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  • Alexander W. KerrNovember 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014

    Alexander W. Kerr<br/>November 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014
    Alexander (Alex) Kerr passed away on June 3, 2014, following a two-month battle with liver cancer. Alex was born in Cherokee, Oklahoma, to Lydia and Alex Kerr III. He attended Ames Public School through high school in Ames Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma...
  • City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors

    City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors
    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday agreed to write a letter asking the federal government to inscribe the names of 74 U.S. Navy sailors killed at sea decades ago — including one from Glendale — on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
  • U.S. Navy rescues 282 people from Mediterranean

    U.S. Navy rescues 282 people from Mediterranean
    The U.S. Navy reported Saturday that two American warships had rescued nearly 300 people from boats in the Mediterranean Sea after one of the small craft began to sink. The amphibious assault ship Bataan and guided missile frigate Elrod responded...
  • For the record

    California Chrome: In the June 6 Section A, an article about California Chrome's Central Valley ties said that the thoroughbred's sire, Lucky Pulpit, never won a race longer than 5 furlongs. Lucky Pulpit won two races at 51/2 furlongs, his longest winning...
  • Film Review: 'Burning Blue'

    When Quentin Tarantino riffed on the homoeroticism of "Top Gun" in his famous cameo from the otherwise forgotten 1994 indie "Sleep With Me," little could he have known that, two decades later, the LGBT community would get a fighter-jock opus to call its...
  • Clint Eastwood: Cowboy Led 'Jersey Boys' Down a New Trail

    In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
  • White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison

    White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison
    The White House is making plans to transfer more detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay despite the mounting political furor over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, officials said Tuesday. Caitlin...
  • Doctor Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 2014-15 season

    Doctor Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 2014-15 season
    Representatives of Orlando's new downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday unveiled many of the shows to be presented during the venue's first year of operation. They will join previously announced performances such as touring...
  • Memorial service set for Friday for longtime Costa Mesa volunteer Stiller

    Memorial service set for Friday for longtime Costa Mesa volunteer Stiller
    A public memorial service for David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his community service, is scheduled for Friday. Stiller's family said the service will begin at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2850 Fairview Road,...
  • Critics decry lack of U.S. response to Bahrain expulsion

    Critics decry lack of U.S. response to Bahrain expulsion
    Bahrain's expulsion last month of the top U.S. diplomat for democracy and human rights was a provocative move that seemed sure to bring a strong reaction from Washington. But four weeks later, the Obama administration has made no visible response beyond...
  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell
    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...