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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vincent F. Arrigo

    Vince Arrigo passed away on Sunday February 6th, 2011. He was 81 years old. Vince was born in Los Angeles on September 8, 1929.  He attended Saint John’s Military Academy in Los Angeles where he played football and ran track.  After attending Saint...
  • Event to raise awareness on servicewomen, veterans

    Editor's note: This corrects the subhead by removing the word Afghanistan. COSTA MESA — Vanguard University will mark International Women's Day on Monday with a campus event looking into issues unique to female veterans. The private Christian...
  • Golf: Kite stays steady

    Golf: Kite stays steady
    Tom Kite doesn't mince words. He keeps reality in focus. We are fallen people living in a fallen world. Adversity will come, along with triumph. The key, according to Kite, is not straying too far in the wrong direction. In golf, that could refer to a...
  • James Donald Douglas

    James Donald Douglas
    Douglas, James Donald November 29, 1927 – March 5, 2011 Until three days prior to his death, Jim was still physically active and full of his ever present optimism, enthusiasm, and love of life and family.   Jim grew up in the then sparsely populated...
  • Connecting with veterans leads to winning message

    NEWPORT BEACH — Kelsey Woo had no family ties to the military when she first competed a year ago for a national scholarship awarded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. But today she feels much closer to the nation's men and women in uniform. "I...
  • Veterans speak to Corona del Mar students

    CORONA DEL MAR — In a sea of teenagers, veterans from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy stood out every few feet along long tables that filled up the Corona Del Mar High School gym. The veterans wore suits and ties or regular clothes, and a...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    TODAY Aszure Barton & Artists The Southland debut of choreographer Aszure Barton & Artists is at 8 p.m. at the Barclay Theatre at UC Irvine, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For more information and tickets, call (949) 854-4646 or visit http://www.thebarclay....
  • Friday's Calendar

    TODAY Irvine Classical Players Orchestra The Irvine Classical Players Orchestra performs its spring concert at 7 p.m. at Concordia University, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For more...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    TODAY Sharon Van Etten Singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten performs at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Little Scream also performs. The show starts at 9 p.m. and presale tickets are $10, $12 at the door. For more information, visit http:/...
  • Murton Louis Munson

    Murton Louis Munson
    Murton Louis Munson Murton L. (Murt) Munson passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2011.  He was born November 14, 1934 in Los Angeles, Ca. to Louis and Lilian Munson. Murt graduated from Inglewood H.S. in 1952. In 1954 he entered the Naval Cadet...