| Nov 14, 2011
| 10:32 AM
John Richard (“Dick”) Bertone, 78, of Newport Beach, CA., peacefully passed into eternal life on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, surrounded by his beloved family. Dick was born in Glendale, CA. on July 2, 1933, to Dominick B. Bertone and Marie T....
| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Alvin Otis (A.O.) Smith, 85 passed away quietly October 30, 2011. He was born in Gunter, Texas on April 10, 1926. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II on the U.S.S Iowa. A.O. married Gwendolyn Cox, October 27, 1950. He graduated from North Texas...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Paul Norman Anderson, an unwaveringly devoted family man, painter, poet, early Laguna Beach lifeguard, businessman and 22-year member of the South Coast Water District board died Wednesday at Mission Hospital. He was 84.
Anderson was born May 4, 1927, in...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The man accused of firing more than 50 rounds into the air at a busy Newport Beach shopping mall on Saturday seemed "totally different" at his grandmother's wake two days before, a cousin said.
Jacob Avalos told KTLA the wake was the last time he saw...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Eugene Edward Verge
Aug. 23, 1918 – Nov. 27, 2012
Eugene (Gene) Edward Verge, 94, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Newport
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a stroke. He leaves his wife of 17 years,
Shirley (Holdern) Verge; his...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Frank Lloyd Hall
March 7, 1938 - June 15, 2012
Frank Hall was born in Los Angeles, CA to Leon and Mary (Maizie) Hall. He lived his early years in Eagle Rock and on a ranch near Moorpark, CA.
In 1945 he came to Balboa with his brother, Howard and lived...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
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);...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Don McCartin, a former Orange County Superior Court judge who lived and practiced law in Costa Mesa, has died.
McCartin was surrounded by family when he died Saturday at his home in Bass Lake, Calif. He was 87.
He practiced family law in Costa Mesa from...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:03 PM
A Whole Foods Market grocery opened its doors Wednesday morning at Fashion Island, drawing hundreds of customers who lined up for a chance to be among the first to explore the 32,000-square-foot shop.
"I'm just really excited about having [it] close by,"...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:08 PM
PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA — "You have deep and critical wounds to your leg, Mr. Henley. The dogs mauled through to the muscles and bone in several places. Your leg looks like mincemeat. I must operate at once."
These were the words of Dr. Alexander...
| May 26, 2012
| 6:33 PM
On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:07 PM
Setting a hand on the old rail gun, which graced the top rail of an English ship some time around 1790, Joe Vallejo smiled thinking how much about it he didn't know.
At the back of his gallery across the street from the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Vallejo...