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  • A slice of the Great Park

    A slice of the Great Park
    IRVINE — Orange County will have its Great Park — or at least the small segment of it that officials were able to budget for — by spring 2011, board directors said this week. The North Lawn is the first part of the first phase of the...
  • Dinner, golf event helps Marine veterans

    Dinner, golf event helps Marine veterans
    NEWPORT BEACH — Marine Cpl. Alfonso Palacios has a tattoo on his left forearm depicting tombstones in memory of servicemen killed during a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. The 24-year-old Afghan War veteran said he lost four buddies who were...
  • 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...
  • Locals weigh in on dangers of pirate-filled seas

    Newport Beach sailors could only imagine the horror. The four Americans allegedly shot dead by pirates off the coast of Oman on Tuesday morning were like any other "yachties" — couples, friends and families who sail the world's oceans in search...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    T0DAY Artists Reception The Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza presents The Big Group Show, featuring the work of more than a dozen artists, including Rick Reitveld, John Culqui and Drew Brophy. The opening night reception is from 5 to 8 p....
  • 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,...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    TODAY The Street & Babe Shadow Indie rock band The Street & Babe Shadow, featuring Luke Paquin of the Hot Hot Heat, performs 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,...
  • 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...