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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Corona del Mar Today: Harbor View celebrates Veterans Day

    Harbor View Elementary School students honored veterans Tuesday in an assembly that included songs, stories and tributes to men and women who have served and are serving the United States of America. "We want you to understand," said Stan Jones, who...
  • Air Forces captain, missing since WWII, to be buried at sea off Newport Beach

    The remains of an Army Air Forces captain who went missing in action during World War II have been returned to his family and will receive a burial with full military honors off the coast of Newport Beach, the Department of Defense said. George W....
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    TODAY Renaud Garcia-Fons Jazz upright double bass virtuoso Renaud Garcia-Fons performs at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theater. Tickets are $49. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org. Tree Lighting...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman. TODAY Rriiccee Rriiccee, featuring actor and musician Vincent Gallo, performs at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa...
  • It's A Gray Area: We are a nation of laws, not of men

    What does it mean for us to be a nation of laws and not of men? This mainstay of our republic takes into account that each one of us, whether beggar or scion, or president of a bank — or of the country — is human, and thus vulnerable to...
  • 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'...
  • 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...