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James Garner. Submitted photo.
Antoinette Berget July 21, 2014 at 02:58 pm
Our new friend Ron, from New York, gave me a cd of the NOTEBOOK, wow, I fell in love with JamesRead More Garner all over again. He was wonderful, on the screen and off. No scandals and married for so long. A truly wonderful man. Thank you God for sharing him with us for such a long time. He will be missed. Antoinette
Squigglemom, Trish Tsoi-A-Sue July 21, 2014 at 06:44 pm
I LOVED the Notebook. A great story.
Jim July 22, 2014 at 06:52 am
An easy going guy who was easy in the eyes. Thanks Jim !
Nicole Brown Simpson's family. Photo courtesy of Tanya Brown.
Happy Camper July 6, 2014 at 03:06 pm
RIP Mr. Brown. You finally get to see your angel, Nicole. At 'Brainwashed_In_Church': Once again,Read More why are all your posts so negative? Nevertheless, I'll pray for you.
Brainwashed_In_Church July 6, 2014 at 04:28 pm
Negative isn't the same thing as realistic.
imcjl July 9, 2014 at 09:41 am
Brainwashed, perhaps you're praying to the wrong God or not praying at all? Or maybe you mock whatRead More you fear (or don't understand)? Since you seem to see yourself as all-knowing (others might say a know-it-all), can you say definitively praying accomplishes nothing? Or are you just saying in your life? Most people don't pray as if it to do so is the equivalent playing the lottery (if I play enough, I will eventually win/get what I want!). Praying is a personal conversation with God, and not all prayers are answered. And no doubt you've prayed and felt your prayers went unanswered. Get in line...and realize going to God in your need or suffering is not like going to see the wizard of Oz. While I am confident none of this will change your mind, am curious what happened to you that causes you to mock/insult or verbally attack strangers who have their own beliefs that are not yours?
Maya Angelou. File photo/Wikimedia.
Brainwashed_In_Church May 29, 2014 at 06:08 pm
Computers and virtual machines can write poetry (and play chess) better than humans can anyway.Read More Poets are obsolete.
Jim B. May 29, 2014 at 06:10 pm
Andy, you are a troll and an ahole.
SA May 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Power to the People! @ Jim you should get a handle on your anger issues.
Mickey Rooney and Princess Samantha Kennedy. Patch file photo.
nitagregory April 9, 2014 at 08:00 am
I can only hope I make it to his age. Way before my time but what I've seen of him is amazing trulyRead More original
Penny Arévalo April 9, 2014 at 08:42 am
Unfortunately, there's trouble brewing in his family, which is feuding over where to bury the bodyRead More http://studiocity.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/mikey-rooneys-family-feuding-where-to-bury-the-body
Sayona April 9, 2014 at 10:07 am
Wonderful. Most disgusting power play ever- squabbling over the issues of a deceased person. ThoughRead More Rooney should have had a will that specified that issue of burial. Still remembering Gregory Peck in that uniform right now...............
Twitter photo of a young Hobie Alter.
RWO March 31, 2014 at 03:51 pm
When I was a teenager,I worked for Hobie and harrison ,,H&H graphics,,,the firstRead More surf products in capo beach,,we sold tee-shirts with a logo on them,,we will paddle out for you,, Hobie RIP ,, my friend
Charles C. Hale March 31, 2014 at 08:31 pm
A Laguna great. Anyone know if hobie was lbhs?
Jim Reardon March 31, 2014 at 10:45 pm
Hobie surfboard, Hobie 14, Hobie 16, Hobie sunglasses, not to mention the wetsuit, shorts, sandals,Read More etc. I'm still wearing the sunglasses. The rest is fond memory, and dust.
John V. "Jack" Foley. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Water District.
Patsy Morris March 25, 2014 at 02:31 pm
Subtitle says that he had a "batter with cancer". RIP.
D. Jude March 25, 2014 at 03:26 pm
karma..goes around and comes around........maybe next will be Brian D"arcy~~!!
Lisa Ohlund March 29, 2014 at 01:11 am
Mr. or Ms. D. Jude - If by karma you mean that he will have a wonderful afterlife because of the wayRead More he lived this life,then I would agree with you; Col. Foley was the epitome of an officer and a gentleman and a heckuva water man. If you mean something derisive, then you never met him, and I will pray that one day you will rest in peace.
Sid Caesar has died. He was 91. Patch file photo.
GreenInOC February 12, 2014 at 07:07 pm
If you ever get a chance to watch "Hail Sid Caesar!", it's a fantastic documentary. I'veRead More always found it fascinating that modern day comics continue to speak of Sid in awe and admiration.
Dave February 13, 2014 at 07:27 am
No question Caesar was a genius but he also had a great eye for talent, hand picking his co-stars onRead More "Show" and writers, Mel Brooks, an 18 year old Woody Allen, Neil Simon, Larry Gelbart and Carl Reiner to name some of the most prominent. I had the great privilege and pleasure to see Mr Caesar give a two hour talk in the board room of the Screen Actor's Guild on Wilshire just east of the La Brea Tarpits about 8 years ago. Although the once tall and strapping Caesar had become shrunken and bent with age, once he was seated on the dais with moderator Joe Mantegna, you'd have thought you had been transported back to 1954 as Caesar came alive telling us of his memories working with all these great talents while tossing out some of his best bits- the foreign language imitations being as fresh and funny as they were on "Show of Shows". It was a night I won't soon forget and I am so glad I was able to see him in this small and intimate room. Rest in Peace, Sid. We won't be seeing your like again any time soon.
