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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY 'Occupy The Courts' MoveOn.Org, Occupy Wall Street and other groups will stage a one-day action of occupying federal courthouses in 30 cities, including Santa Ana. The demonstration will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Santa Ana...
  • Community Commentary: Let 'War Horse' be a reminder to rescue O.C. horses

    Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" is shaping up to be a big hit for DreamWorks. The film tugs on our heartstrings by highlighting the love between a man, Albert, and his horse, Joey — a love so deep that Albert joins the service to get his horse...
  • On Faith: Spiritual evolution is fascinating issue

    I have always been captivated by how humanity explains its presence in the world and how it views itself in the universe. If we go by most accepted historical facts, humanity as we know it, modern homo sapiens, began on the planet some 40,000 to 60,000...
  • Remembering the past

    Remembering the past
    SANTA ANA — A Spanish philosopher once said, "Those who are unaware of history are destined to repeat it." -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version incorrectly stated that an Italian philosopher said, "Those who are unaware of history...
  • Still jazzing it up at 99

    Still jazzing it up at 99
    Anyone who watched entertainment reels in the 1930s and '40s might know Viola Smith. A musical pioneer, she was one of the first female professional drummers, gaining popularity during World War II. On Friday, her past performances played in black and...
  • 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...
  • Some Irvine residents frustrated by Occupiers

    IRVINE — What do you do when one group's personal freedoms tread on another's? That was the question poised at Tuesday's City Council meeting by concerned residents, who are frustrated over trampled landscaping and honking at all hours associated...
  • Mailbag: Player banged out a path for women

    I got a kick out of Joanna Clay's article regarding the newly turned 99-year-old woman who once played the drums during the second World War ("Still jazzing it up," Nov. 27). Marie Kolasinski, 90, threw a birthday party for her cousin Viola Smith, the...
  • On Theater: Sibling rivalry takes stage in 'Topdog/Underdog'

    Sibling rivalry comes in many forms, but few cases develop in such gritty desperation as that depicted in Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Topdog/Underdog," now on stage at South Coast Repertory. This grim yet often comical play, which...
  • O.C. union threatens suit over special officers' off-duty gun ban

    O.C. union threatens suit over special officers' off-duty gun ban
    A union representing 200 Orange County special officers stripped of their authority to carry guns while off duty and make arrests says it plan to sue the Sheriff's Department over the gun issue. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens told the security...
  • Little Angels say thank you

    Little Angels say thank you
    The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet of Korea are the South Korean people's roving goodwill ambassadors. On Wednesday night, before a sold-out Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa, the 32 members of the troupe's present-day generation of child performers...
  • Remembering Iwo Jima

    Remembering Iwo Jima
    Although his memories of Iwo Jima are more than six decades old, Bruce Bender remembered the volcanic ash, the pungent smell of sulfur and oppressive heat with vivid clarity as he sat in his Costa Mesa home this week. Bender was one of the first...