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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • My Answer: War, peace begin inside us

    Q: I've always felt that if people from different nations could just get to know each other, we could bring an end to wars and conflicts. But I'm beginning to have my doubts. Will wars ever cease, according to the Bible? — Mrs. F.M. A: We should...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Honoring heroes by the harbor

    Ahoy! "The war to end all wars" ended Nov. 11, 1918, when Germany signed the armistice agreement and surrendered to the Allies on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The war didn't offically end until June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of...
  • For 40 years, he's raised a flag on Flower Street

    For 40 years, he's raised a flag on Flower Street
    World War II veteran Thomas G. Riker has a morning routine, a short ceremony of patriotic clockwork. He walks the front yard of his Flower Street home in Eastside Costa Mesa and hoists the American flag. Then the 95-year-old salutes and quietly...
  • Thousands salute veterans

    Thousands salute veterans
    They came in droves Monday to the Orange County Fairgrounds, many proudly wearing white stickers that read, "I'm a veteran." The free Veterans Day event, part of a union-led effort called Veterans + Labor: Partners in Service, brought together...
  • Mariners school honors veterans

    Mariners school honors veterans
    It's been 68 years since Eddie Felix worked in the boiler room of the USS Cowpens during World War II, but he recalls events as if they happened yesterday. The keynote speaker Monday at Mariners Christian School's 11th annual Veterans Day...
  • 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...
  • Carnett: Loving Kindle and these books

    Eighteen months ago my wife bought me a Kindle e-reader for my birthday. I recently finished my 100th book on it. To be honest, when I received the Kindle I wasn't certain I'd get through the opening passages of my first book. I'm now hooked, and...
  • 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...