• Mindy Hammond of Westminster, center, and the Tinh Nghe Si Club sing, “Light Up for Vietnam,” during the 40th anniversary commemoration of Operation Frequent Wind and the fall of Saigon held on the USS Midway on Sunday. The group is based in Westminster.

  • With 38 seconds left in the game, two Laguna Beach players watch their team and wait to celebrate their win over Foothill in the CIF-SS Division 1 girls water polo championship on Saturday.

  • Nobel Prize winning Vernon L. Smith is professor of economics and law at Chapman University and holds the George L. Argyros Endowed Chair in Finance and Economics. He’s also a member of the research team in Chapman’s Economic Science Institute.

  • Janet Marlow of Westminster carries a large piece of wood out of the wetlands in Newport’s Back Bay on Saturday during Coastal Cleanup Day.

  • Furgeson Elementary third-graders recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the first day of the school year.

  • Steve Davison, Disney’s Executive of Parades and Spectaculars shows off one of the new features he has designed for the park. ///ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Disney.60th.0129 Ð 1/28/15 Ð BILL ALKOFER, – ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER – Disneyland announced plans for their 60th anniversary Diamond Celebration on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland Park on Wednesday.

  • From left, Manuel Madera, Saul Flores and Freddie Rodriguez of Environmental Water Management shovel aquatic weeds.

  • Canyon High’s Justin Trias, pumps his fist as Lawndale High’s Chimezie Metu, right, and Terrell Johnson react as the game heads to overtime during the CIF-SS Division 2AA boys basketball championship game at Honda Center.

  • Another unique find: a piece of fossilized excrement that was uncovered during the La Pata Ave. extension that will connect San Juan Capistrano to San Clemente.

  • Chief Executive Officer Michael P. DePallo announced his resignation Friday after little more than two years with the rail authority.



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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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