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  • Janet Kittredge ShawJuly 11, 1920 - June 15, 2014

    Janet Kittredge Shaw<br/>July 11, 1920 - June 15, 2014
        Janet Shaw passed away peacefully on June 15 at home in Newport Beach surrounded by her family. Originally from Royal Oak, Michigan, she attended Albion College, became a Delta Zeta, and graduated with a degree in sociology six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. She enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1943, and was stationed at Miramar in San Diego.  Assigned to the Aviation Division, she taught pilots radio navigation using a link trainer.  Jan was always very proud of her service as a sergeant in the Marine Corps and of her status as a World War II Veteran.
  • Reel Critics: 'Expendables 3' is more expendable as it shows its age

    "Expendables 3" is the latest installment in this geriatric franchise that will not die. The producers round up old geezer action heroes who still have sufficiently bulging biceps to play their roles. They include a snarling Sylvester Stallone, low-...

    Community & Clubs: Bidding farewell to a family hero

    Community &amp; Clubs: Bidding farewell to a family hero
    I have written about my brother LeRoy periodically over the years in my Daily Pilot column. I am sorry to say he passed away at the age of 79 on March 12 from complications of polio, which he contracted in 1952. LeRoy graduated from St. Louis Park...

    Super Bowl party for vets moves to American Legion

    A private Super Bowl party in Newport Beach promises a rousing good time, even if those attending don't care much about football. Corona del Mar residents Gary and Julie Crisp, owners of Costa Mesa-based C2, a printing services business, are having...

    American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park

     American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park
    Overlooking Newport Harbor on Saturday morning, the flags outnumbered the audience. About 100 people gathered in the middle of Castaways Park where 1,776 American flags were rippling in the onshore breeze. Attached to many of those flags were names,...