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  • It's A Gray Area: Government is meddling in health care

    Since my last column about health care appeared in this space, the system has continued to gallop toward disaster. Today, under the federal government's "leadership," we often pay several times more in the United States for the same prescription drugs...
  • The God Squad: Easter is a tough egg to crack

    Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. Sometimes, Easter is in mid-April, and sometimes in early March. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Dec. 25 every year, yet there's no...
  • Carnett: No adventurous spirit? Enjoy the feats of others

    I'm no sailor. As a matter of fact, I've been known to lose a meal over a vessel's heaving (no pun intended!) deck. It's a practice guaranteed to win few friends. But I do love a good maritime narrative that depicts human courage and conflict and...
  • 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);...
  • Vallejo Gallery ready to pull up anchor

    Vallejo Gallery ready to pull up anchor
    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...
  • Irvine mayor asks council to contribute to Dorner reward

    Irvine Mayor Steven S. Choi called on his city to contribute $100,000 to a multi-agency reward established during the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, who is presumed to have killed four people on a Southern California rampage that began in Irvine....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lobdell: Chase those dreams

    Lobdell: Chase those dreams
    Halfway into his sailing trip around the world, Newport Beach's Mike Lawler nervously scanned the horizon for pirates. Two days earlier, U.S. Navy SEAL snipers had killed three Somali pirates during a successful high seas rescue of an American captain...
  • Get The Ink Out: 'No Lunch Lunch' honors food bank's mission

    Get The Ink Out: 'No Lunch Lunch' honors food bank's mission
    Editor's note: This corrects the amount Wal-mart is donating and the spelling of Thad Foret and Isabel's name, and adds in a link to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. A plethora of Orange County business and political leaders and...
  • 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...