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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Students on board for 'South Pacific'

    Students on board for 'South Pacific'
    Corona del Mar High School is bringing the best of Broadway to Newport Beach with a show that will enchant romance junkies, musical enthusiasts and World War II buffs alike. High school students will be performing Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein'...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY Book Sale The Friends of the Library host a used book sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The Friday event is for members only. For more information, call (949)...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Mother's Day at Island Hotel The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, offers Mother's Day brunch and dinner options. The Palm Terrace Patio hosts a buffet and BBQ brunch form 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at $78 per person or $29 per...
  • Frank Eugene Cummings

    Frank Eugene Cummings 8/19/22 – 5/11/11 Graduated Manhattan College, WW2 vet of USS carrier Natoma Bay, aerospace engineer with Rockwell, most notable projects Saturn Rocket and space shuttle communication systems.  Golfed until 88 years old,...
  • Beloved booster remembered for his tenacity, generosity

    Beloved booster remembered for his tenacity, generosity
    COSTA MESA — Jim Scott, a passionate Costa Mesa schools booster who led projects that included a new football stadium at Estancia High School, died Saturday of heart failure, his son, Jim Scott Jr., said Thursday. He was 85. A private memorial...
  • It's A Gray Area: Take in a bit of history with your theater

    Do you want to treat yourself to great theater for a truly modest price? Get tickets for the upcoming production of "The Hiding Place," based upon Tim Gregory's original adaptation of the autobiography by Corrie ten Boom. The show will be performed at...
  • Francis Joseph Brown Jr.

    Francis Joseph Brown Jr.
    Francis Joseph Brown Jr. Lt. Colonel, US Army (retired), passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of April 15, 2011, just 10 days shy of his 93rd birthday.   He was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 25, 1918 to Frank Sr. and Dorothy Brown.  He...
  • Barbara Hogan Martin

    Barbara Hogan Martin
    Barbara Hogan Martin April 5, 1920 to May 17, 2011 Barbara Martin, former school nurse at Newport Harbor High School, passed away peacefully on May 17, under a full moon, at the age of 91.  Born in Dover, New Hampshire of hearty New England stock and...
  • It's A Gray Area: So much fun, history on Balboa Island

    A few weeks ago at a book signing at Martha's Bookstore on Balboa Island, I met and began talking to Sharon and Bob Lambert, who live on the island. They told me about the existence of two things I didn't know about, which I now pass along to you. The...
  • William G. Livingston

    William G. Livingston
    William G. Livingston, a long term resident of Corona del Mar since 1954, passed away peacefully with immediate family present on May 26, 2011, at the age of 93. Bill was born on April 20, 1918, in Bloomington, Illinois, where his family had settled...
  • 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...
  • The Bell Curve: Grace in giving, grace in receiving

    Many Christmases ago, I was privileged to meet and write about a man who represented the spirit of Christmas better than anyone I had ever known. I was a rookie freelance writer on my first assignment for the Saturday Evening Post. He was a 47-year-old...