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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Commentary: A lesson on important figures from the past

    Usually when reading letters that I don't agree with, I just let them slide and do not give them much thought.
  • Holocaust survivor ushers in new exhibit

    Holocaust survivor ushers in new exhibit
    Jack Pariser and his family spent two years in a cramped hole in the forest floor outside Krakow, Poland. They subsisted on a slice of bread a day. If one person wanted to move, he had to negotiate with everyone else — including Pariser's older...

    94-year-old receives French honor

    94-year-old receives French honor
    Some things are still hard for David Lester to talk about, as they would be for anyone who's seen his friends die and rivers turn red with blood. Eventually the 94-year-old Costa Mesa resident did open up, in the form of a 400-page manuscript, "A Combat...

    Lloyd Orville Johnson Oct. 12, 2012

    Lloyd Orville Johnson Oct. 12, 2012
    Lloyd Orville Johnson, having lived a life that blessed his wife, children and friends, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on October 12th, 2012 at the age of 93. AMemorial Service and reunion will be held this Saturday, November 17, 2012, 10:30...

    Recreation area could supplant fire rings

    Corona del Mar State Beach and Balboa Pier visitors may soon play volleyball or monkey around on "interpretive play structures" where the beaches' hotly debated fire rings now stand, according to a letter the city of Newport Beach sent to the California...