| Apr 19, 2009
Mark and Jessica Stone
Then: Renters in February 2008, the Stones wanted to buy their first home and save for their retirement. That was a stretch on Mark's $68,000 public teacher's salary (now $69,000) with two children at home and another child on...
| Feb 13, 2009
Linebacker for Redskins in '80s
Mel Kaufman, 50, a Los Angeles native who played in three Super Bowls as a linebacker for the Washington Redskins, died Feb. 7 at his home in Santa Margarita.
An autopsy determined he died of natural causes,...
| Aug 16, 2008
STEVE BROWNELL has a dim view of his tankless water heater, and he's in denial about his utility bills.
Three years ago, the Irvine resident installed the heater in his 3,000-square-foot, single-story home with the goal that the unit would pay for itself...
| Oct 18, 2008
The Sesnon fire, which started Monday near Porter Ranch and destroyed 15 homes, was sparked when high winds downed a power line. It broke out almost exactly one year after a firestorm raged across Southern California, including three wind-driven fires...
| Jan 23, 2008
A complaint filed with state ethics officials Tuesday accused Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez of using a charity to illegally funnel donations into political activities.
The complaint cites more than $270,000 that Nuñez solicited in 2005 and 2006 from...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Ten homes in Huntington Beach were evacuated after a gas line was cut during construction, according to safety officials.
The incident occurred Monday at a housing development site near the intersection of Abigail Lane and Kendall Drive around 10 a.m.,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Burbank Water and Power has been nationally recognized for its Green Home House Call program, which provides water-saving and energy-efficient products to roughly 850 Burbank homes a year – for free.
The Washington D.C.-based American Council...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:15 AM
Volunteers are needed at Picacho State Recreation Area for park improvement projects on April 13, according to a press release from California State Parks Foundation.
The California State Parks Foundation hosts 24 environmental improvement projects at...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Sport Chalet on Friday released a statement hours after two employees were injured in an explosion at the store in La Canada Flintridge, calling it a “tragic event” that was being investigated by outside agencies.
The two employees -- who...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Two employees at the Sports Chalet in La Cañada Flintridge suffered burns Friday after an explosion ripped through the sporting goods store, authorities said.
The two employees — who remained unidentified Friday afternoon — were asked to shut...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
DONALD E. ELDER, FORMER NEWPORT BEACH VICE-MAYOR, DIES
Donald Eugene Elder, 86, passed away on January 27, 2013 at his home in Balboa. Don was born May 27, 1926 in Los Angeles to Eugene ‘Gene’ and Helen (Morse) Elder.
Don was a lifelong...