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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Gene Dulin

    Gene Dulin
    DULIN, Gene 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...
  • Reel Critics: 'Lincoln' deserves Oscars vote

    Steven Spielberg is the premier film director of his generation. When he turns his creative spotlight on major historical events, he has no equal. In "Saving Private Ryan" and "Schindler's List," he brought forth the reality of World War II like no...
  • Commentary: JWA continues to threaten our quality of life

    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...
  • Shirley Marie Kahan

    Shirley Marie Kahan
    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...
  • Still keeping time at 100

    Still keeping time at 100
    Viola Smith pulled up to her 100th birthday party in a pedi-cab and entered, appropriately, to a drumroll. As one of the first mainstream female drummers, Smith was a pioneer for women in music who earned her fame during World War II, a breakthrough...
  • Commentary: A lesson on important figures from the past

    Usually when reading letters that I don't agree with, I just let them slide and do not give them much thought. However, when one is personally attacked, then a response is in order. Recently, I wrote a piece (Mailbag: "

    94-year-old receives French honor

    94-year-old receives French honor
    Some things are still hard for David Lester to talk about, as they would be for anyone who's seen his friends die and rivers turn red with blood. Eventually the 94-year-old Costa Mesa resident did open up, in the form of a 400-page manuscript, "A Combat...
  • 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...