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  • Security finds shotgun barrel in carry-on luggage at JWA

    Authorities at John Wayne Airport found a shotgun barrel in an outbound passenger's carry-on luggage Wednesday morning, a spokesman for the federal Transportation Security Administration said. The passenger was preparing to board US Airways Flight 42 to...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Pool fundraising effort underway

    A wall of shimmering, glittering glass fish swarming a Sea King mascot could help fund new locker rooms for the Marian Bergeson Aquatic Center on the Corona del Mar High School campus. The $1-million project would replace dilapidated restrooms with 3,...
  • Years later, 9/11 events still vivid

    Even before the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden, the photo of the flaming World Trade Center towers had been removed from a Newport Beach man's wall. It once served as a bin Laden "wanted" poster for Dover Shores resident Lyle Davis, who hung it prominently...
  • Community & Clubs: Interfaith Council celebrates 'Bridge Builders'

    As part of its Open Faiths-Open Doors Week, the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council honored seven individuals, a congregation and two groups with "Bridge Builder Awards" for their leadership in promoting interfaith dialogue and understanding, according...
  • Job fair targets veterans

    COSTA MESA — The Honor a Hero: Hire a Vet, Orange County Veterans Employment Committee's job fair, will return to Costa Mesa for its fourth installment with about 40 employers May 26. The event, which last year attracted about 550 job seekers &#...
  • The God Squad: Osama bin Laden's death raises some moral, spiritual questions

    Question: The world recently witnessed a strange juxtaposition of historical events: First, Pope John Paul II was exhumed and beatified. Within a few hours, U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, then deep-sixed his body from the deck of the USS Carl...
  • Garrison has plans to step out on his own terms

    Garrison has plans to step out on his own terms
    COSTA MESA — When Tom Garrison left the Navy, he had to decide between becoming a physician, or a teacher. After teaching marine science at Orange Coast College over 42 years, Garrison is preparing to end his career right where it started without...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads guilty to weapons charges

    A Costa Mesa man is facing a federal prison sentence for using a fake Arizona ID to buy guns in that state and then bring them back to California. Christopher Mathwig, 38, pleaded guilty this week in an Arizona federal court to using false statements...
  • Academics question Rohrabacher on Pakistan bill

    Two foreign policy experts at UC Irvine have questioned the wisdom of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's sponsorship of a House bill that would end U.S. financial aid to Pakistan. But the Republican Costa Mesa congressman stood by his proposal, saying he feels that...
  • It's A Gray Area: Take in a bit of history with your theater

    Do you want to treat yourself to great theater for a truly modest price? Get tickets for the upcoming production of "The Hiding Place," based upon Tim Gregory's original adaptation of the autobiography by Corrie ten Boom. The show will be performed at...
  • SEAL shows patriotism through art

    SEAL shows patriotism through art
    MIDWAY CITY — For Pete Carolan, the killing of Osama bin Laden was a full-circle moment. The Irvine artist spent almost two decades in the Navy SEALs, the specialized combat wing that conducted the May 1 nighttime raid on the Al Qaeda leader's...
  • 'It feels like I'm being rebuilt'

     'It feels like I'm being rebuilt'
    COSTA MESA — Thatiana Geiger slowly pushed two children in a double-seat stroller between rows of tables, eying neatly laid-out information packets from 40 prospective employers. She and her husband, Brian Geiger, a Navy veteran, attended Thursday'...