| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:50 AM
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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Willard Clark Fonda
Pebble Beach ~ Willard Clark Fonda, fondly known as "Bill", passed away peacefully on February 18th, at the age of 91 with his beloved family holding vigil. Born in Seattle, WA on June 14, 1920, he was a proud father, grandfather,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Shirley Marie Kahan, 89, died peacefully at home on Sunday, February 24, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
Shirley was born on April 13, 1923 in Seattle, Washington to Leata Fern and Lowell Burton Jackson. She grew up on the Jackson family farm in...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Willard 'Will" Reece, 89, a retired long time Newport-Mesa Unified School District principal and a lifetime Rotarian, passed away peacefully of natural causes in his Newport Beach, CA home on March 6, 2013. Born in Boise, ID in 1923 as the third son of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Roger Neth remembers when the Costa Mesa Police Department started with four people. He was one of them. The year was 1953.
The chief had them draw straws. Neth got the short one.
He was then issued serial No. 2. The act officially made him CMPD's...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:37 PM
While Newport Beach City Council members disagreed Tuesday night about various aspects of the Balboa Village Master Plan — including its name — there was one idea floated in it that they were all willing to let sink: recreational vehicle...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
It is no simple task to cast a magic spell over a social event.
On Sept. 19 in the garden of Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, the executive team of Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza welcomed 100 guests for a 45th anniversary celebration dinner. The operative...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:27 PM
David Ayers wrote and directed "End of Watch." He also wrote the gritty cop drama "Training Day," which earned Denzel Washington an Oscar for best actor. This new film careens across the screen with all the non-stop action you expect from a serious film...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:34 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:23 PM
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...