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  • 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...
  • Sounding Off: More than 300 job applications and counting

    Editor's note: This is the first of two parts. The latest description of the employment challenged is the term "in transition." According to the Advanced English Dictionary, "transition" means, "A change from one place or state or subject or stage to...
  • Beautiful day for the neighborhood

    IRVINE — The first-phase plans for the development of nearly 5,000 homes and 1.2 million square feet of commercial space to ring around the Orange County Great Park was submitted to the city by project officials this week. Five Point Communities...
  • Adventurer wants to base submarine in Newport

    NEWPORT BEACH — Harbor officials don't get this type of application often. Newport Beach yacht racer and businessman Chris Welsh has applied to park his deep-sea submarine atop a 125-foot long, 60-foot wide catamaran in the middle of the bay....
  • Navy trailing yacht hijacked by pirates

    The U.S. military was said to be "evaluating the options" regarding a possible rescue of a former Newport Beach couple and two other Americans taken hostage by Somali pirates. A military source told CNN that a U.S. Navy warship and helicopters were...
  • 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...
  • 2012 Community and Clubs Hall of Fame

    Editor's note: The following is part of Daily Pilot columnist Jim de Boom's introductions for the Community and Clubs Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductees. * Irvina Kanarek Nominated by: Costa Mesa resident Charlene Ashendorf. Irvina, who grew up in...
  • William Shields Lee

    William Shields Lee
    LEE, William Shields 9/20/1915 – 6/30/2012 Our father passed away peacefully recently following a brief illness. He was born on September 20, 1915 to Judge William Erwin Lee and Madeline Shields Lee. He was raised initially in Moscow, Idaho but...
  • More meaning than a photograph

    COSTA MESA — More than 200 veterans, spanning multiple generations and wars, were honored Friday morning at the annual Mariners Christian School Red, White and Blue Breakfast. "It's about respect and honoring the sacrifices that those who came...
  • 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...