| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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THE BEST WAY TO BLUFF, UTAH
From LAX, Delta, American, Southwest and United offer nonstop service to Salt Lake City, and Southwest, Delta, United, Frontier and US Airways offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:46 AM
At least three people were killed and tens of thousands forced to flee their homes when a volcano erupted on Indonesia’s most populous island, shutting down airports and showering the region with ash and grit.
The eruption of Mt. Kelud in Java...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Jim Bittner, the son of the former Moorpark College coach, has been named football coach at Oxnard Rio Mesa. He was a longtime assistant at Moorpark College and served as JV coach last season at Camarillo.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:03 AM
School officials in coastal Orange County are investigating the cost of hiring armed security guards to potentially patrol grade schools or high schools in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
In a 4-3 vote, school board members directed...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
“We’ve gotta time this just right,” says kayaking guide Tony Chapman as we contemplate the rock formation looming directly in front of our boats. It’s a mammoth sea arch, and what we are about to attempt is a precise and nerve-...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
LA RIOJA, Spain — "I'll only be a minute," says Juan Muga of Bodegas Muga as he heads off to a whitewashed building next to a vineyard. I walk along the vineyard, taking in the idyllic view of Tempranillo vines stretching across the Ebro river...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do.
Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered.
A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:04 PM
In the northeast of China, at the Yixian and Jiufotang formations, scientists have discovered thousands of exquisitely preserved fossils of plants and birds, dinosaurs and mammals. Together they make up the Jehol Biota -- an ecosystem, preserved in ash,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The mother of a Corona del Mar High School student expelled in a grade-hacking scandal warned district officials of a widespread "culture of cheating" at the high-performing school.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees announced early...