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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Hats off to the USS Orange County

    Hats off to the USS Orange County
    The doughy LSTs, or landing ship tanks in military parlance, were the U.S. Navy's amphibious landing workhorses of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. Flat-bottomed and keel-less, the 328-foot LSTs, their guns blazing, crawled onto...
  • Editorial: You should have 'good cause' to carry a gun

    As you've likely read, the Orange County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to hire 15 retired sheriff's deputies to process an increase in applications for concealed-weapons permits. They did this in response to a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Julie Squier Jones

    Julie Squier Jones
    Julie Squier Jones, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on March 10, 2014 surrounded by her loving family following a 15 year tough battle with cancer, which never compromised or slowed down in any way her energy and wonderful spirit of a total...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • Police: Woman left grenade at fire station

    A woman who wrapped a non-functioning grenade in a sock and left it at a Costa Mesa fire station caused a bomb scare Thursday morning, according to police. Police received a call at about 8:40 a.m. that a woman had left a grenade in a sock in a metal box...
  • Irvine council tackles gun control

    Although Irvine's City Council didn't get to it until almost seven hours after the meeting started, 17 public speakers waited to weigh in on local gun-control measures. Tuesday's meeting started at 3 p.m., two hours earlier than usual, but the...
  • High School Football Preview: Costa Mesa vs. Savanna

    Costa Mesa (1-3) vs. Savanna (1-2) When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Glover Stadium, Anaheim. Key Mustangs: Sr. RB/LB Oronde Crenshaw (44 carries for 259 yards, six total TDs); Sr. QB/DB Oliver Ferris (324 yards passing, three TDs, three INTs); Sr. TE/...
  • High School Football: Mustangs hang on for win

    ANAHEIM — Seniors Oronde Crenshaw and Quinton Bell returned to action for the Costa Mesa High football team Friday night. Think their presence was felt? Crenshaw's five-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, combined with Cameron Curet's...
  • Friends of the Libraries: In San Diego, efforts finally bear fruit

    The big news in the public library world this week is the opening of the new San Diego Central Library. The old central library, built in 1954, was small and, according to Sunday's Los Angeles Times, long overdue for replacement. In fact, it sort of...
  • A legacy good as gold

    A legacy good as gold
    One Newport Beach family knows quite well the drive to strike it rich that was common during the California Gold Rush. Sarajane Bartholomae, 67, and her four daughters — Kamme Hodge, 45, Korre Hartling, 43, Krista Hartling, 42, and Tori Hartling,...
  • Memorial Gardens Building hits the road

    Memorial Gardens Building hits the road
    A little more than a year ago, Bob Palazzola was worried that a piece of Costa Mesa history was doomed to meet the business end of a bulldozer. But on Tuesday morning, the Costa Mesa Historical Society president watched as his once cautiously optimistic...
  • Raymond Beach Smith 1945 - 2013

    Raymond Beach Smith 1945 - 2013
    Raymond Beach Smith, 67, died recently due to complications from a stroke. Ray was born August 23, 1945, the child of Genevieve Wood and William (Bill) Smith. He was proud to continue the family tradition of being a pilot and waterman. His grandfather,...