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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Classically Trained: A symphonic odyssey into space

    I first tried watching "2001: A Space Odyssey" when I was around 10 because I heard it somehow related to "Star Wars." My adolescent reasoning was simple: "Star Wars" is great, so any related films must be great, too. Right? So in the pre-Netflix and...
  • Ava steps up for Sage

    Ava steps up for Sage
    Sage Hill School tennis assistant coach Dave Siegmund sent me an email Monday. The subject line caught my attention. "Championships are won by players like Ava Soleimany," it read. After I heard about what Soleimany did Saturday at the Division III...
  • Community Commentary: On a path to more joblessness

    It would seem a little embarrassing to have to inform the "Occupy Wall Street" movement that the corporate icon they are protesting — The New York Stock Exchange — was already sold to the Germans. But the real motive behind the protests are a...
  • Community & Clubs: Casino night fundraiser will get 'wild'

    Harbor Mesa Lions will hold their annual "Wild West Casino Night" fundraiser on Friday at the Neighborhood Community Center in Costa Mesa. The evening includes a chuck wagon buffet dinner, country and western dancing, silent auction and gaming tables....
  • City Life: School district needs leadership, accountability

    On the website for each school in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, there is a School Accountability Report Card that has valuable information, including salaries, test scores, expenditure per pupil and more. The report card also includes the...
  • Jergler: Scary lending tales common, but not commonplace

    It's a spooky market out there. What's debatable is how much of that can be blamed on lenders who are scared to give up money for mortgages, or whether the market misery is just an inevitable result of the global economic slump. However, many real estate...
  • On Theater: Britain rules in NTAC's 33rd season

    The British are coming — to the Newport Theatre Arts Center next season. Of the six productions just announced for NTAC 33rd season, four of them have their origins in what is now officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
  • Apodaca: Water polo provides unlikely bridge between Newport, Afghanistan

    Cue the heart-stirring music, and imagine the following set-up: An adversity-stricken group of young people from an impoverished, war-ravaged nation yearns for a source of meaning and accomplishment for themselves, and a point of pride for their...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY Amelia's Marks 50 Years Amelia's Seafood & Italian Restaurant on Balboa Island will celebrate its 50th anniversary in business in the same location, 311 Marine Ave. A special five-course menu for $50 per person will come with live accordion...
  • Rohrabacher on Iraq: 'That reality should be facing us now'

    Whether they're just saying it for political gain or from bad advice, the current crop of GOP presidential candidates are wrong to criticize plans to pull out of Iraq by the end of the year, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) said this week. First on...
  • Two films, two wars

    Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings. The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
  • Opponents of Syrian government plan protest at UCI

    Syrian-American groups plan to protest at UC Irvine on Saturday. The Syrian Emergency Task Force's Los Angeles office and Syrian Rising Generation Movement claim Hazem H. Chehabi, chairman of the UCI Foundation, in his capacity as the honorary general...