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  • Berry Belton Merritt, Jr.

    Berry Belton Merritt, Jr. passed away on July 11th, with Ann, his wife of 61 years  at his side. Berry was born in Santa Monica on May 6, 1924.  He grew up in Long Beach and played football at Wilson High School. He spent two years at the University of...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Lawn bowling athletes headed to championships

    The Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club in Corona del Mar will send four athletes to represent Southern California at this year's U.S. National Championships. Maryna Hyland, Tony Baer, Charlie Herbert and Brian Stewart, along with eight other team members,...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    TILL SUNDAY Duesenberg Luxury Cars The Lyon Air Museum will be displaying ten Duesenberg automobiles from Gen. William Lyon's collection. The museum, 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, has daily hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and various admission charges....
  • Police: Costa Mesa man shot two raccoons

    Police: Costa Mesa man shot two raccoons
    COSTA MESA — A 69-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of shooting two raccoons. Samuel K. Gregory, of Costa Mesa, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony cruelty to animals and willfully discharging of a firearm, said Sgt. Ron...
  • Reporter's notebook: My day as an O.C. Fair employee

    Reporter's notebook: My day as an O.C. Fair employee
    COSTA MESA — I don't understand why I didn't get fired on my first day as a carnival employee. Not that I was actually getting paid. Other than the small matter of not being on the Ray Cammack Shows (RCS) payroll, I was a ticket-scanning, prize-...
  • Bookmark: A decade of books about 9/11

    The tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, prompted questions about America's place in the world, and a proliferation of books resulted. Here is a recommended reading list for those seeking enriched understanding. • "The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of...
  • Fallen SEAL to be honored [corrected]

    Christopher Burkhardt and K.C. Fockler never got to meet Stephen Matthew "Matt" Mills, but they plan to thank the fallen Navy SEAL on the tennis court. The two members of the Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach are organizing a benefit tournament,...
  • The Crowd: SPIN gala set for Hilton in H.B.

    Jean Wegener, the closest thing in Costa Mesa to the "unsinkable" Molly Brown, announced this week that her beloved Serving People In Need, otherwise known as SPIN, has firmed up Nov. 5 at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach, for its...
  • Mailbag: Don't leave elections up to Madison Avenue

    In his initial years as president, Barack Obama was quick to blame all of our failures on George Bush. But after three years in office, he takes none of the credit/blame for our financial woes, high unemployment, low wages and our involvement —...
  • City Life: School district honors military service with new page

    The Chicago Public Schools website doesn't have this fantastic page, nor do the websites for the New York City Department of Education, the San Diego Unified School District or the Dallas Independent School District. You won't find a similar page for...
  • Former Daily Pilot publisher Bob Weed dies

    Former Daily Pilot publisher Bob Weed dies
    COSTA MESA — Bob Weed, who served as Daily Pilot publisher during a 20-year span that resulted in several newspaper awards, has died. Weed died Saturday of natural causes in San Luis Obispo County, family members said. He was 92. A newspaperman...
  • Man gets 22 years for armed robbery of Irvine daycare

    A Stanton man convicted of his third strike for the armed robbery of an Irvine in-home daycare was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in state prison. Hung Trong Do, 34, pleaded guilty in May to robbing a woman at gunpoint while she was caring for six...