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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY Book Sale The Friends of the Library host a used book sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The Friday event is for members only. For more information, call (949)...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Mother's Day at Island Hotel The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, offers Mother's Day brunch and dinner options. The Palm Terrace Patio hosts a buffet and BBQ brunch form 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at $78 per person or $29 per...
  • Frank Eugene Cummings

    Frank Eugene Cummings 8/19/22 – 5/11/11 Graduated Manhattan College, WW2 vet of USS carrier Natoma Bay, aerospace engineer with Rockwell, most notable projects Saturn Rocket and space shuttle communication systems.  Golfed until 88 years old,...
  • Beloved booster remembered for his tenacity, generosity

    Beloved booster remembered for his tenacity, generosity
    COSTA MESA — Jim Scott, a passionate Costa Mesa schools booster who led projects that included a new football stadium at Estancia High School, died Saturday of heart failure, his son, Jim Scott Jr., said Thursday. He was 85. A private memorial...
  • It's A Gray Area: Take in a bit of history with your theater

    Do you want to treat yourself to great theater for a truly modest price? Get tickets for the upcoming production of "The Hiding Place," based upon Tim Gregory's original adaptation of the autobiography by Corrie ten Boom. The show will be performed at...
  • Francis Joseph Brown Jr.

    Francis Joseph Brown Jr.
    Francis Joseph Brown Jr. Lt. Colonel, US Army (retired), passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of April 15, 2011, just 10 days shy of his 93rd birthday.   He was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 25, 1918 to Frank Sr. and Dorothy Brown.  He...
  • Barbara Hogan Martin

    Barbara Hogan Martin
    Barbara Hogan Martin April 5, 1920 to May 17, 2011 Barbara Martin, former school nurse at Newport Harbor High School, passed away peacefully on May 17, under a full moon, at the age of 91.  Born in Dover, New Hampshire of hearty New England stock and...
  • It's A Gray Area: So much fun, history on Balboa Island

    A few weeks ago at a book signing at Martha's Bookstore on Balboa Island, I met and began talking to Sharon and Bob Lambert, who live on the island. They told me about the existence of two things I didn't know about, which I now pass along to you. The...
  • William G. Livingston

    William G. Livingston
    William G. Livingston, a long term resident of Corona del Mar since 1954, passed away peacefully with immediate family present on May 26, 2011, at the age of 93. Bill was born on April 20, 1918, in Bloomington, Illinois, where his family had settled...
  • Friends Of The Library: The then and now of Costa Mesa's libraries

    A pair of great holiday programs is scheduled at our Costa Mesa libraries in the next two weeks, in addition to the regular children's programming. At the Mesa Verde Library branch, Preschool and Pajama Storytimes are scheduled from 11 to 11:30 a.m....
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslim Americans deserve our understanding

    Recently I attended a fundraising dinner for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel. This stimulating and uplifting event involved more than 1,800 mostly Muslim people celebrating the theme of "Making Democracy...
  • CdM students entertain at veterans hospital

    CdM students entertain at veterans hospital
    LONG BEACH — For veterans and Corona del Mar students alike, the excitement was palpable. Middle and high school students have been putting on shows, singing carols and distributing food and presents during the holiday season for 33 years,...