| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:34 PM
During this Fourth of July remembrance week, it is important to acknowledge that our freedom often comes at a very high price. That price, of course, is the sacrifice of loved ones serving military missions far from their homes, and putting their lives on...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:53 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:24 AM
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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2013
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Herman I. Kimmel
Herman I. Kimmel passed away on April 5, 2013. He was born in 1923 and attended local schools in Eagle Rock and Pasadena. He leaves a wife of 34 years, Sharon Baker Kimmel, formerly of Choteau, Montana, and a nephew, David Kimmel of...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Randy Hamilton, the director of the high school football documentary "Touchdown Newport," hopes the movie becomes popular nationwide after its premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
That desire may sound lofty, but Hamilton has seen the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:26 AM
The stereotype for athletes from a private school might sometimes be that they're privileged, or even pampered.
The Mater Dei High School boys' water polo team shatters that stereotype in the short film "What It Takes."
The movie, which runs 14...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:29 AM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
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...