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  • UC San Diego council seeks divestment from firms with West Bank ties

     
    UC San Diego’s student government joined a widening movement urging the university system to divest from companies that some student activists contend are violating the human rights of Palestinians and aiding Israel’s occupation of the West...
  • Shuttle Endeavour makes dramatic final flight around California

     
    Flying as low as 1,500 feet around some of California's most distinctive landmarks, the space shuttle Endeavour completed its final voyage Friday to cheers and many photos. After taking off from Edwards Air Force Base on Friday morning, Endeavour headed.....
  • BioWatch stands at a crossroads

    WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists. They...
  • Gordon Brush plant owner bristles at red tape tying up expansion

    Gordon Brush plant owner bristles at red tape tying up expansion
    Ken Rakusin is frustrated. You would be too. Since 2009, the owner of Gordon Brush Manufacturing Co. has been trying to expand his 51,000-square-foot City of Commerce factory by 20,000 square feet. That would mean a larger factory floor, more office...
  • Sanford McDonnell dies at 89; former McDonnell Douglas CEO

    Sanford McDonnell dies at 89; former McDonnell Douglas CEO
    Sanford "Sandy" McDonnell, the former chief executive of aerospace giant McDonnell Douglas Corp. who in the 1970s helped turn around the company started by his uncle, died Monday. He was 89. His death was announced by Boeing Co., which acquired McDonnell...
  • J. Lynn Helms dies at 86; FAA chief fired striking air controllers

    J. Lynn Helms dies at 86; FAA chief fired striking air controllers
    J. Lynn Helms, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration who carried out President Reagan's order to fire more than 11,000 striking air traffic controllers and oversaw efforts to keep airlines flying during the crisis, has died. He was 86. He...
  • Robert A. Citron dies at 79; space visionary

    Robert A. Citron dies at 79; space visionary
    Robert A. Citron, an aerospace engineer and intrepid entrepreneur, whose boyhood fantasy of traveling beyond Earth inspired pioneering ventures to commercialize space, died Jan. 31 at his home in Bellevue, Wash. He was 79. The cause was complications...
  • Arthur 'Kit' Murray dies at 92; pilot set Bell X-1A altitude record

    Arthur 'Kit' Murray dies at 92; pilot set Bell X-1A altitude record
    Retired Col. Arthur "Kit" Murray, an experimental test pilot who set an altitude record in 1954 when he piloted a Bell X-1A at 90,000 feet at nearly twice the speed of sound, has died. He was 92. Murray died July 25 of complications from Alzheimer's...
  • Joseph Gavin dies at 90; former head of aerospace company Grumman

    Joseph Gavin dies at 90; former head of aerospace company Grumman
    Joseph Gavin, a retired president of the New York aerospace company Grumman who headed its Apollo lunar module program in the 1960s, died Oct. 31 at his home in Amherst, Mass. He was 90. Gavin's death was announced in a statement issued by Los Angeles-...
  • PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson

    PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson
    James McLure Playwright who wrote 'Lone Star' James McLure, 59, a playwright and actor best known for his two one-act plays that reached Broadway, died Feb. 17 from cancer at his home in Marina del Rey, said his sister, Jenny Schroeder. McLure's...
  • Bodies of young bus crash victims return home to Belgium

     
    Belgian and Dutch victims of a fatal bus crash in Switzerland that killed 22 schoolchildren and six adults returned home Friday in coffins borne by military aircraft....