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  • U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]

    U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]
    In reference to the article, "Obama readies Afghan exit" (May 28), and speaking as a retired educator and a retired U.S. Navy officer who served on active duty in World War II over five years in the Pacific and later recalled in 1950 for three more...
  • State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator

    State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator
    State officials approved the sale of a 346,000-square-foot pier in Canton to Rukert Terminals Corp., a private terminal operator with an established footprint in Baltimore shipping. The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, as "Pier 1" and its surrounding...
  • From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success

    From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success
    Ryan Williams is smiling, as he always seems to be, and cracking jokes as his wheelchair rolls into the Bovard Auditorium at USC. He one of the more 100 students from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering in red graduation caps and gowns waiting for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Living Here: Military installations

    Living Here: Military installations
    War headlines from Iraq and Afghanistan have given way to a steady drumbeat of news about military drawdowns and budget cuts, but that won't change one fact: the U.S. military has deep roots in Hampton Roads. Every branch of the service is represented...
  • Blackbeard epic 'Crossbones' has NBC crossing its fingers

    The real Blackbeard was a notorious English-born pirate who was chased down and beheaded by a Colonial naval force off the coast of North Carolina in 1718, when he was believed to be in his 30s. In "Crossbones," the nine-episode historical epic from NBC...
  • Review: 'Godzilla' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Godzilla' ★★&#9733 1/2
    In one fell swoop, and a pretty swell fell swoop it is, the new "Godzilla" makes up for the 1998 Godzilla movie, the one with Matthew Broderick up against the sea beast klutzing around New York like Jack Lemmon in "The Out-of-Towners." The latest...