| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:12 PM
WASHINGTON — NATO said Monday that it will begin reconnaissance flights to keep watch on Ukraine, the latest military move intended to reassure U.S. allies in Eastern Europe that are worried about Russia’s incursion in Crimea.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his decades of service on a variety of city committees, has died.
Stiller had been having health troubles for several weeks and died of natural causes at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital about 1...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Costa Mesa officials have hired a U.S. Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of information technology experience.
Information Technology Director Steve Ely was first brought to City Hall on an interim basis in November. His position was made...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
SunRail and disabilities
The 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability. It defined people with disabilities as a legitimate minority group deserving basic civil-rights protection. The Americans with Disabilities Act,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert.
Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Gulay U. Lannon, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano and singing, died June 7 of cancer at her daughter's Rodgers Forge home. She was 75.
The former Gulay Ulular was born and raised in Samsun, Turkey, where she graduated from a French-American high...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The 7th annual OC Air Show finished its first day to the applause and cheering of the thousands who showed up to watch the aerial acrobatics up close. They were not disappointed.
The air show is a weekend long celebration of aeronautic precision and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The bodies of 17 service members lost in a plane crash in Alaska more than 60 years ago have been recovered and identified, the Defense Department announced.
Fifty-two people -- all members of the military -- were on board the Douglas C-124...
| Jun 6, 2014
Sunday, June 8
Concert Organist Adam Scott Graham will perform the works of Franck, Bach, Langlais and others at 4 p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1101 Bay Ridge Ave. in Eastport. Donations accepted. Information: 410-269-5419 or stlukeseastport.org....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Archbishop Spalding athletic director Jeff Parsons announced the appointments of Joachim Walker as the school's new varsity boys soccer coach and Tuan Nguyen as its new varsity boys volleyball coach.
Walker, who played soccer at George Washington, spent...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Judge Robert C. Wilcox of Davidsonville retired in 2010, but after two months vacationing in Florida, he traded back the beach for the bench.
"I love the law, and I like what I do," said Wilcox, 70, a retired judge of the Maryland District Court in...