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  • James Donald Douglas

    James Donald Douglas
    Douglas, James Donald November 29, 1927 – March 5, 2011 Until three days prior to his death, Jim was still physically active and full of his ever present optimism, enthusiasm, and love of life and family.   Jim grew up in the then sparsely populated...
  • Connecting with veterans leads to winning message

    NEWPORT BEACH — Kelsey Woo had no family ties to the military when she first competed a year ago for a national scholarship awarded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. But today she feels much closer to the nation's men and women in uniform. "I...
  • Veterans speak to Corona del Mar students

    CORONA DEL MAR — In a sea of teenagers, veterans from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy stood out every few feet along long tables that filled up the Corona Del Mar High School gym. The veterans wore suits and ties or regular clothes, and a...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    TODAY Aszure Barton & Artists The Southland debut of choreographer Aszure Barton & Artists is at 8 p.m. at the Barclay Theatre at UC Irvine, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For more information and tickets, call (949) 854-4646 or visit http://www.thebarclay....
  • Friday's Calendar

    TODAY Irvine Classical Players Orchestra The Irvine Classical Players Orchestra performs its spring concert at 7 p.m. at Concordia University, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For more...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    TODAY Sharon Van Etten Singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten performs at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Little Scream also performs. The show starts at 9 p.m. and presale tickets are $10, $12 at the door. For more information, visit http:/...
  • Murton Louis Munson

    Murton Louis Munson
    Murton Louis Munson Murton L. (Murt) Munson passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2011.  He was born November 14, 1934 in Los Angeles, Ca. to Louis and Lilian Munson. Murt graduated from Inglewood H.S. in 1952. In 1954 he entered the Naval Cadet...
  • Community & Clubs: Girls State Conference delegates selected

    The following students at local high schools have been selected to serve as delegates at the 2011 Girls State Conference this summer at Claremont-McKenna College: Emily Knight, Corona del Mar High School; Caitlyn Brock and Raquel Friedmann, Costa Mesa...
  • The Crowd: A wedding nine years in the making

    Gary Grimes II met Jackie Rieser while attending a fifth year of high school at Western Reserve in Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for entry into the United States Naval Academy. Grimes grew up on Lido Isle, the son of Sharon and Gary Grimes. He attended...
  • Olive Tree Initiative aims to hear both sides in Middle East conflict

    At multicultural UC Irvine, the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region can create fervent debate. While tensions sometimes escalate on campus — as they have with the Irvine 11 case against student protesters — in 2007 a group of...
  • 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...
  • 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...