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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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...
  • Comments & Curiosities: It's 'not your grandfather's Cinquecento'

    They're back. No, not poltergeists. It's hard enough to know when they're here, let alone when they're back. We're talking about the Fiat 500, or as it's called in my family, the Cinquecento — the tiny little Italian car that changed the world....
  • James Tamburro Sr

    James Tamburro Sr
    James Tamburro, Sr. 11/11/18 – 3/9/11 James Tamburro, Sr. was born November 11, 1918, the last of eight children of Domenic and Elvira Tamburro of Verona, PA. In 1938 he graduated from Verona High School and later served in the Navy during WWII...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Weight-Loss Program Priestley Family Chiropractic is having an informational workshop about its doctor-supervised weight-loss program at 6 p.m. at the practice, 3 Corporate Plaza, Suite 200, Newport Beach. For more information, (949) 640-7030....
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Book Signing Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
  • Arts trustee was Northrop president in '80s

    Frank W. Lynch, a founding trustee of the Orange County Performing Arts Center and noted philanthropist whose career at the defense and aerospace contractor Northrop Corp. spanned nearly four decades of the Cold War, has died. He was 88. Lynch, who...
  • Mailbag: Off-season lifeguards essential to saving lives

    To cut the permanent staff of lifeguards in Newport Beach as a guise for saving money is the stupidest thing I have ever heard ("Off-season lifeguards may be reduced," April 19). Between Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, Chief Mike Morgan and City Manager...
  • Mesa Musings: The horrors of only 70 years ago

    He was one of the most merciless human beings ever to walk the planet, yet you've likely never heard of him. The late Rudolf Höss made personal and career choices that were disturbing beyond belief. Two years ago Hedy, my wife, and I visited the...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    TODAY Valentine's-Themed Shopping Night The nine boutiques at The Cove at Mariner's Mile, 410 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, host a Valentine's Day-themed shopping event from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (949) 722-8488. Preview Night...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Chanel Spring Trunk Show Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island hosts a Chanel Spring Trunk Show, showing off its 2011 Spring Collection. For more information, call (949) 759-1900. Shabbat Service Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach,...
  • From The Sports Desk: Coach Briggs loved life, job

    A little less than four years ago, Paul Briggs gave me a quote that basically summed up what he thought of his life. Briggs, a former Orange Coast College football assistant and a high school coaching legend in Bakersfield, died on Monday at age 90...