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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Lobdell: Here's what's pulling my heartstrings

    It's the day after Valentine's Day, and I'm still full of red-hot passion. Here's where my heart lies: I'm in love with the proposed submarine base in Newport Harbor. It has a very James Bond vibe to it. Newport Beach yachtsman Chris Welsh (I wonder if...
  • From The Sports Desk: Coach Briggs loved life, job

    A little less than four years ago, Paul Briggs gave me a quote that basically summed up what he thought of his life. Briggs, a former Orange Coast College football assistant and a high school coaching legend in Bakersfield, died on Monday at age 90...
  • Harry B. Sanders

    Sanders, Harry B. February 16, 1919 – February 6, 2011 Harry B. Sanders of Newport Beach, CA passed away peacefully on February 6, 2011.  He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doddle, their children Joanne Volk (David), Jim Sanders...
  • Navy trailing yacht hijacked by pirates

    The U.S. military was said to be "evaluating the options" regarding a possible rescue of a former Newport Beach couple and two other Americans taken hostage by Somali pirates. A military source told CNN that a U.S. Navy warship and helicopters were...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    TODAY Business Mixer The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts an after-hours business mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Newport-Mesa Inn, 2642 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. Member for chamber members. $10 for non-members. For more...
  • Locals weigh in on dangers of pirate-filled seas

    Newport Beach sailors could only imagine the horror. The four Americans allegedly shot dead by pirates off the coast of Oman on Tuesday morning were like any other "yachties" — couples, friends and families who sail the world's oceans in search...
  • WWII veteran, Olympian to be at restaurant book signing

    Louis Zamperini — a former Olympian and World War II aviator who fought for survival on the open waters of the Pacific and in a Japanese POW camp — is the subject of a new book and will be signing copies Thursday night in Newport Beach....
  • Death camp survivor to speak at Jewish center

    Editor's note: This corrects the e-mail address for Joanna Clay. Philip Bialowitz made a promise before he escaped the Sobibór death camp in Poland: If he got out, he would share his story with the world. On Sunday, visitors to the Chabad Jewish...
  • It's A Gray Area: A worthy celebration of the justice system

    I was privileged on Feb. 18 to attend a celebration of how our system works, particularly when good people use it for the right purpose. Sometimes it takes time and patience, but eventually we get it right. The celebration took place at the federal...
  • On Faith: Support for revolution in Middle East

    Muslims worldwide are closely watching the sweeping developments in the Middle East. What is happening across the region is not a Muslim revolution. It is a people's revolution. It includes Muslims and Christians. They are demanding liberation,...
  • Airport group hopes to extend covenant

    Editor's note: This corrects the first two paragraphs. The curfew will remain in place until 2020. NEWPORT BEACH — It seems like a long time from now, but by 2015 Newport Beach residents could be hearing more jets take off each day from John Wayne...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TODAY Fire Education Breakfast Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, and the Jewish National Fund host a special breakfast at 8 a.m. on the recent fires in Israel. The event features guest speaker Chezi Levi, the chief training officer for...