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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Loved ones brave storm to honor fallen SEAL

    Loved ones brave storm to honor fallen SEAL
    NEWPORT BEACH — Not even a hurricane could stop them. A Navy SEAL's widow and mother-in-law were so determined to make the cross-country trip to Newport Beach in time for his benefit tournament that they drove some 300 miles — from Virginia...
  • Mesa Musings: Dr. Bob sure was one cool dude for OCC

    He's the most beloved president in Orange Coast College's 64-year history. Robert B. Moore led the institution for 18 years, from 1964 until his retirement in 1982. His low-key, informal approach, coupled with an extraordinary intellect, played a key...
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
  • Reel Critics: Political spy thriller pays its 'Debt'

    Director John Madden and Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren first teamed up in "Prime Suspect," the acclaimed detective series on British television. They transfer much of the gritty tension created in that effort to "The Debt," their new political...
  • Apodaca: Steps needed to address shifting population from O.C. suburbs

    White flight. It's a loaded term, one that's been thrown around in connection with the exodus of white, middle-class students from the increasingly Latino-populated public schools in and near the Mesa Verde neighborhood of Costa Mesa. In another sense,...
  • Paul Esnard

    Esnard, Raoul Paul Paul Esnard passed away the evening of September 1, 2011, at the age of 86, in Corona Del Mar, California, where he lived for over thirty years. The son of Raoul Paul and Mary Benita Esnard, he was born on November 11, 1925. He is...
  • 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...
  • Apodaca: 'King's Speech' shedding light on stuttering

    Apodaca: 'King's Speech' shedding light on stuttering
    Kate Allen looks like the quintessential California girl, with her soft blond hair, a girl-next-door smile and lovely, ocean-colored eyes. The Corona del Mar High School freshman likes hanging out with her friends and rowing on a crew team. She dreams of...
  • 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...
  • 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...