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  • 'Touchdown Newport' and 'What It Takes' get an encore

    'Touchdown Newport' and 'What It Takes' get an encore
    The premiere of "Touchdown Newport," along with the short film "What It Takes," sold out at Lido Theatre Tuesday night as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival. The majority of the audience appeared to enjoy both movies, as each provided emotional and...
  • Rollo W. McClellan Jr., December 21, 1919- May 4, 2013

    Rollo W. McClellan Jr., December 21, 1919- May 4, 2013
    Rollo W. McClellan Jr., December 21, 1919- May 4, 2013 Resident of Newport Beach, California. Rollo McClellan passed away Saturday, May 4 2013 at the age of 93 in Walnut Creek California.  He had recently moved to the Bay Area to be near his children Mike...
  • Carnett: Fond memories of 'Joe Cool'

    Carnett: Fond memories of 'Joe Cool'
    It seems inconceivable that he's been gone four decades. Polished and imperturbable, Joe Kroll was an Orange Coast College icon for 22 years. He exuded more charisma than any other OCC leader — ever. Students loved Kroll and labeled him "Joe Cool....
  • Reel Critics: 'Runner' runs out of steam

    Reel Critics: 'Runner' runs out of steam
    In 2011, director Brad Furman took an interesting look at attorneys working the bottom of the legal barrel in "The Lincoln Lawyer." He alternated between serious and amusing scenes that kept the story rolling. But by the end of the movie, the plot...
  • Vera Belle Lunsway

    Vera Belle Lunsway
    Vera Belle Lunsway, age 86, of Corona del Mar, passed away Saturday June 29, 2013 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach California.  She was born October 7, 1926 to James Herbert McCorkle and Iva Lou (Mallory) McCorkle in Gem, Kansas.  She had one older...
  • John A. Scott

    John A. Scott Rear Admiral John A. Scott, U.S. Navy (ret.) passed away on Wednesday, July 10 in Irvine, California.  A native of Northern Ireland, Rear Admiral Scott was born on February 7, 1920 the son of William and Lily Scott.  He graduated from San...
  • 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...
  • Willard Caswell Courtney

    Willard Caswell Courtney
    Willard Caswell Courtney was born in Watts, CA on August 24, 1915 and moved to Orange County in 1916. where he lived for the next 97 years. His mother was a professional piano player and his father was a man of many occupations, including  railroad...
  • The God Squad: Plenty to be thankful for

    Next week, I hope each of you will pause at your Thanksgiving table, before burying your faces in assorted carbs, to ask your fellow diners to name something or someone they are thankful for this year. In addition to family, friends, America and pie, here...
  • 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...
  • Manuel Rede

    Manuel Rede Rede, Manuel A.,78  passed away peacefully on June 3rd with family by his side.  He was born in 1932 and graduated from CSUF with a B.A. in Political Science and M.P.A. degree, which he obtained after serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean...
  • Charles Keith Lumpkin

    Lumpkin, Charles Keith (aka Keith Charles) Born in Long Beach, California on March 19, 1925, passed away on July 30, 2011 in Newport Beach, California. Served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. Graduated from Claremont McKenna College. Chairman of...