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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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...
  • Carnett: When OCC was young

    I took a walk through my Mesa del Mar neighborhood the other evening. It was just after sunset — the gloaming — and the sky had the luminescence of a shiny pearl. A fresh ocean breeze wafted across the mesa. For a few moments I tried to...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Residents raises concerns about standing water at Buck Gully

    Corona del Mar Today: Residents raises concerns about standing water at Buck Gully
    The $2-million Buck Gully erosion control project is nearly complete and already has proven to work as intended, slowing down this spring's storm waters that streamed toward Little Corona Beach. But some neighbors along the gully say the system, which...
  • Marines lunch together at Big Canyon Country Club

    Marines lunch together at Big Canyon Country Club
    At one point during lunch at Big Canyon Country Club on Sunday, as dozens of Marines were enjoying filet mignon and roasted garlic mashed potatoes, somebody asked for all the former Marines to stand up. The response came right away from all over the...
  • Seniors, veterans treated to a show

    CORONA DEL MAR —The Harbor Singers honored the Armed Forces on Friday with music and choreographed moves at the monthly Friends of OASIS meeting. The Orange County women's singing group performed showtunes and patriotic numbers with dance moves...