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  • 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,...
  • The Bell Curve: Calmer moments in World War II

    I was surfing through cable TV stations Wednesday, looking for a path to write about Veterans Day. I stumbled on "Hoosiers," a film based on the true story of five boys from the tiny Indiana farming community of Milan, who worked, played and bonded...
  • O.C. Bargainista: How to prepare for warehouse sales

    This is the time of year when all varieties of manufacturers begin opening their doors for public warehouse and sample sales, so get that gift list ready and start making your shopping plans. First, a few tips We'll focus on sales in Orange County in...
  • A run for their sacrifices

    A run for their sacrifices
    COSTA MESA — The city's young and old, and generations in between, took time Thursday to honor the men and women who have served in the American armed forces. On one side of town, the Orange Coast College Student Veterans Group staged its first...
  • No mistakes made in this memorial

    No mistakes made in this memorial
    IRVINE — Official Department of Defense casualty records contain errors regarding about 3% of American servicemen and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to Orange County veterans advocates. Whether it's a misspelled name, an incorrect...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Harbor View celebrates Veterans Day

    Harbor View Elementary School students honored veterans Tuesday in an assembly that included songs, stories and tributes to men and women who have served and are serving the United States of America. "We want you to understand," said Stan Jones, who...
  • Air Forces captain, missing since WWII, to be buried at sea off Newport Beach

    The remains of an Army Air Forces captain who went missing in action during World War II have been returned to his family and will receive a burial with full military honors off the coast of Newport Beach, the Department of Defense said. George W....