| Jul 24, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Before Sami Feinstein became a seventh-grader at Costa Mesa Middle School she attended Tarbut V'Torah in Irvine.
She learned a lot about her heritage at the Jewish Day School. Now, at 22, she's about to learn more and gain a unique experience as a U.S....
| Jul 10, 2015
| 5:08 PM
LEIPZIG, Germany — From its outward appearance, the stately 102-year-old building in this city's "Mitte," or central district, provides no clues to the roles it played during World War II and the Cold War.
But when my wife, Ludie, and I ascended...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 8:15 PM
Roosevelt impressionist to perform at temple
Historical impressionist Peter Small will portray President Franklin D. Roosevelt during services Friday night at Temple Isaiah of Newport, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.
The event, which will begin at 8 p....
| Jun 5, 2015
| 6:25 PM
Seniors who stepped into the Oasis Senior Center event space Friday morning to commemorate the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Normandy enjoyed a trip back to 1944.
Singer Bonnie Bowden belted out selections from the Great American...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Jack Ray Hammett, 94, passed away peacefully in his Costa Mesa home of over 50 years on Saturday 12/13/14, with his family. He wanted to be remembered as a Patriot, “one who supports and defends his country”. That was his life’s...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Age 92, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in San Diego, California. Gery is a Pearl Harbor Survivor and WWII Navy Veteran. He is survived by his sweetheart, Sally Nockold “The Love of His Life”; a daughter Patricia Elaine Cantrell-...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:27 PM
I have to imagine there are a number of public safety employees in Newport Beach, both police and fire, who are embarrassed by the ridiculous mass mailer recently sent to residents by the Newport Beach police and firefighter associations. The mass...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Two important power shifts are taking place in California. Power is shifting up from the cities and down from Sacramento to county government.
The first power shift is evidenced by the impending decision by the Santa Ana City Council to disband its...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:52 PM
While it is 100% legitimate in our democracy for any resident and any columnist to critique how a school district uses public funds, it's not legitimate to do so in a reckless way and to use fallacious arguments.
The latest example of such an attack ...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:17 PM
He was the Newport-Mesa doctor known for his old-fashioned flair, a hometown feel to his craft, compassion for his patients and a twinkle in his eye.
Dr. Dudley A. Pfaff, a longtime Newport Beach resident, 41-year physician and team doctor to local...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
I highly disfavor Michael Miller's recent political hit-column on the character and reputation of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. As a World War II veteran and longtime Orange County resident, I am deeply worried about the left-wing direction of our once-proud...