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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • City Lights: Sands mix to unite the surfing world

    There's that song "Yesterday's Gone" by the 1960s British duo Chad & Jeremy that goes, "We walked together hand in hand/cross miles and miles of golden sand." The first time I set foot on an English beach, I wondered if they had composed those lyrics...
  • Jack Butefish

    Jack Butefish
    Jack Butefish August 17, 1932 to January 30, 2012 Jack Butefish passed away from Parkinson’s Disease at Silverado Residence in Newport Beach California on Monday morning. Jack was raised by Clinton and Margaret Butefish who came to California from...
  • Carnett: Pastor to the dying passes on

    Carnett: Pastor to the dying passes on
    A bright light in our midst has been extinguished. Ruth Dutro, 84, was laid to rest Saturday at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park & Mortuary in Costa Mesa. A local resident for more than 70 years, Ruth suffered from a rare blood disorder. She...
  • Sam Perricone dies at 91; giant of citrus industry

    Sam Perricone dies at 91; giant of citrus industry
    By the time he was 16 in 1936, Sam Perricone was picking and packing lemons in Corona and Riverside and then hauling them to Los Angeles in his small pickup truck to sell at the Grand Central Market. Perricone, who became a giant of the citrus industry,...
  • LeRoy Grannis dies at 93; photographer documented California surf culture of the 1960s and '70s

    LeRoy Grannis dies at 93; photographer documented California surf culture of the 1960s and '70s
    LeRoy Grannis, a noted photographer whose widely printed images captured and popularized the surf culture of California as it exploded in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 93. Grannis, who also co-founded what is now Surfing magazine, died Thursday of...
  • His legacy is all around

    His legacy is all around
    Donald McLean Williamson, an architect whose works included Tivoli Terrace and the Forum Theater on the Festival of Arts grounds, died July 23 in his home after a long illness. He was 96. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Aug. 6 at the Forum...