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  • At 85, Polio Survivor Joins Rotary To Help Fight Disease

    At 85, Polio Survivor Joins Rotary To Help Fight Disease
    Polly Hincks was 85 years old when she decided to join the local Rotary Club. Now 86, the polio survivor was eating dinner at The McAuley retirement community last fall when she met a few members of Rotary International. She learned that the...
  • Community & Clubs: Give a book, plant a seed for future

    Rotarians from the three area Rotary Clubs (Newport-Balboa, Newport Beach Sunrise and Newport-Irvine) as well as from District 5320's eClub have arranged for the purchase and delivery of nearly 2,000 summer reading books to the students at Wilson,...
  • Rose Parade 2013: float list and route map

     
    Rose Parade: 2013 float list and route map...
  • Chatsworth train crash survivor has a long road back

    Chatsworth train crash survivor has a long road back
    Racheal Mofya sits quietly, her head down, there but not there. Her left arm rests in a sling. She scratches at the healing scars all over her body. A plum-colored turban hides the thick, livid scars snaking around her head. Mofya is in a gaily...
  • Community & Clubs: Columnist honored by Exchange Club

    The Newport Harbor Exchange Club honored yours truly last week with an award established in 1917, The Book of Golden Deeds. According to Garrett TeWinkle, who organized the presentation, the award "recognizes dedicated volunteers who give their time and...
  • Community & Clubs: Rotary convention features Bill Gates

    As you read this column, I am attending the 2011 Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. More than 20,000 Rotarians have come to New Orleans from over 180 countries, including dozens of Rotarians from Costa Mesa and Irvine. President-elects...
  • Briefly In The News

    Karger holds presidential fundraiser Fred Karger, who has declared himself a Republican candidate for president, is planning a fundraiser at his Laguna Beach home. "I'm the first openly gay presidential candidate in history," Karger said. Karger was...
  • Communities & Clubs: It's the season for giving back

    This is a busy time of the year for our communities' service clubs. Some club members are ringing Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others are delivering food and Christmas gifts to families in need. Still...
  • Community & Clubs: Finishing up the Rose Parade floats

    There will be no service club meetings this week as they finish up decorating their Rose Parade floats and host the international presidents at luncheons and dinners in the Pasadena area. The Kiwanis International float will be seventh in the parade...
  • James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies

    James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies
    James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va. The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
  • Former school board member who fathered a child with teen girl sentenced to prison

     
    A former Ventura County school board member who fathered a child with a young girl has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexual abuse. Brian E. Martin, 49, a member of the Rio School District board since 2006,......