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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • 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....
  • 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-...
  • Ralph Eugene Whitford

    Ralph Eugene Whitford
    Ralph Whitford Ralph Eugene Whitford passed away peacefully on December 10, 2013 in Newport Beach, CA. He is survived by his three sons, William (Pua), Robert (Leann), Brian (Dom) and grandchildren Alexandra, Broderick, Kekai, Wailana and Kainoa.    ...
  • Fair Board approves veterans exhibit

    Fair Board approves veterans exhibit
    The onset of World War II transformed Costa Mesa's quiet farmland into a military zone preparing for battle. This, it was noted during Thursday's Fair Board meeting, forever changed the area and paved the way for the population growth to come. And...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    TODAY Valentine's-Themed Shopping Night The nine boutiques at The Cove at Mariner's Mile, 410 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, host a Valentine's Day-themed shopping event from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (949) 722-8488. Preview Night...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Chanel Spring Trunk Show Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island hosts a Chanel Spring Trunk Show, showing off its 2011 Spring Collection. For more information, call (949) 759-1900. Shabbat Service Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach,...
  • Man charged with pharmacy robbery

    A Mission Viejo man is due back in court Thursday after being charged with tying up an Irvine pharmacy clerk and robbing him last week. Scott Burnett, 33, pleaded not guilty Wednesday at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana to robbery and assault with...