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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Carnett: A true guiding light from the pulpit

    It was one of the most meaningful experiences of my youth. Between the ages of 10 and 13, I served as an acolyte at my church, and it was a duty I relished. I turned 8 in 1953, and my family began attending Newport Harbor Lutheran Church on Cliff...
  • Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list

    Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list
    More than 1,900 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation’s most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced...
  • 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...
  • Man dead after apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say

    A 26-year-old man shot and killed himself in front of his Newport Beach home, police said Friday. Newport Beach police responded about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to the 2600 block of Cliff Drive, and discovered a man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot...
  • The God Squad: God does not promise an untroubled life

    Question: I'm a Holocaust survivor who made it to the United States through the Dominican Republic by a big miracle. As time went by, I realized one thing: God did not let the Holocaust happen; we let it happen. Recently, I read a newspaper article about...
  • On Faith: The goodness of Americans shines through

    Last Sunday, our nation observed the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the worst terrorist attack ever to take place on our shores. It was a time of reflection, healing, remembering and even praise. Not praise for that undeserved and cowardly attack, but praise...
  • Steinberg: NBA is back, but several mistakes were made

    The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day. The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
  • Editorial: Activism is alive and well in O.C.

    A wonderful upswing in activism is taking place in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine and much of Orange County, and it's assuring to see that a community once wrongly assumed apathetic is making itself heard on a wide range of issues. We're not here today...
  • Friends Of The Library: The then and now of Costa Mesa's libraries

    A pair of great holiday programs is scheduled at our Costa Mesa libraries in the next two weeks, in addition to the regular children's programming. At the Mesa Verde Library branch, Preschool and Pajama Storytimes are scheduled from 11 to 11:30 a.m....
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslim Americans deserve our understanding

    Recently I attended a fundraising dinner for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel. This stimulating and uplifting event involved more than 1,800 mostly Muslim people celebrating the theme of "Making Democracy...
  • Apodaca: A Bruins fan in Newport is something of a Trojan horse

    We've been lying low at my house, nursing our bitterness, and indulging in theatrical self-torment as we try to assuage our battered egos. We are UCLA fans. It's not easy being one these days, not since last weekend's shellacking of the Bruin...