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  • 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'...
  • Get more from Memorial Day

    Get more from Memorial Day
    There will be several Memorial Day observance ceremonies in the area, including one at 11 a.m. Monday at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park & Mortuary, 1625 Gisler Ave., Costa Mesa. Organizers will offer complimentary hot dogs and drinks to attendees....
  • Man dead after apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say

    A 26-year-old man shot and killed himself in front of his Newport Beach home, police said Friday. Newport Beach police responded about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to the 2600 block of Cliff Drive, and discovered a man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot...
  • Communities & Clubs: New addition of a turkey, eagle

    "Turkey," as defined by the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, is "a large North American bird that has brownish plumage and a bare, wattled head and neck and is widely domesticated for food." The slang definition for "turkey" is, "A...
  • Mesa Musings: Koreas' war far from over

    "In the spring … kings go off to war," the author of 2 Samuel wrote three millennia ago. Lee crossed the Potomac and invaded the Union in June 1863; Hitler ran roughshod over France in May 1940; and North Korea invaded the South in June 1950....
  • Classically Trained: Maestro has strong musical roots

    Classically Trained: Maestro has strong musical roots
    SEAL BEACH — When your father plays violin, your brother plays violin, your cousins play violin and your aunt plays viola, clearly the sounds of strings run deep in the family. So it was only natural that Maxim Eshkenazy take up the family trade...
  • Communities & Clubs: American Legion national official coming to Post 291

    American Legion National Commander Jimmie Foster is scheduled to attend a dinner at Newport Harbor Post 291 on Monday, Dec. 13. Key members of Foster's command staff will accompany him to the dinner. Also attending will be the parents of Michael A....
  • Checkpoint yields two DUI arrests

    COSTA MESA — A DUI checkpoint Saturday resulted in seven investigations, two arrests and another unrelated arrest, according to a news release issued by the Police Department. The operation on Harbor Boulevard south of Victoria Street also resulted...
  • Three locals charged in white supremacist case

    Three locals charged in white supremacist case
    Three Costa Mesa residents were among nearly 50 people arrested or indicted in Orange County's biggest white supremacist prison and street gang crackdown ever. Jessie Raffensberger, 31, Richard Michael Briggs, 58, and Edward Anthony Ferraro, 30, are...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman. TODAY Indie Tuesday Dirty Pistol and Irreplaceable Two perform beginning at 10 p.m. at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa...