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  • Mesa Musings: Last 40 years are the best

    Thursday is Veterans Day. I celebrated it early by watching one of my all-time favorite films the other night. William Wyler's 1946 classic, "The Best Years of Our Lives," which won seven Academy Awards, features an all-star cast, including Myrna Loy,...
  • The Bell Curve: Calmer moments in World War II

    I was surfing through cable TV stations Wednesday, looking for a path to write about Veterans Day. I stumbled on "Hoosiers," a film based on the true story of five boys from the tiny Indiana farming community of Milan, who worked, played and bonded...
  • O.C. Bargainista: How to prepare for warehouse sales

    This is the time of year when all varieties of manufacturers begin opening their doors for public warehouse and sample sales, so get that gift list ready and start making your shopping plans. First, a few tips We'll focus on sales in Orange County in...
  • A run for their sacrifices

    A run for their sacrifices
    COSTA MESA — The city's young and old, and generations in between, took time Thursday to honor the men and women who have served in the American armed forces. On one side of town, the Orange Coast College Student Veterans Group staged its first...
  • No mistakes made in this memorial

    No mistakes made in this memorial
    IRVINE — Official Department of Defense casualty records contain errors regarding about 3% of American servicemen and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to Orange County veterans advocates. Whether it's a misspelled name, an incorrect...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Harbor View celebrates Veterans Day

    Harbor View Elementary School students honored veterans Tuesday in an assembly that included songs, stories and tributes to men and women who have served and are serving the United States of America. "We want you to understand," said Stan Jones, who...
  • On Faith: The hazards of living in a religious world

    Sometimes I wonder what the world would be like if man had never invented religion nor needed a god to believe in. Some think that societies would simply fall apart with no religion to guide them. As it looks from my point of view, religion divides much...
  • Air Forces captain, missing since WWII, to be buried at sea off Newport Beach

    The remains of an Army Air Forces captain who went missing in action during World War II have been returned to his family and will receive a burial with full military honors off the coast of Newport Beach, the Department of Defense said. George W....
  • College Roundup: UCI men's hoops wins

    MEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 75, Navy 60 IRVINE — Senior guard Darren Moore had 19 points and 12 rebounds and senior guard Patrick Rembert had 18 points for the Anteaters in the opening game of the 2K Sports Classic subregional tournament Friday...
  • It's A Gray Area: We are a nation of laws, not of men

    What does it mean for us to be a nation of laws and not of men? This mainstay of our republic takes into account that each one of us, whether beggar or scion, or president of a bank — or of the country — is human, and thus vulnerable to...
  • Communities & Clubs: New addition of a turkey, eagle

    "Turkey," as defined by the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, is "a large North American bird that has brownish plumage and a bare, wattled head and neck and is widely domesticated for food." The slang definition for "turkey" is, "A...
  • Mesa Musings: Koreas' war far from over

    "In the spring … kings go off to war," the author of 2 Samuel wrote three millennia ago. Lee crossed the Potomac and invaded the Union in June 1863; Hitler ran roughshod over France in May 1940; and North Korea invaded the South in June 1950....