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  • Mesa Musings: Modesty, where have you gone?

    Modesty. It's a forgotten virtue in this culture. Remember long ago when our teachers introduced us to the "Seven Heavenly Virtues" (as opposed to the "Seven Deadly Sins")? Those virtues were spelled out as: chastity, temperance, charity, diligence,...
  • Marina development plans wrapping up

    Marina development plans wrapping up
    Etco Homes Inc. a development company based in Beverly Hills, is finalizing plans to build a 36,000 square-foot commercial, retail and residential mixed-use development at the site of the Newport Bay Marina, the former location of the historic World War...
  • Support above call of duty

    Assistant Secretary of Defense Dennis McCarthy recently presented the Irvine Police Department with the Employer Support Freedom Award for going the extra mile for employees who serve in U.S. National Guard and Reserve. The recognition was given during a...
  • Robbers storm home, steal $50K in pot

    Seconds after a customer left a Costa Mesa home Thursday night, robbers forced their way in, pistol-whipped the homeowner and stole 9 pounds of his marijuana, police said. Three men wearing bandannas over their faces entered the victim's home in the 2600...
  • A slice of the Great Park

    A slice of the Great Park
    IRVINE — Orange County will have its Great Park — or at least the small segment of it that officials were able to budget for — by spring 2011, board directors said this week. The North Lawn is the first part of the first phase of the...
  • Dinner, golf event helps Marine veterans

    Dinner, golf event helps Marine veterans
    NEWPORT BEACH — Marine Cpl. Alfonso Palacios has a tattoo on his left forearm depicting tombstones in memory of servicemen killed during a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. The 24-year-old Afghan War veteran said he lost four buddies who were...
  • Community & Clubs: New officers installed

    On Oct. 10, the Kiwanis Club of Costa Mesa installed the officers for the 2010-11 fiscal year. The new officers are Ken Dilley, president; Charles Markel, vice president; Rhea Leigh Graf, treasurer; and Bill Lowe, secretary. The incoming Board of...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Costumes beget delicious treats

    Freebie of the Week: Kids eat free on Halloween at several local restaurants, including Zov's Bistro, 21123 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach, where all kids dressed in costume will receive a kid's meal with purchase of an adult entrée. Call (949) 760-...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Murder tips — for free

    Freebie of the Week: UC Irvine's Claire Trevor Film Festival continues with the screening of "How to Murder Your Wife" at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the campus' Winifred Smith Hall, 712 Arts Plaza. The 1965 classic comedy stars Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Claire...
  • Briefs: Sea Kings' Dean now playing in Russia

    Evan Dean is spending most of his August days in Russia. The Corona del Mar High incoming senior is one of 20 beach volleyball players, whom are part of an exchange program in Russia Friday through Aug. 21. Dean, an All-Pacific Coast League first-team...
  • WWII vet flew behind enemy lines on D-Day

    WWII vet flew behind enemy lines on D-Day
    CORONA DEL MAR — Corona del Mar High School students on Wednesday were led in the Pledge of Allegiance by an 88-year-old World War II veteran whose mission was to crash-land glider planes filled with thousands of pounds of ammunition, infantry,...
  • Mesa Musings: Last 40 years are the best

    Thursday is Veterans Day. I celebrated it early by watching one of my all-time favorite films the other night. William Wyler's 1946 classic, "The Best Years of Our Lives," which won seven Academy Awards, features an all-star cast, including Myrna Loy,...