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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: Vanguard honors veterans with 'Value Pillars'

    The Crowd: Vanguard honors veterans with 'Value Pillars'
    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...
  • District attorney drops charges in anthrax scare

    A U.S. Navy petty officer who vandalized his former Newport Beach apartment and left behind a jar full of a white powder labeled "anthrax" had his charges dropped Tuesday after complying with court orders. Orange County prosecutors dropped misdemeanor...
  • Navy: No toxins detected under El Toro runways

    IRVINE — The U.S. Navy did not detect toxins beneath the former El Toro Marine Base's runways and progress is steadily being made on a plume of contamination beneath other sections of the former base, residents were told at last week's City...