • 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-...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher is a good man

    I highly disfavor Michael Miller's recent political hit-column on the character and reputation of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. As a World War II veteran and longtime Orange County resident, I am deeply worried about the left-wing direction of our once-proud...
  • Loading up for the Battle of Costa Mesa

    Disguised as men, female soldiers slung revolvers and fired cannons alongside their male counterparts in 1861. This is just one of many truths to discover this weekend at the fourth annual Battle of Costa Mesa, a Civil War reenactment event in Costa...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY Inside Edge Breakfast Program William Cloke will give a talk titled, "Why Romantic Relationships Stink and What You Can Do About It," as part of an Inside Edge breakfast program, which starts at 7 a.m. at the University Club in Irvine. First-...
  • Edward James Whittier

    Edward James Whittier
    Edward James Whittier August 12, 1928 - December 18, 2011 Edward James (Jim) Whittier was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Superior, Wisconsin, to parents Edward Joseph and Anna Marie Whittier. Jim was the youngest of three, with two older sisters, Margaret Jordan...
  • Mesa Musings: Some friends transcend time zones, oceans

    Following a transpacific flight of breathtaking dimensions — we took off on a Thursday and landed on a Saturday — and a day and a half of driving up Australia's Highway 1, we arrived for dinner at a little pub. My dad and I were traveling...