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  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads guilty to weapons charges

    A Costa Mesa man is facing a federal prison sentence for using a fake Arizona ID to buy guns in that state and then bring them back to California. Christopher Mathwig, 38, pleaded guilty this week in an Arizona federal court to using false statements...
  • 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...
  • Rohrabacher on Iraq: 'That reality should be facing us now'

    Whether they're just saying it for political gain or from bad advice, the current crop of GOP presidential candidates are wrong to criticize plans to pull out of Iraq by the end of the year, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) said this week. First on...
  • Two films, two wars

    Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings. The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
  • Phony Paul Frank pajamas seized at port

    Phony Paul Frank pajamas seized at port
    Nearly 15,000 pairs of phony Paul Frank pajamas worth nearly $100,000 were found and confiscated at the Los Angeles-Long Beach Port, federal authorities announced Tuesday. The seizure of the pajamas imprinted with cuddly characters such as Blue Julius,...
  • For the cause, or for the votes?

    COSTA MESA — The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a resolution recognizing June 19 as "the Day of Remembrance for Overseas Vietnamese Veterans of the Republic of South Vietnam." Officials adopted the resolution after Mayor Allan...
  • Costa Mesa man example in ACLU case

    COSTA MESA — Using a Costa Mesa man's detention as an example, the American Civil Liberties Union sued the federal government this week on grounds that it doesn't give the mentally disabled a fair chance to dispute deportation orders. Six suspected...
  • Bodysurfers can thank the Army

    Bodysurfers can thank the Army
    NEWPORT BEACH — Here's one gnarly example of a righteous form of federal government intervention: If it weren't for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, we'd never have those gigantic waves at the Wedge. It's a stretch of beach at the southern tip of...
  • Mansoor hires Vietnamese assistant

    COSTA MESA — Mayor Allan Mansoor has been trying to appeal to the Vietnamese American community, a key voting bloc in his bid for the 68th Assembly District. Toward that goal he's enlisted the support of a Little Saigon political insider, Daisy...
  • Talks flow for river project

    NEWPORT BEACH — Veteran conservationists are seeking to revive long-languishing plans for a massive park near the mouth of the Santa Ana River. Earlier this month, they formed a nonprofit organization to create the Orange Coast River Park, a 1,...
  • Community & Clubs: Iraq war veteran to speak at meeting

    On Wednesday, Iraq war veteran David Mayer is going to be at the general meeting of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, along with his mother and father. He will speak about the organization he is establishing to build homes for veterans who have...