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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Milton (Mickey) Michael Flicker

    Milton (Mickey) Michael Flicker
    Milton (Mickey) Michael Flicker 87 Passed away peacefully of natural causes at his home in Huntington Beach California on September 7, 2011. Born in New York City on February 3, 1924 to Polish immigrant parents Benjamin and Ethel Flicker. He served during...
  • On Theater: Britain rules in NTAC's 33rd season

    The British are coming — to the Newport Theatre Arts Center next season. Of the six productions just announced for NTAC 33rd season, four of them have their origins in what is now officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
  • Harold Reed Stevens Jr.

    Harold Reed Stevens Jr. Harold Stevens passed away on July 13, 2011 in Huntington Beach. Harold was born November 12, 1924 in Los Angeles to Mary Ruth Stevens and Harold Reed Stevens Sr. Harold was a gymnast and cheer squad member at Bell High School. He...
  • Don O. Croft

    Don O. Croft
    Don O. Croft October 12, 1927 – September 11, 2011 Don was born on October 12, 1927 in Costa Mesa, California to Glenn and Velma Croft.  He was a graduate of Newport Harbor High School, earned an Associate Degree in Petroleum Technology from Orange...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Parks commissioners to study beach fire pits

    Newport Beach officials will study the safety of beach fire rings and whether they should be banned, nearly two years after the issue was tabled because of a storm of public outcry. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Nancy Gardner asked...
  • The Crowd: A story about the American dream

    The Crowd: A story about the American dream
    Paul Salata is a living testament to the all-American ideal that hard work, perseverance and a bit of luck will pay off for any person living under the stars and stripes, regardless of race, creed, gender or national origin. "I made it from L.A. to...
  • Air show draws eyes to the sky

    Air show draws eyes to the sky
    IRVINE — What a day to turn to the sky. On a warm, cloudless Saturday afternoon with the moon showing above the horizon, thousands of spectators kept their eyes to the sky for the Orange County Great Park's air show, part of the park's sixth...
  • Edward Casey Jarvis

    Edward Casey Jarvis
    Edward “Casey” Jarvis A long-time resident of Corona del Mar, Casey Jarvis died peacefully on July 10, 2011. Born in Los Angeles in 1924, he was graduated from Beverly Hills High School, where he earned the nickname Casey for his talents on...
  • 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...
  • Veterans speak to Corona del Mar students

    CORONA DEL MAR — In a sea of teenagers, veterans from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy stood out every few feet along long tables that filled up the Corona Del Mar High School gym. The veterans wore suits and ties or regular clothes, and a...