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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...