| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:03 PM
A Whole Foods Market grocery opened its doors Wednesday morning at Fashion Island, drawing hundreds of customers who lined up for a chance to be among the first to explore the 32,000-square-foot shop.
"I'm just really excited about having [it] close by,"...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:41 AM
For some in Newport-Mesa, the 85th annual Academy Awards telecast may have prompted a three-word response: "Oh, hey, guys."
Within minutes of the show's beginning, William Shatner, who recently brought his one-man show to the Segerstrom Center for the...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Re. "BB gun sparks shooting scare at Estancia" Feb. 16:
I happened to be at Estancia High School during the recent BB gun incident. While our kids were never in real danger, the recent school shootings made this a sobering experience. As I huddled in a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
DONALD E. ELDER, FORMER NEWPORT BEACH VICE-MAYOR, DIES
Donald Eugene Elder, 86, passed away on January 27, 2013 at his home in Balboa. Don was born May 27, 1926 in Los Angeles to Eugene ‘Gene’ and Helen (Morse) Elder.
Don was a lifelong...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:04 PM
The Costa Mesa Sanitary District board of directors appointed Arlene Schafer on Friday morning to fill a vacancy created after a recent resignation.
She will serve out the remainder of former Director Jim Fitzpatrick's term, which runs until December...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:21 PM
He's been gone 27 years.
Can it really be nearly three decades since my wife, Hedy, and I sat in his memorial service in a Costa Mesa church? A mentor to both of us, Sam Peterson was truly an unusual and remarkable human being.
I was 41 when he died,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:22 PM
On Saturday, more than 30 members of the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa will be sprucing up more than 2,500 carrotwood tree seedlings in preparation of presenting them to third-graders in all 21 public and 15 private schools within the boundaries of the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Joseph Pierce Gannon, Jr.
Joseph was known to most people as “JP” or “Pierce”. He was born in Visalia on August 20, 1919 and passed away peacefully on Friday, January 11, 2013 while in the California Veterans Home in...