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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    TODAY Business Mixer The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts an after-hours business mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Newport-Mesa Inn, 2642 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. Member for chamber members. $10 for non-members. For more...
  • WWII veteran, Olympian to be at restaurant book signing

    Louis Zamperini — a former Olympian and World War II aviator who fought for survival on the open waters of the Pacific and in a Japanese POW camp — is the subject of a new book and will be signing copies Thursday night in Newport Beach....
  • Death camp survivor to speak at Jewish center

    Editor's note: This corrects the e-mail address for Joanna Clay. Philip Bialowitz made a promise before he escaped the Sobibór death camp in Poland: If he got out, he would share his story with the world. On Sunday, visitors to the Chabad Jewish...
  • It's A Gray Area: A worthy celebration of the justice system

    I was privileged on Feb. 18 to attend a celebration of how our system works, particularly when good people use it for the right purpose. Sometimes it takes time and patience, but eventually we get it right. The celebration took place at the federal...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TODAY Fire Education Breakfast Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, and the Jewish National Fund host a special breakfast at 8 a.m. on the recent fires in Israel. The event features guest speaker Chezi Levi, the chief training officer for...
  • 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...
  • Eugene Hayworth Moriarty

    Eugene Hayworth Moriarty
    Beloved Eugene Hayworth Moriarty of Santa Ana passed away at 91 years of age on March 2, 2011 due to complications from cancer. Eugene was the son of James Rickard Moriarty, a Vice President of Santa Fe Railroad, and Edna Hayworth. He was born on April...
  • Former Segerstrom company executive dies

    COSTA MESA — Funeral services for Eugene Hayworth Moriarty, a longtime executive with C.J. Segerstrom & Sons and World War II veteran, will take place in Santa Ana on Wednesday afternoon. Moriarty died March 2 from complications with cancer. He was...
  • John W. Watts

    John W. Watts
    John W. Watts 1925 - 2011 As the dates reveal, this was a life of 85 years. But, to those who knew John W. Watts, it meant so much more. He blessed this life, and those that knew him, with wisdom, kindness, unconditional love, and a wonderful sense of...
  • Mesa Musings: The watchful eyes of George and Abe

    Have you ever been duped by an optical illusion? Of course you have. So have I. An optical illusion is described as a visually perceived image that differs from objective reality. Information that's gathered by the eye is processed by the brain in...
  • Barbara Gail Knox

    KNOX, BARBARA GAIL February 13, 1932-March 11, 2011 Barbara Gail Edwards was born in the country town of Tipton, Oklahoma on February 13, 1932 to Emmitt Cecil Edwards and Ernestine Thelma Edwards.   As a child she earned her spending money by collecting...