| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Edith passed away in Corona del Mar on November 30, 2013. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 4th 1925, the sixth of nine children of Abe and Becky Newman.
As a young woman she ventured west to Los Angeles where she met and married Hank Kroopf of...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Debra Healy Deem
Debra Healy Deem, 58 of Laguna Beach passed away on August 28th after succumbing to injuries received in a tragic bike accident on August 27th 2013. Debra was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and grew up in Southern California. She received...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 12:13 PM
May 3, 1915- February 11, 2011
Blanche Spiritus, 95 of Newport Beach passed away on February 11, 2011. She was born on May 3, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York. After completing her BS degree she went on to obtain a Masters Degree prior to...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Dorothy V. Fischer
Fischer, Dorothy Veronica of Newport Beach died at age 92 on February 10, 2012.
She was born in New York City on November 6, 1919 to Daniel and Ruth O’Leary. She grew up in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn with her older sister...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:24 PM
The acclaimed American playwright Donald Margulies will be in Orange County for the Friday night opening of South Coast Repertory's revival of "Sight Unseen," his SCR-commissioned play that earned him the first of three Pulitzer Prize nominations for...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home. Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York. He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Plainview, Kan., exists in Catherine Trieschmann's imagination.
But the playwright is no stranger to the actual fertile flatlands of the Great Plains, the threat of tornadoes that hangs above the American heartland's sky and its charged social issues....
| 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 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Question: There's an increasing debate within the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory celibacy for priests. I last discussed this subject with my regular group of train commuters: one Catholic (myself), one Jew (whose father and grandfather were...
| May 28, 2010
Thomas Melindi was tested on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. Then he was tested in the classrooms of Orange Coast College.
On Thursday, as the student speaker at the college's graduation ceremony, Melindi,...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 2:49 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Last week, it looked like Roxanne Kaiden might become the new face of Levi's.
On July 14, she was pulling in 35% of the votes in a model search, putting her in second place as the future social media spokeswoman for the denim...