| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A 19-story-tall rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base late Thursday night, carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government.
An Atlas V rocket blasted off from Space Launch Complex 3 at 11:15 p.m. PST, lighting up the night sky as it roared...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Mars One is a plucky not-for-profit organization that wants to turn the colonization of Mars into a worldwide reality TV show -- and it appears to be making headway.
On Tuesday, Mars One announced it had contracted Lockheed Martin to develop a mission...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Proud Bird, the historic LAX restaurant that has been a hangout for some of the nation’s biggest aviation pioneers, will remain open for at least another year after the owner was able to secure a temporary new lease from the Los Angeles World...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
FRESNO — The blaze near Yosemite National Park had incinerated scores of acres and was spreading fast. It was time, federal officials decided, to attack it from the air with all the resources at their command.
As the nation's armada of air tankers...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:19 AM
Hours after a business jet crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport, the chairman of an advisory commission renewed a call for city officials to reduce operations at the airport in the name of public safety.
The fiery crash occurred about 6:20 p.m....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Los Angeles Times staff writers Patrick J. McDonnell and Raja Abdulrahim recently returned from reporting trips in Syria.
McDonnell, the paper’s Beirut bureau chief, was covering the war from the government side. He wrote about the start of the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it would reduce its planned layoffs to 2,400, after the Pentagon recalled most of the civilian workers it had furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown.
The move came...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Big Bang Theory A fight with...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:39 PM
A former Boeing Co. procurement officer and three other people were indicted by a federal grand jury and accused of engaging in a bribery and kickback scheme, a federal prosecutor said.
The ex-procurement officer allegedly leaked nonpublic information...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:28 PM
For Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. in Valencia, it's all about making the right connections.
And those connections with customers are helping keep many of the world's civil, commercial and military aircraft safe in the air.
Wesco Aircraft manages supply...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 11:43 PM
Authorities said late Sunday night that the fires that damaged three buildings at Santa Monica Airport after a business jet crashed there have been extinguished.
The crash occurred about 6:20 p.m. Monday, when a twin-engine Cessna Citation coming from...