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  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher is a good man

    I highly disfavor Michael Miller's recent political hit-column on the character and reputation of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. As a World War II veteran and longtime Orange County resident, I am deeply worried about the left-wing direction of our once-proud...
  • Loading up for the Battle of Costa Mesa

    Disguised as men, female soldiers slung revolvers and fired cannons alongside their male counterparts in 1861. This is just one of many truths to discover this weekend at the fourth annual Battle of Costa Mesa, a Civil War reenactment event in Costa...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY Inside Edge Breakfast Program William Cloke will give a talk titled, "Why Romantic Relationships Stink and What You Can Do About It," as part of an Inside Edge breakfast program, which starts at 7 a.m. at the University Club in Irvine. First-...
  • Edward James Whittier

    Edward James Whittier
    Edward James Whittier August 12, 1928 - December 18, 2011 Edward James (Jim) Whittier was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Superior, Wisconsin, to parents Edward Joseph and Anna Marie Whittier. Jim was the youngest of three, with two older sisters, Margaret Jordan...
  • Mesa Musings: Some friends transcend time zones, oceans

    Following a transpacific flight of breathtaking dimensions — we took off on a Thursday and landed on a Saturday — and a day and a half of driving up Australia's Highway 1, we arrived for dinner at a little pub. My dad and I were traveling...
  • Peter Tipton Gates

    Peter Tipton Gates
    Peter Tipton Gates of Newport Beach passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012 from a Massive Heart Attack. Pete was born in Arcadia, California to Don Gates and Mary Kenner Gates on August 3, 1945. He was the little brother to Marilyn Beshear and Don Gates....
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY Breakfast Boost Costa Mesa Planning Commissioner Colin McCarthy will be the speaker at a 90-minute Breakfast Boost being hosted by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce. The event is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY 'Occupy The Courts' MoveOn.Org, Occupy Wall Street and other groups will stage a one-day action of occupying federal courthouses in 30 cities, including Santa Ana. The demonstration will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Santa Ana...
  • Community Commentary: Let 'War Horse' be a reminder to rescue O.C. horses

    Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" is shaping up to be a big hit for DreamWorks. The film tugs on our heartstrings by highlighting the love between a man, Albert, and his horse, Joey — a love so deep that Albert joins the service to get his horse...
  • On Faith: Spiritual evolution is fascinating issue

    I have always been captivated by how humanity explains its presence in the world and how it views itself in the universe. If we go by most accepted historical facts, humanity as we know it, modern homo sapiens, began on the planet some 40,000 to 60,000...
  • Remembering the past

    Remembering the past
    SANTA ANA — A Spanish philosopher once said, "Those who are unaware of history are destined to repeat it." -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version incorrectly stated that an Italian philosopher said, "Those who are unaware of history...