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  • Community & Clubs: Girls State Conference delegates selected

    The following students at local high schools have been selected to serve as delegates at the 2011 Girls State Conference this summer at Claremont-McKenna College: Emily Knight, Corona del Mar High School; Caitlyn Brock and Raquel Friedmann, Costa Mesa...
  • The Crowd: A wedding nine years in the making

    Gary Grimes II met Jackie Rieser while attending a fifth year of high school at Western Reserve in Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for entry into the United States Naval Academy. Grimes grew up on Lido Isle, the son of Sharon and Gary Grimes. He attended...
  • Olive Tree Initiative aims to hear both sides in Middle East conflict

    At multicultural UC Irvine, the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region can create fervent debate. While tensions sometimes escalate on campus — as they have with the Irvine 11 case against student protesters — in 2007 a group of...
  • Fundraiser helps autistic children

    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo with ACT Today Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, "Young and Restless" actress Kate Linder and author Mara Brown. NEWPORT COAST — Mother's Day was celebrated a little early Monday...
  • Security finds shotgun barrel in carry-on luggage at JWA

    Authorities at John Wayne Airport found a shotgun barrel in an outbound passenger's carry-on luggage Wednesday morning, a spokesman for the federal Transportation Security Administration said. The passenger was preparing to board US Airways Flight 42 to...
  • Years later, 9/11 events still vivid

    Even before the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden, the photo of the flaming World Trade Center towers had been removed from a Newport Beach man's wall. It once served as a bin Laden "wanted" poster for Dover Shores resident Lyle Davis, who hung it prominently...
  • Community & Clubs: Interfaith Council celebrates 'Bridge Builders'

    As part of its Open Faiths-Open Doors Week, the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council honored seven individuals, a congregation and two groups with "Bridge Builder Awards" for their leadership in promoting interfaith dialogue and understanding, according...
  • Job fair targets veterans

    COSTA MESA — The Honor a Hero: Hire a Vet, Orange County Veterans Employment Committee's job fair, will return to Costa Mesa for its fourth installment with about 40 employers May 26. The event, which last year attracted about 550 job seekers &#...
  • Garrison has plans to step out on his own terms

    Garrison has plans to step out on his own terms
    COSTA MESA — When Tom Garrison left the Navy, he had to decide between becoming a physician, or a teacher. After teaching marine science at Orange Coast College over 42 years, Garrison is preparing to end his career right where it started without...
  • Academics question Rohrabacher on Pakistan bill

    Two foreign policy experts at UC Irvine have questioned the wisdom of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's sponsorship of a House bill that would end U.S. financial aid to Pakistan. But the Republican Costa Mesa congressman stood by his proposal, saying he feels that...
  • SEAL shows patriotism through art

    SEAL shows patriotism through art
    MIDWAY CITY — For Pete Carolan, the killing of Osama bin Laden was a full-circle moment. The Irvine artist spent almost two decades in the Navy SEALs, the specialized combat wing that conducted the May 1 nighttime raid on the Al Qaeda leader's...
  • 'It feels like I'm being rebuilt'

     'It feels like I'm being rebuilt'
    COSTA MESA — Thatiana Geiger slowly pushed two children in a double-seat stroller between rows of tables, eying neatly laid-out information packets from 40 prospective employers. She and her husband, Brian Geiger, a Navy veteran, attended Thursday'...