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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous

    Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous
    Re. "Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store (Aug. 2): Your article proclaiming that Chick-fil-A supporters came out "en masse" to support the company after its president said he believes in the religious definition of marriage is so disingenuous and...
  • Heart dazzles at O.C. Fair

    Heart dazzles at O.C. Fair
    Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson delivered a whole-hearted performance for Heart fanatics at Orange County Fair last week. "This is an opportunity for us all to pour our hearts out together," Ann Wilson said to the nearly filled Pacific Amphitheatre on...
  • Donald F. Julien

    Donald F. Julien
    Donald F. Julien Donald F. Julien was born in Bergenfield, New Jersey on August 11, 1922 to Florence and Fred Julien. He passed away peacefully on August 5th, 2012 due to natural causes, six days shy of his 90th birthday. He was truly one-of-a-kind and a...
  • Max Dillman

    Max Dillman
    Max Dillman June 3, 1925 – Aug. 5, 2012 Beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Max was a Balboa resident for over 55 years. Originally born in Alhambra, Max made many long lasting friends who he continued to stay in touch with...
  • Carnett: Costa Mesa High's class of '62 fueled by many firsts

    Costa Mesa High School's first graduating class — the class of 1962 — will hold its 50th reunion in September. The class of '62, of which I'm a proud member, was unique in that it was the school's lead class all four years on campus. We...
  • Ray Rosso beloved figure

    Ray Rosso beloved figure
    Ray Rosso, Orange Coast College's first football coach who was a revered teacher and coach of several sports at the school, died Saturday of natural causes at his home in Newport Beach. He was 96. Rosso, who guided OCC to a 37-38-3 record in eight...
  • Carnett: Historical 'what if' can be fun for a moment

    Human beings exhibit a remarkable capacity for positing head-scratching "what ifs." What if I'd been born in County Cork instead of Orange County? What if I stood 6-foot-5 instead of 5-foot-6? (Actually, I'm 5 8½.) What if I had pipes like Pavarotti?...
  • Classically Trained: Making the music happen (without a baton)

    Classically Trained: Making the music happen (without a baton)
    Carl St.Clair may be more recognizable to Orange County music lovers, but Pacific Symphony President John Forsyte leads the team who makes the music happen concert after concert, season after season. Forsyte took the symphony's helm in 1998. During his...
  • HAL LEHMAN

    HAL LEHMAN
    HAL LEHMAN May 8, 1918 - February 26, 2013 Hal Lehman, 94, a 55-year resident of Newport Beach, died peacefully after a long illness, at his Lido Isle home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Hal, the only surviving son of Gladys and...
  • Gene Dulin

    Gene Dulin
    DULIN, Gene July 13, 1917- March 4, 2013 Miss Gene Dulin, 95, of Newport Beach, California passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, March 4, 2013. Gene was born in Missouri, the only child of Eugene and Myrtle (Starling) Dulin. Her father died...
  • Developer gains permits for Newport Bay Marina

    Developer gains permits for Newport Bay Marina
    A developer recently obtained building permits for the long-awaited Newport Bay Marina project a large mixed-use development near the Newport Pier. Etco Homes Inc. plans to build a 36,000-square-foot commercial, retail and residential mixed-use...
  • Commentary: JWA continues to threaten our quality of life

    During the 1950s, Southern California culture was ablaze with anything considered chic, sophisticated and novel. Artists, designers and architects were pushing boundaries in style, design, architecture and invention. World War II was over, and the...