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Story | Sep 14, 2013 | 5:30 PMUsually when reading letters that I don't agree with, I just let them slide and do not give them much thought. However, when one is personally attacked, then a response is in order. Recently, I wrote a piece (Mailbag: "Story | Jul 22, 2013 | 3:59 PMSome 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...Story | Jan 30, 2013 | 5:04 PMEthel Holton Doyle, longtime resident of Costa Mesa and Irvine, died peacefully at her home of natural causes on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at age 91. Mrs. Doyle was born February 1, 1921 in Bridgeton, North Carolina. She attended Louisburg College and...Story | Jan 23, 2013 | 2:22 PMThe Costa Mesa Sanitary District has not executed a competitive trash contract bid since World War II. The elected Sanitary District's board oversees about 13 employees and one trash contract. The board meets Thursday, and one item on the agenda will...Story | Jan 25, 2013 | 2:02 PMThere's a punctuation mark that most people have never heard of or noticed, even though they've probably seen it in print 1,000 times. It's called the en dash, or N dash. And it's a great example of how weird the wild world of punctuation can be. Case...Story | Jan 12, 2013 | 6:23 PMRonald Reagan understood that Congress is in the business of growing the size of government. Raising taxes to supposedly cut government deficits is the scam that politicians use to increase their ability to borrow more money to spend. As President Reagan...