| Jun 2, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Memorial Day ceremonies were not held at Monument Point for the first time, but the move to Legion Hall in no way diminished the solemnity or reverence of the occasion.
Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) was the keynote speaker. Wagner's speech was a...
| Jun 4, 2011
Reporting from Jerusalem -- Israeli billionaire Sammy Ofer, whose powerful, family-owned conglomerate is under scrutiny for alleged dealings with Iran, died Friday in Tel Aviv after a long illness. He was 89.
Considered Israel's richest man with a family...
| Jun 5, 2011
Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:59 PM
Spend summer at the club
Summer camps at the Boys & Girls Club start June 27, with activities for kids from science experiments to scavenger hunts.
The club's Summer Bridge Program is another option, which allows kids to brush up on reading, writing and...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Israel and the Palestinians are on a collision course this week, as the government of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas prepares to unilaterally seek United Nations recognition of an independent Palestinian state. If Mr. Abbas goes through with...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Among hundreds of books sure to be embraced or argued about at this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival, one potent group narrative leaps from the pages of the schedule.
A string of tenacious writers are presenting new or reissued books that chronicle...
| Aug 8, 2011
Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89.
Hatfield died Sunday in...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings.
The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:30 PM
For the American sailors off Tripoli — five of them from Maryland — it was a suicide mission: Sail the small ship heavy with explosives in among the enemy fleet, set the blast to go off in 15 minutes, jump into lifeboats and get as far away as...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:00 PM
The Rising Sun Inn, a small white building with forest green shutters, isn't easily spotted. The historical marker out front is barely visible from Generals Highway and, if a traveler isn't looking for it, would come and go in the blink of an eye.
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:55 PM
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1
KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR
What is the nature of physical reality from the smallest to the largest? The worlds "biggest machine" is the Large Hadron Collider built under the French-Swiss border and what physicists find there during...