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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Rwandan genocide discussion to aid charity

    A Newport Beach-based nonprofit is holding a fundraiser Sunday to benefit an East African refugee recovery program. Living Ubuntu's goal is to focus on mind-body issues, including the effects of stress and trauma. "Eyewitness to Genocide: The Journey 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...
  • 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...
  • It's A Gray Area: U.S. should not intervene overseas

    One of the first things done when our country was founded in 1787 was establish the United States Department of War. This agency lasted until 1947, when it was re-organized and re-named the U.S. Department of Defense. But given our history since that...
  • 100 turn out to mark Patriot Day

    100 turn out to mark Patriot Day
    With the sound of shorebreak thumping on sand behind them, a group of more than 100 observed Patriot Day in Newport Beach by forming the numbers "911" and holding up American flags in solidarity. Wednesday's event, headed by Anita Boyd on the sand...
  • Supervisor speaks up for preserving WWII building

    Supervisor speaks up for preserving WWII building
    People interested in saving the Memorial Gardens Building have a new ally: Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach. The District 2 supervisor, who represents Costa Mesa and lives in the city, said he was interested in the history of the nearly 70-year-...
  • Commentary: Patriotism is not only emotional, it's rational

    My brother Dan and I always loved the Fourth of July bike parade at Mariners Park. After we won a prize ribbon one year, it became our annual goal to have the most over-the-top bike-powered float. The pinnacle of our success came the year we presented...
  • Fair Board votes to move, preserve Memorial Gardens Building

    Fair Board votes to move, preserve Memorial Gardens Building
    In a victory for veterans and preservationists, a former World War II-era barracks at the Orange County Fairgrounds will not be demolished. The Orange County Fair Board agreed Monday to have fairgrounds staff examine relocating the historic Memorial...
  • Willson a winner

    Willson a winner
    NEWPORT BEACH — Danielle Willson definitely was able to smile a little bit more Friday afternoon at The Tennis Club Newport Beach, and it was easy to understand why. On Thursday, Willson fell in a tough girls' 14 singles semifinal at The Tennis...