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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Authorities detonate grenade in Fairview Park

    Orange County sheriffs safely detonated a possibly inert hand grenade found in Costa Mesa's Fairview Park, authorities said Wednesday. About 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, an elderly man notified officials at the Placentia Avenue fire station near Estancia High...
  • Couple have the inside track on CdM 5K

    Couple have the inside track on CdM 5K
    Corona del Mar residents Jean and Jim Coon, both 90, will attempt to set a record this weekend as the oldest couple to finish the city's 32nd annual 5K. More than 2,000 runners are expected to participate in Saturday's Corona del Mar Scenic 5K but the...
  • WWII icon losing to progress

    WWII icon losing to progress
    Nearly a decade after the conclusion of World War II, folks in Orange County decided that a small corner of Costa Mesa should be dedicated to those who didn't make it back home. A 1.4-acre memorial garden — planned in 1953, erected the following...
  • Building changed with changing needs

    Historical records indicate the Memorial Gardens Building was used during World War II as a barracks and then possibly an infirmary, according to fairgrounds officials. "It housed fellas going through training," said Ed Miller, author of "The SAAAB...
  • It's A Gray Area: It's time to take back America's moral high ground

    President Obama has recently renewed his plans to try to close our military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and has also promulgated new guidelines for our government's use of drones to assassinate people in places like Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen....
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Writing prompts reflection on 'heroes'

    After 10 months of writing and researching five hours a day, spilling umpteen thousand words and creating 66 chapters, I'm pages away from completing my book. I'm hoping to finish today. However, I must complete this column, teach at the Leadership...
  • Carnett: Addressing a Gettysburg fascination

    What if? It's the age-old query of the historian. And, through its lens, one can view any war and the subsequent history. What if the Moors had won the battle of Tours? What if the Allies had been turned back at Normandy? What if Robert E. Lee had...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...