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  • 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...
  • Loved ones brave storm to honor fallen SEAL

    Loved ones brave storm to honor fallen SEAL
    NEWPORT BEACH — Not even a hurricane could stop them. A Navy SEAL's widow and mother-in-law were so determined to make the cross-country trip to Newport Beach in time for his benefit tournament that they drove some 300 miles — from Virginia...
  • Tennis tourney for fallen SEAL this Sunday

    The Palisades Tennis Club, 1171 Jamboree Road, in Newport Beach will host a tournament Sunday in memory of a Navy SEAL killed in the downing of a U.S. military helicopter in Afghanistan. The public is welcome to watch the tournament from noon to 3 p.m....
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TUESDAY The Memorial Highway Indie rock band The Memorial Highway performs Tuesdays in September at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/...
  • Iraq War veteran speaking at 9/11 memorial event

    Costa Mesa city officials will gather Sunday on the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Community leaders, military personnel and Costa Mesa police officers will remember those who lost their lives from 9 to 11 a.m. at the U....
  • Apodaca: How much can one man and his family sacrifice for the U.S.?

    It's often been said in the 10 years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11 that the world as we knew it had changed forever. But let's face it, the world changed far more for some than for others. Gary Mathieson is one of those whose life was...
  • Sage Hill vs. Tri-City Christian

    Who: Sage Hill (1-0) vs. Tri-City Christian (0-1) When/Where: 4 p.m. Saturday at Army and Navy Academy (Carlsbad) Key Lightning: Sr. RB-CB Eric Cheng (172 yards rushing, two TDs); Sr. QB-S Taylor Petty (78 yards passing, and 58 yards rushing with 1 TD);...
  • Parents see son's death as inspiration for others

    Parents see son's death as inspiration for others
    Sue and William "Bill" Pollard last spoke to their son, U.S. Army Specialist Justin Pollard, on Christmas 2003. "We talked about how he was coming around to the tail end of his tour, and I asked him if he had any plans for when he got home, and if he...
  • Mesa Musings: The dance floor beckons

    I can't dance. Not a lick. But that's not always been the case. As a student at Lindbergh Elementary School in Costa Mesa from 1952-56, we received square dance and social dance lessons on rainy afternoons. I discovered that I enjoyed the sensation of...
  • Commentary: We must invest in engineering, defense

    America avoided one catastrophe this summer when Congress raised the debt ceiling and averted the first default in U.S. history. But another calamity is waiting in the wings. The failure of the budget "supercommittee" puts in motion a trillion dollars...
  • On Theater: Sibling rivalry takes stage in 'Topdog/Underdog'

    Sibling rivalry comes in many forms, but few cases develop in such gritty desperation as that depicted in Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Topdog/Underdog," now on stage at South Coast Repertory. This grim yet often comical play, which...
  • Man gets 20 months for defrauding military

    A Newport Coast man was sentenced to 20 months in prison for conspiring to sell counterfeit microchips to the U.S. military and defense contractors, authorities said. Neil Felahy, 34, pleaded guilty in 2009 to federal charges of conspiracy to sell...