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Memorial Day

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  • History: Highland Park has history of honoring soldiers on Memorial Day

    History: Highland Park has history of honoring soldiers on Memorial Day
    Civil War veterans led the first "Decoration Days" with "Soldiers Grave's Decorations Committees." The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a fraternal organization of veterans, began the tradition of laying spring flowers and arrangements on fallen...
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  • D-Day remembered at Deerfield library

    D-Day remembered at Deerfield library
    Although Memorial Day has come and gone, Friday provides another opportunity to honor the memory and bravery of those who have served. June 6 marks 70 years since D-Day, when America and its allies daringly stormed the beaches of Normandy, a turning...
  • Community & Clubs: Kudos to the class of 2014

    On Friday, the community came together at the sixth annual Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon, where 11 citizens were honored for the time, talent and treasure they have given freely in service to the youths and families of Costa Mesa,...
  • Graduating 72 years later

    Graduating 72 years later
    Fond memories come to mind when Don Miyada looks back on his days at Newport Harbor High School. The now-retired, 89-year-old Westminster resident still remembers the classes he took and the camaraderie of his classmates. However, there's one photo...
  • Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer

    Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer
    Cans of Half Acre Beer Company’s popular brew Daisy Cutter will be in short supply for about a week after a recent fire destroyed the brand’s entire inventory of cans, the Chicago brewer said. A blaze over the Memorial Day weekend at the...
  • Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors

    Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors
    The number of visitors to Ocean City was up more than 8 percent on Memorial Day weekend, according to official estimates. A city spokeswoman said Demoflush numbers showed an average of more than 251,000 visitors this year compared with 231,000 in 2013....
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • The DP List: Top 6 Virginia beaches for family fun

    Summer temperatures are here and it's time to break out the sand bucket and shovel to head to the beach. Here are six family-friendly Peninsula beaches where you can do more than take a quick dip. Buckroe Beach The largest of the Peninsula beaches,...
  • Seacrets general manager denies reports that Ravens players were kicked out of club

    Seacrets general manager denies reports that Ravens players were kicked out of club
    Scott Studds, the general manager of Seacrets, has seen the video and read the various media reports about what happened to a few Ravens at his Ocean City bar over Memorial Day weekend, and he said he wanted to set the record straight. “I got...
  • Film Review: 'Last Weekend'

    The lifestyles of the rich and petulant require a certain amount of critical distance to be relatable -- or even watchable -- to unaffiliated viewers. There's a bit of that perspective in "Last Weekend," albeit not nearly enough to make this Lake Tahoe-...