| May 24, 2011
| 7:37 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:52 PM
It is a sad day indeed when newspapers publish diatribes against vaccines when our nation is facing a measles and pertussis epidemic simultaneously ("Mailbag: Parent disputes vaccination advice," May 27). As an emergency physician, trained in internal and...
| Apr 1, 2012
Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Orange Coast College's Circle K Club, a collegiate leadership development program sponsored by Kiwanis International, sent 40 members to the California-Nevada-Hawaii Circle K 58th annual Convention in Woodland Hills. The OCC students collected more than...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Marion Snyder Goldstein, a nurse who supervised operating rooms for decades at the now-closed Children's Hospital on Greenspring Avenue, died Tuesday at Stella Maris assisted living in Timonium. The longtime Baldwin resident was 92.
The family was not...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Bryant Santamaria sees something of himself in Frida Kahlo.
The Hoover High School senior, like the Mexican surrealist, endured health problems and long hospital stays — Bryant while battling leukemia and the hair-loss condition alopecia, and...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them, and they and their traveling companions are...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:09 PM
As you make your New Year's resolutions, add this one to your list: Visit a service club and check one out for possible membership. Membership in a service club is an extra 30 minutes a week on a breakfast, lunch or dinner hour for a club meeting filled...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The national advocacy group, USAgainstAlzheimer's applauds the release of a draft framework of a national plan to stop Alzheimer's by 2025. "This marks the first time that the federal government has adopted a timeframe to stop Alzheimer's," its press...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:30 PM
John F. Marder, the founding headmaster of Harbor Day School, Orange County's first independent school, has died. He was 82.
Marder, a Newport Beach resident, died Saturday of complications related to dementia.
"Although not technically the founder of...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:52 PM
John F. Marder, Jr.
Founding Headmaster of Harbor Day School
November 26, 1929 – January 7, 2012
John F. Marder, Jr. passed away peacefully on January 7th, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Binghamton, New York, the son of John...