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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TSA discovers explosive in luggage at JWA

    A passenger whose luggage contained an illegal explosive and artillery fuses caused evacuations at parts of John Wayne Airport on Tuesday afternoon, according to law enforcement and airport officials. The unidentified person was trying to catch a 3:18 p....
  • Officials name suspect in airport incident

    Officials name suspect in airport incident
    Authorities said Wednesday that they have identified the man found with an explosive and artillery fuses in his luggage when he boarded a plane at John Wayne Airport. Gregory Salyer, 23, from Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday after Transportation...
  • Man faces 4 felony counts in connection to explosive found in luggage

    Man faces 4 felony counts in connection to explosive found in luggage
    The 23-year-old Kentucky man who allegedly tried to bring a non-lethal grenade and artillery fuses onto a plane at John Wayne Airport this week could face up to eight years in state prison, according to law enforcement authorities. Gregory Salyer, a...
  • Commentary: After 50 years, is the 'Dream' yet reality?

    It seems like all of the nation has been talking about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "Dream" speech and the March on Washington. The big question at such a milestone anniversary is on everyone's minds, whether or not we dare...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Hosting a heroes reunion

    Hosting a heroes reunion
    Some 70 years ago, it was an air base without airplanes or even a runway. Rather, the Santa Ana Army Air Base, or SAAAB, served as a nearly 1,300-acre basic training camp where thousands upon thousands of young Americans prepared for war. Starting...
  • Retiring police could buy their service weapons

    The men and women of the Costa Mesa Police Department are sticking to their guns. At least, that's what they want to do. Up for approval during Tuesday night's City Council session is a resolution that would allow, at the police chief's discretion,...