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  • Hats off to the USS Orange County

    Hats off to the USS Orange County
    The doughy LSTs, or landing ship tanks in military parlance, were the U.S. Navy's amphibious landing workhorses of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. Flat-bottomed and keel-less, the 328-foot LSTs, their guns blazing, crawled onto...
  • Athletes among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Athletes among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    Misty May-Treanor smiles when she says the name of her newborn baby girl, Malia. The Hawaiian name means "calm and peaceful." Baby Malia, born June 3, did remain calm with her father, Matt Treanor, as they watched Mom being honored along with nine other...
  • Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list

    Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list
    More than 1,900 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation’s most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced...
  • Memorial service set for Friday for longtime Costa Mesa volunteer Stiller

    Memorial service set for Friday for longtime Costa Mesa volunteer Stiller
    A public memorial service for David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his community service, is scheduled for Friday. Stiller's family said the service will begin at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2850 Fairview Road,...
  • Navy SEAL to speak at event

    The first U.S. Navy SEAL admiral will anchor the Newport Harbor Exchange Club's Armed Forces Day weekend flag display by receiving a special honor at the Newport Beach event this weekend. Each year for the display, the Exchange Club plants 1,776...
  • 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,...
  • Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class

    Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class
    Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame. The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty. The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
  • NHHS Hall of Fame bios

    Alumni •Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
  • William H. Tosh

    William H. Tosh
    William H. Tosh joined Sousa’s Band December 27th, 2012 in Costa Mesa, CA.  He was born May 13, 1924 in Kansas City, KS.  “Bill” was a 22 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, enlisting upon graduation from Washington High...
  • Massive manhunt for Irvine shooting suspect

    Massive manhunt for Irvine shooting suspect
    Authorities across Southern California were on high alert Thursday morning as a massive manhunt was underway for an ex-Los Angeles police officer sought in connection with a double homicide in Irvine and the shootings of three police officers, one of whom...
  • Classically Trained: Navy band blows into town

    In the eighth grade, my classmates and I got to hear the United States Marine Band, a.k.a. the President's Own, in rehearsal at their barracks in Washington, D.C. We were told this would be the opportunity of a lifetime, a rare chance to hear one of the...
  • Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings

    Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings
    Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings May 15, 1927-February 10, 2013              You are beloved daughter of Margaret Gertrude and Thomas Henry Conroy; charming wife to David William Upham, Sr., and Cmdr. Richard Newman Billings, USN (deceased);...