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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Newport-area protester blasts Pauly

    VILLA PARK — Erik Oatman grew up in one of the most affluent cities in Orange County: Newport Beach. On Tuesday evening, he stood with hundreds of protesters in another Orange County affluent community, Villa Park, condemning what they say were...
  • Mailbag: Council wields 'meat ax'

    Some people are hopping mad — you can count me among them — over the hasty moves by the Costa Mesa councilmen to dismantle the city government that's been painstakingly built up over many decades. Can one assume, though — this being...
  • Mesa Musings: Bad times or End Times?

    With the "madness" of March soon to abate, I'm afraid things remain perilous as we head into April and beyond. Humanity has experienced, with alarming frequency in recent decades, powerful earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes and assorted other...
  • Murton Louis Munson

    Murton Louis Munson
    Murton Louis Munson Murton L. (Murt) Munson passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2011.  He was born November 14, 1934 in Los Angeles, Ca. to Louis and Lilian Munson. Murt graduated from Inglewood H.S. in 1952. In 1954 he entered the Naval Cadet...
  • Comments & Curiosities: A ninja and a cobra make the news

    All in all, not a bad week. If you're in the too-strange-to-be-fiction business, that is, which I am. There were two stories that moved the needle on the loopy meter way to the right: the ninja warrior at Sears, and the missing cobra at the Bronx Zoo....
  • Mesa Musings: Lessons from 150 years ago

    It was Wednesday, April 12, 1961, and I stood in my gym shorts on the Costa Mesa High School athletic field. What could possibly cause me to recall such a trifling memory 50 years later? I remember that day because of a historic milestone associated...
  • Civil War battle to descend on Costa Mesa

    Civil War battle to descend on Costa Mesa
    COSTA MESA — "Bodies" will line the normally tranquil trails of Fairview Park. The stench of gunpowder and the sounds of "dying" men will fill the air. This weekend marks the third annual Battle of Costa Mesa, hosted by the American Civil War...
  • Community & Clubs: Girls State Conference delegates selected

    The following students at local high schools have been selected to serve as delegates at the 2011 Girls State Conference this summer at Claremont-McKenna College: Emily Knight, Corona del Mar High School; Caitlyn Brock and Raquel Friedmann, Costa Mesa...
  • The Crowd: A wedding nine years in the making

    Gary Grimes II met Jackie Rieser while attending a fifth year of high school at Western Reserve in Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for entry into the United States Naval Academy. Grimes grew up on Lido Isle, the son of Sharon and Gary Grimes. He attended...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Having my own 'Civil War moment'

    Reporter's Notebook: Having my own 'Civil War moment'
    COSTA MESA — An essential ingredient to Civil War fighting these days is Cream of Wheat. The food is good for breakfast, but it also works well in your gun, providing you put in the black powder first. "The Cream of Wheat is used to pack the...
  • Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure

    Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure
    The makers of the "Ice Age" films take their animation skills to the tropics in the rollicking movie "Rio." The story centers on two rare birds living thousands of miles apart. But they are destined to meet in a series of wild adventures that will...
  • Olive Tree Initiative aims to hear both sides in Middle East conflict

    At multicultural UC Irvine, the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region can create fervent debate. While tensions sometimes escalate on campus — as they have with the Irvine 11 case against student protesters — in 2007 a group of...