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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Barbara Gail Knox

    KNOX, BARBARA GAIL February 13, 1932-March 11, 2011 Barbara Gail Edwards was born in the country town of Tipton, Oklahoma on February 13, 1932 to Emmitt Cecil Edwards and Ernestine Thelma Edwards.   As a child she earned her spending money by collecting...
  • Veterans speak to Corona del Mar students

    CORONA DEL MAR — In a sea of teenagers, veterans from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy stood out every few feet along long tables that filled up the Corona Del Mar High School gym. The veterans wore suits and ties or regular clothes, and a...
  • Comments & Curiosities: It's 'not your grandfather's Cinquecento'

    They're back. No, not poltergeists. It's hard enough to know when they're here, let alone when they're back. We're talking about the Fiat 500, or as it's called in my family, the Cinquecento — the tiny little Italian car that changed the world....
  • James Tamburro Sr

    James Tamburro Sr
    James Tamburro, Sr. 11/11/18 – 3/9/11 James Tamburro, Sr. was born November 11, 1918, the last of eight children of Domenic and Elvira Tamburro of Verona, PA. In 1938 he graduated from Verona High School and later served in the Navy during WWII...
  • On Theater: Starting year with Miller dramas

    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...
  • Robert Theodore Ramsay (Bob)

    Robert Theodore Ramsay (Bob)
    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...
  • Trinkets turn into treasures

    COSTA MESA — There was buried treasure in the backyard just waiting to be dug up. And the family knew it. So one day the granddaughter decided to excavate what her grandmother, an escapee from an oppressive Russian tsarist rule, put in the dirt...
  • My Pet World: Passion for animal protection

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Dale serves on the board of directors of the American Humane Assn. * "Tell the truth and trust the people; they won't let you down," says Robin Ganzert, who last October took over as the new president and chief executive of the...
  • Newport pilot survives crash

    A World War II-era, single-engine plane piloted by a Newport Beach man crashed into a San Luis Obispo creek Thursday morning, leaving him relatively unscathed but his passenger seriously injured, San Luis Obispo County officials said. The pilot,...
  • On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR

    On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR
    Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run. The Bard's most visually attractive,...
  • Benita Helen Egan

    Benita Helen Egan (Bonnie), 76, of Newport Beach, departed this life on February 2, 2011 after a long illness. Bonnie was born on September 27, 1934 in Brainerd, Minnesota.  Her mother Helen Quinlen was widowed early by the loss of her father Clinton...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TODAY Fire Education Breakfast Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, and the Jewish National Fund host a special breakfast at 8 a.m. on the recent fires in Israel. The event features guest speaker Chezi Levi, the chief training officer for...