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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Vincent F. Arrigo

    Vince Arrigo passed away on Sunday February 6th, 2011. He was 81 years old. Vince was born in Los Angeles on September 8, 1929.  He attended Saint John’s Military Academy in Los Angeles where he played football and ran track.  After attending Saint...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Book Signing Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
  • Mailbag: Off-season lifeguards essential to saving lives

    To cut the permanent staff of lifeguards in Newport Beach as a guise for saving money is the stupidest thing I have ever heard ("Off-season lifeguards may be reduced," April 19). Between Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, Chief Mike Morgan and City Manager...
  • Mesa Musings: The horrors of only 70 years ago

    He was one of the most merciless human beings ever to walk the planet, yet you've likely never heard of him. The late Rudolf Höss made personal and career choices that were disturbing beyond belief. Two years ago Hedy, my wife, and I visited the...
  • Students on board for 'South Pacific'

    Students on board for 'South Pacific'
    Corona del Mar High School is bringing the best of Broadway to Newport Beach with a show that will enchant romance junkies, musical enthusiasts and World War II buffs alike. High school students will be performing Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein'...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Chanel Spring Trunk Show Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island hosts a Chanel Spring Trunk Show, showing off its 2011 Spring Collection. For more information, call (949) 759-1900. Shabbat Service Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach,...
  • From The Sports Desk: Coach Briggs loved life, job

    A little less than four years ago, Paul Briggs gave me a quote that basically summed up what he thought of his life. Briggs, a former Orange Coast College football assistant and a high school coaching legend in Bakersfield, died on Monday at age 90...
  • Paul Arthur Hanna

    Paul Arthur Hanna
    PAUL ARTHUR HANNA, 93, of Prescott, AZ, died peacefully on Jan. 20, 2011.  He was born in Crystal City, MO, Sept. 25, 1917, son of the late Harold and Bertha Hanna. Harriet Jane Hanna, Paul’s devoted wife of 55 years, preceded him in death, as did...
  • Harry B. Sanders

    Sanders, Harry B. February 16, 1919 – February 6, 2011 Harry B. Sanders of Newport Beach, CA passed away peacefully on February 6, 2011.  He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doddle, their children Joanne Volk (David), Jim Sanders...
  • The Bell Curve: Clifford died as he lived

    Clifford Hicks died in his North Carolina home Sept. 29, a month after his 90th birthday. He left behind many thousands of young readers who followed the adventures of Alvin Fernald and Peter Potts in his books. Hicks also left behind a cavernous hole...
  • Apodaca: Thank you, Mom

    Apodaca: Thank you, Mom
    In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, which begins Monday, andMother's Daynext Sunday, I thought I'd take the opportunity to share the story of the greatest teacher I've ever known: my mom. Gentle, humble and delicate, Mom nevertheless taught...