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  • Robert Joseph Hayes

    Robert Joseph Hayes
    Robert Joseph Hayes October 30th 1918 – April 3rd 2013 Robert was born to Dr. and Mrs. James Cresap Hayes in Portland, Oregon. Bob, as he was called by family and friends, was the fifth of eight Hayes children.  Bob's father James was a strong and...
  • The God Squad: We've seen enemy in Boston before

    Only once in the Bible does God command us to remember one of our enemies. His name was Amalek. In Deuteronomy 25:17-19 (KJV), we read: "Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt; How he met thee by the way,...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Fencing: Where wits foil physical prowess

    Fencing: Where wits foil physical prowess
    SANTA ANA — For those who practice it, fencing is a form of physical chess. Each move is carefully plotted. Possible scenarios are planned. Defensive strategies are at hand, should an opponent make an unexpected move. Tucked away off busy Harbor...
  • Mariners celebrates Veterans Day

    Mariners celebrates Veterans Day
    More than 100 veterans and their family members ate breakfast at a Veterans Day celebration at Mariners Christian School, an official said. This year was Mariners' 10th annual celebration for those who served, and vets heard the national anthem, reciting...
  • Dorner surrounded by police in cabin after gun battle

    Accused killer Christopher Dorner was surrounded by police inside a Big Bear area cabin after getting into a gun battle Tuesday that left two San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies injured, officials said. Days ago, Dorner broke into a cabin off Route...
  • Public safety personnel honored at BBQ

    Public safety personnel honored at BBQ
    Roger Neth remembers when the Costa Mesa Police Department started with four people. He was one of them. The year was 1953. The chief had them draw straws. Neth got the short one. He was then issued serial No. 2. The act officially made him CMPD's...
  • 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...
  • Old friend leaves for new port

    Old friend leaves for new port
    An old adage takes on new meaning for two local shipwrights preparing to watch a piece of Newport Harbor history sail out of port Saturday for the last time: Home is where the hull is. Newport Beach residents and Vietnam veterans John Matthews, 70, and...
  • 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...