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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Mesa Musings: Honor veterans Friday with a paper poppy

    I remember Armistice Day. I remember on countless occasions as a youngster seeing little old men in front of business establishments selling artificial red paper poppies. They even came to our door. My mother, who frequently bought those poppies, told...
  • The Crowd: Lido Isle greets clubhouse in new form

    The Crowd: Lido Isle greets clubhouse in new form
    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...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY E-Book Training Newport Beach Public Library offers a hands-on eBook training session from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Library staff will demonstrate Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, iPad...
  • Thursday's Calendar [Corrected]

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The paintings by Brett Rubbico titled "360 of BLACK" will be on display through Dec. 31. -------------------- THURSDAY 'How to Live Longer and Healthier' Temple Bat Yahm sponsors a lecture by research scientist...
  • More meaning than a photograph

    COSTA MESA — More than 200 veterans, spanning multiple generations and wars, were honored Friday morning at the annual Mariners Christian School Red, White and Blue Breakfast. "It's about respect and honoring the sacrifices that those who came...
  • 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...
  • Alvin Otis (A.O.) Smith

    Alvin Otis (A.O.) Smith
    Alvin Otis (A.O.) Smith, 85 passed away quietly October 30, 2011. He was born in Gunter, Texas on April 10, 1926. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II on the U.S.S Iowa. A.O. married Gwendolyn Cox, October 27, 1950. He graduated from North Texas...
  • Glenn M. Lewis

    Glenn M. Lewis
    Glenn M. Lewis, December 8, 1915 – November 9, 2011 Glenn M. Lewis, longtime resident of Balboa Island, has died at 95. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothea (Dottie), his son Terry Lewis, (Diane), daughter Anne Moloney (Bob), three...
  • Former Newport mayor remembered for her charitable nature

    NEWPORT BEACH — Former Newport Beach Mayor Doreen Demond Marshall died of natural causes at her home Nov. 9. The longtime Lido Isle resident, who served on the City Council for nearly a decade, was also known for her charitable contributions. She...
  • Paul Norman Anderson

    Paul Norman Anderson
    Paul Norman Anderson, an unwaveringly devoted family man, painter, poet, early Laguna Beach lifeguard, businessman and 22-year member of the South Coast Water District board died Wednesday at Mission Hospital. He was 84. Anderson was born May 4, 1927, in...
  • Eugene Edward Verge

    Eugene Edward Verge Aug. 23, 1918 – Nov. 27, 2012 Eugene (Gene) Edward Verge, 94, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Newport Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a stroke. He leaves his wife of 17 years, Shirley (Holdern) Verge; his...
  • Check It Out: Hungry for a good book?

    No doubt about it, cooking shows and competitions are popular. Learn more about the stars of these shows by reading a biography of a famous chef. Their success stories have some qualities in common: hard work, high standards, dedication and perseverance....