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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • O.C. Now

    Newport Beach City negotiates pension change for guards A new contract for the Newport Beach city lifeguards was approved by a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday night. Among the key provisions in the contract are a 3.5% increase in pension program...
  • War vet was very involved

    Edward Louis Armstrong, a World War II and Korean War veteran and longtime Laguna Beach resident, died May 10. He was 86. The Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade Committee in 2002 recognized Capt. Armstrong's service to his country as a submariner when he...
  • Sentencing for counterfeit semiconductors case delayed

    The sentencing of two Newport Coast men who pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit electronics to the U.S. Navy was pushed back until at least November, federal officials said Wednesday. Mustafa Aljaff, 30, and Neil Felahy, 32, could be sentenced to 2....