GreenInOC February 13, 2014 at 08:21 am
@Dave, what a treat - I wish I had been able to listen to him speak in person.
Arvella Schuller died today. She was married to Robert Schuller, with whom she co-founded Crystal Cathedral Ministries. Patch file photo.
Carol February 11, 2014 at 01:09 pm
Guess we know who has the money to do whatever they wish.... "In February 2012, the church'sRead More property was sold to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange for $57.5 million. The church is making $29 million in renovations to the famed Garden Grove cathedral"
Paula Thomas February 12, 2014 at 07:57 am
Aside from all there problems of recent times they touched so many lives with the good news messageRead More of our living Christ. When involving families in any business especially in-laws it usually becomes problematic. It's a shame that at the end of their lives, after so much good they had given to OC and the world, it had end sadly. RIP sweet Arvella Schuller
Pascal February 12, 2014 at 06:47 pm
What is money, though, really? Did someone see an actual exchange taking place? Since all of us areRead More related, one way or another, including animals (since apparently a Chimpanzee's DNA is 98% identical to a human's) and humans are not a majority on earth, what constitutes money? Wouldn't that be that which is most valuable to the majority? Therefore.... air? Water? Then how is it quantified? What the heck is a dollar? Just saying..... not that I have a solution to the problem.
Paul Crouch founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network. Photo/TBN.org
MFriedrich December 1, 2013 at 10:10 am
Mathew 6:24 - "You cannot serve God and money."
Anne Owen December 1, 2013 at 11:42 am
I always enjoyed him and his wife and their hair! I wonder if he got to take all that money withRead More him?
Lynda StarWriter December 2, 2013 at 09:18 pm
Thoughts and prayers out to the family. TBN is indeed a successful, abundant, media ministry legacy.Read More
Debra Healy Deem, 58 of Laguna Beach.
The Beast ! September 3, 2013 at 05:09 pm
May you rest and peace Debra
Mary Garcia September 21, 2013 at 09:42 pm
I will always remember Debra as a wonderful lady who had a smile that can brighten up anyone's day.Read More She is a woman who is beautiful inside and out. Rest in peace Debra.
joan schmid January 4, 2013 at 04:05 pm
A short, but special remembrance of Buddy Belshe. Buddy and his family, Gene and Johnnie BelsheRead More were family friends from the early 1950's. My former husband Don Preston, who passed away this past August, and myself, Joanie Nunan Preston Schmid, and Don's younger sister Linda Preston Raines all belonged to the Huntington Beach Swim Club back then. We worked out at the Huntington Beach Plunge just north of the pier on the beach in a salt water plunge!!!! The Belshe's were our coaches, and Buddy and Don were the same age, and competed as friends together all over Southern California. We all enjoyed a wonderful time as teen agers back then, and those are certainly days to cherish and long remember. Buddy is now with his beloved folks Gene and Johnnie, and they all will bring smiles to faces when we fondly remember them. Lovingly, Joanie, Monrose Colorado
Shannon Alford September 20, 2012 at 02:24 am
I only knew Sarah for a short time from "Shape-Up" but she was a delightful young lady.Read More Much love goes out to her family and friends. She will be missed!!! Again, a life cut way too short!!!
Brenna Marie September 21, 2012 at 02:01 am
Beautiful Sarah.....I can't even describe the sadness in my heart over this horrible tragedy. IRead More just spoke with you a month ago. I can still hear the way you would say "yuuumm" after every personal meal plan you made for me. I took a walk into Trader Joe's this afternoon and was reminded of how you took me down each isle so patiently and helped me with my grocery list. Oh how persistent you were to make sure we stayed on our game. You will truly be missed but never forgotten. My prayers for peace and comfort to you and your family. Rest in peace sweet Sarah! oxox
Stacey Ellis September 21, 2012 at 01:49 pm
Andrea, Beautiful words from a beautiful friend! You have been such an amazing, loving friend. SarahRead More was a beam of light that will always be a part of us. Alison, Sonia thank you for being the best friend a girl could have. I am proud and lucky to have Sarah as a part of my life. We love you Sarah! Xoxo, Stacey
Francis September 20, 2012 at 07:11 pm
Dr. Campion was the best doctor! I will always remember her kindness, patience, and wisdom. IRead More admired her so much and always looked forward to visiting with her. She took a real interest in her patients. She is also such a great role model for younger woman! I will never forget her.....I will miss her so much....I still can't believe she gone like a puff of wind...but her spirit remains in all of the kindness she left behind....I will never forget her!!!!
anita livingston October 5, 2012 at 06:23 pm
Anita Livingston After being my doctor for only 7 years, she helped me respect my health and regainRead More it, too, after not caring for myself very well for a few years. My physical sense of well being that I have today is her legacy to me. Thank you, Dr. Campion Thank you, sweet family, for sharing her with us.
Veronica Mares November 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm
I'm so sad to heard of Dr Campions passing, I was her patient since 1985, my self as well as myRead More family will miss her , specially my younger son , since she brought him into this world and now he's 24. Dr. Kit we will miss you. The Mares Family
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