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  • John Richard (Dick) Bertone

    John Richard (Dick) Bertone
    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....
  • Alvin Otis (A.O.) Smith

    Alvin Otis (A.O.) Smith
    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...
  • Paul Norman Anderson

    Paul Norman Anderson
    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...
  • Fashion Island shooting suspect 'totally different,' cousin says

    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...
  • Eugene Edward Verge

    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...
  • Frank Lloyd Hall

    Frank Lloyd Hall
    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...
  • 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);...
  • Former judge, family lawyer dies at age 87

    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...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Whole Foods opens at Fashion Island

    Corona del Mar Today: Whole Foods opens at Fashion Island
    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,"...
  • Island adventure takes a turn

    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...
  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    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. With...
  • 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...