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  • Student finds a refuge in his art

    Student finds a refuge in his art
    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...
  • Rose Parade Float Preparation Day #5 Loyola Marymount and Natural History Rose Parade Floats

    Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena at Phoenix Decorating to see some of the new participants in this year's Tournament of Roses Parade. During the 5am and 6am hours, Gayle showed the work performed on the Rose Parade Float being produced for the Loyola...
  • Rose Parade Preparation Day #6 Kaiser Permanente & Dole Rose Parade Floats

    Gayle Anderson was live in Irwindale at Fiesta Parade Floats to see some of the returning participants in this year's Tournament of Roses Parade. During the 5am and 6am hours, Gayle showed the work performed on the Rose Parade Float being produced for...
  • St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence

    St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence
    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...
  • Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service

    Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service
    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...
  • National plan calls for end to Alzheimer's by 2025

    National plan calls for end to Alzheimer's by 2025
    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...
  • Founding Harbor Day School headmaster dies

    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...
  • John F. Marder, Jr

    John F. Marder, Jr
    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...
  • Rotary has polio on the ropes in India

    Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
  • How bad were the good old days?

    Being somewhat the same vintage as Francis Adams (“A witness to big changes in America”, Dec. 27), I agree with much of what was noted as being positive about the 1930s, although not corporal punishment in schools. However, the rosy look-...
  • Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s

    Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s
    Fifty-five years ago, a grisly scene was destined not only to be engraved on Chicagoans' memories but to alter our city's image. The Tribune's headline screamed "FIND 2 LOST GIRLS SLAIN!" Actually, that was never proved. The saga of the Grimes sisters,...