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By JOSEPH N. BELL | April 13, 2006
We will have two undocumented immigrants arriving at our home tomorrow night. They will spend a large part of the next three weeks with us. They will travel across our border by air and pass through our Customs, but they come from an unfriendly country called France and have been known to speak unkindly of our president, sentiments they may express while in our custody. I have warned them to avoid upsetting the enforcers of the Patriot Act, which could lead to Guantanamo Bay, as well as any encounters with local law because our mayor is protecting us by exposing illegals accused of serious crime.
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November 18, 2011
Arthur Frances Cassidy born in Philly, PA on 11/05/38, came to California in 1969, died on 9/11/11. He was the original founder of Cassidy's Pub in Newport Beach, CA. He is survived by four daughters Debbie, Donna, Dawn, and Denise and two siblings Tommy and Marie, twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He will be deeply missed and was loved by all.
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July 20, 2012
Frances Marie Marston, loving wife, mother, grandmother, & great grandmother, passed away July 14, 2012 at the age of 87.  She was born December 19th, 1924 in Hoyt, Colorado to Charles and Martha Ormsby.  Frances grew up in Huntington Beach and graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 1942.  In 1940 she was chosen Miss Victory and rode on the float in the Huntington Beach Parade.  She loved the Huntington Beach Parade and never missed it...
NEWS
November 13, 1999
Tony Altobelli NEWPORT BEACH - The Slammers, a Newport Beach-based boys-under-11 soccer club has been chosen as the only school in the United States to compete in France in an international youth soccer tournament in June. "The French Soccer Network wanted our country to send kids to represent the United States and to expose them to what soccer in Europe is really all about." Slammers Manager Rachel Gunther said. "At that level, it's a pretty even playing field against the Europeans.
NEWS
November 12, 2009
1924 to 2009 Fran, as she liked to be called, passed away with family at her side on November 4, 2009. She lost her valiant battle against the terrible disease Pulmonary Fibrosis. Having led a full life, she was a tremendous wife and mother, great cook and swing dancer, and accomplished golfer. Fran had three hole-in-ones during numerous enjoyable rounds of golf in Southern and Central California and could (and did) dance her three sons into the dance floor! She is survived by Rush Hill, II, a Newport Beach architect, and his wife Linda (son and wife)
NEWS
May 14, 2007
 Died May 8, 2007 in Wickenburg, Arizona she was born in Los Angeles Ca. Nov 18,1928. Preceded in death by her husband Albert Bailey Potter III she is surivired by her daughter Penelope Campbell Coleman (andy) her sons John Bailey Potter (keren) and Robert Brooks Potter. Her grandchildren Ramsey argyle Campbell, Tucker Pendleton Campbell (caroline) , Jessica Cramer Potter, Hannah Jane Potter, Bailey Valentine Potter, Nicholas John Sutton Potter, Miranda Jane Sperry Potter and Great grandchild Annabelle Margaret Campbell, Services will be held on Friday May 18, 2007 at 11:00 AM at San Gabriel Cemetery 601 W. Roses RD. San Gabriel CA. Arrangements by David's Desert Chapel Funeral Home Wickenburg, AZ. __________________________________________
ENTERTAINMENT
December 31, 2008
Remember back in spring 2003 when many Americans were so upset with the French for not supporting the invasion of Iraq that several restaurateurs, including the cafeteria for Congress, decided to rename French fries “freedom fries?” My, how times change. Arches restaurant owner Dan Marcheano seems to be so taken with French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s work as a global mediator (from the Russian-Georgian conflict to now the Middle East violence) that “freakin’ fries” are off the menu at the Arches and it’s back to French fries.
NEWS
August 1, 2002
Stephen Santacroce As a restaurant critic, I'm always asked what my favorite restaurant is. It's a question that's more difficult to answer than one might think, because dining depends a lot on the mood I'm in, the environment I'm looking for and what kind of food I want. I witnessed incredulous stares from friends who can't believe I liked a certain place, and angry calls from others when I criticized one of their favorites. Nevertheless, there are a handful of restaurants in our area that stand out above the competition.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Brianna Bailey | October 1, 2009
Taiko drummers, children dancing to traditional Mexican folk songs, and a French plein air painter will all be a part of the giant melting pot Sunday at the Newport Beach Sister City International Festival. The free event will celebrate Newport’s relationship with the cities of Antibes, France, Okazaki, Japan, and Ensenada, Mexico. “It’s going to be like an old-fashioned family day in the park,” said event organizer Connie Skibba, who has been a part of the Newport Beach Sister City Assn.
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