| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 6, Allyson Jones Wong strapped herself into a safety harness and climbed atop a boomlift. Working nonstop until the light ebbed at 5 p.m. almost every day, she overlooked exhaustion and illness.
Her sole focus: to paint.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:24 PM
I know there are a lot of published authors in Costa Mesa. I decided I wanted to find out who they all are, and searched my browser for a nice little list. Not so easy.
So I am going to cheat and ask you for a list of those you know about.
Why am I...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Re. "Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store (Aug. 2):
Your article proclaiming that Chick-fil-A supporters came out "en masse" to support the company after its president said he believes in the religious definition of marriage is so disingenuous and...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson delivered a whole-hearted performance for Heart fanatics at Orange County Fair last week.
"This is an opportunity for us all to pour our hearts out together," Ann Wilson said to the nearly filled Pacific Amphitheatre on...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Donald F. Julien
Donald F. Julien was born in Bergenfield, New Jersey on August 11, 1922 to Florence and Fred Julien. He passed away peacefully on August 5th, 2012 due to natural causes, six days shy of his 90th birthday.
He was truly one-of-a-kind and a...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:39 PM
June 3, 1925 – Aug. 5, 2012
Beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Max was a Balboa resident for over 55 years. Originally born in Alhambra, Max made many long lasting friends who he continued to stay in touch with...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Costa Mesa High School's first graduating class — the class of 1962 — will hold its 50th reunion in September.
The class of '62, of which I'm a proud member, was unique in that it was the school's lead class all four years on campus. We...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Ray Rosso, Orange Coast College's first football coach who was a revered teacher and coach of several sports at the school, died Saturday of natural causes at his home in Newport Beach. He was 96.
Rosso, who guided OCC to a 37-38-3 record in eight...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Human beings exhibit a remarkable capacity for positing head-scratching "what ifs."
What if I'd been born in County Cork instead of Orange County? What if I stood 6-foot-5 instead of 5-foot-6? (Actually, I'm 5 8½.)
What if I had pipes like Pavarotti?...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Carl St.Clair may be more recognizable to Orange County music lovers, but Pacific Symphony President John Forsyte leads the team who makes the music happen concert after concert, season after season.
Forsyte took the symphony's helm in 1998. During his...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:50 AM
May 8, 1918 - February 26, 2013
Hal Lehman, 94, a 55-year resident of Newport Beach, died peacefully after a long illness, at his Lido Isle home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
Hal, the only surviving son of Gladys and...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:52 PM
July 13, 1917- March 4, 2013
Miss Gene Dulin, 95, of Newport Beach, California passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, March 4, 2013.
Gene was born in Missouri, the only child of Eugene and Myrtle (Starling) Dulin.
Her father died...