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  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Letter: Citizens United needs to be overturned

    I call on state leaders to approve SB1272 and put the Overturn Citizens United Act on the November ballot. While in the U.S. Navy between 1968 and 1974 I served three cruises off the coast of Vietnam. I did so as I believed in our democracy and a...
  • Ruth Mae LeggettAugust 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

    Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English,...
  • Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral

    Michelle Howard might be used to being the first to do a lot of things, but Tuesday's first is a big one. In a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at  Arlington National Cemetery, Howard became the first woman promoted to...
  • Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders

    The Libyan militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya will remain in U.S. custody as he awaits trial, a federal judge said on Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered the...
  • NHHS Hall of Fame bios

    Alumni •Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
  • Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class

    Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class
    Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame. The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty. The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
  • Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor

    Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor
    It's been decades since anyone could credibly refer to Long Beach by its once proudly held moniker, "Iowa by the Sea." The city earned the nickname in the early 1900s, when waves of Midwesterners flocked to its sun-soaked shore and thousands turned...
  • Geoff Dyer is out of his depth in 'Another Great Day at Sea'

    Geoff Dyer is out of his depth in 'Another Great Day at Sea'
    With "Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush," Geoff Dyer enters the world of maritime adventure with a splash. Dyer spent two weeks in October 2011 as a writer in residence aboard the aircraft carrier while it cruised the...
  • Missing Malaysia Airlines jet not in search area, officials say

    Missing Malaysia Airlines jet not in search area, officials say
    The case of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became ever more mysterious Thursday as Australia claimed that the missing airliner is not in the more than 300-square-mile patch of ocean where authorities have been searching since early April. The admission...
  • Pentagon orders U.S. aircraft carrier Bush nearer to Iraq

    The Pentagon announced Saturday that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had ordered the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush to move during the day from the North Arabian Sea into the Persian Gulf, placing it closer to Iraq. "The order will provide the...