| May 26, 2011
| 8:22 AM
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...
| May 26, 2011
| 4:21 PM
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...
| May 28, 2011
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:53 PM
The Lido Isle crowd converged on their handsome renovated and redecorated club Nov. 2 to formally welcome the new facility to the island.
Following months of construction in several phases, the iconic Newport family beach and sailing hub has an...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:52 PM
FOR THE RECORD:
The paintings by Brett Rubbico titled "360° of BLACK" will be on display through Dec. 31.
'How to Live Longer and Healthier'
Temple Bat Yahm sponsors a lecture by research scientist...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Over the last two years I've written the equivalent of a novel.
I say "equivalent" because I haven't actually produced a novel.
My claim is a bit like the guy who went to a batting cage, slapped 20 grounders, and claimed he'd hit the "equivalent" of a...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:42 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — After nearly 20 years as a mainstay of the Daily Pilot and a long career as a freelance writer and journalism educator, columnist Joseph N. Bell is retiring.
Thursday's "The Bell Curve" column will be his last.
"When a time for...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 3:07 PM
JOHN STEGE 10/26/1920-12/28/2010
John Stege Sr. was born in Los Angeles to Art and Clementine Donahue Stege. He was raised in Lancaster, California with his sister Katie (Whidden). While Dad was in the Retail Wholesale Wine and Spirits industry his...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:16 PM
With the arrival of the new year comes another batch of local stage productions. A pair of Arthur Miller dramas will help get 2011 off and running.
The first of these, "The Crucible," bows in Friday at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor Theater. Directed by...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Navy Cross WWII Vet dies at age 86 in Newport Beach, CA
Robert Theodore Ramsay (Bob) – November 28, 1924 – January 14, 2011
Bob was born and raised in Tacoma, WA. He entered the Marine Corps during WWII to serve his beloved country. He...