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  • Watch! An underwater volcano creates a new island south of Japan

    Watch! An underwater volcano creates a new island south of Japan
    An exploding underwater volcano is causing a new island to form in the Pacific Ocean about 620 miles south of Tokyo, and you can watch a bit of its dramatic rise in the video above. The video, showing thick plumes of steam and ash shooting out of the...
  • Filming a ‘Raw Run’ with skateboarder Liam Morgan

     
    Bay Area skateboarder Liam Morgan regularly rides steep hills at high speeds amidst traffic, gravel and metal guard rails. He got hooked at age 15 when he averaged 40 m.p.h. on a 12 mile hill. It was a unique feeling and one he needed more of. Safety...
  • O.C. students accused of hacking, changing grades may face expulsion

    O.C. students accused of hacking, changing grades may face expulsion
    The roughly dozen Corona del Mar High students accused of hacking into the school's computers to access tests and change grades are still facing the possibility of expulsion from the district, Newport-Mesa Unified officials confirmed Tuesday afternoon....
  • Conviction overturned for ex-Beverly Hills schools chief

    Conviction overturned for ex-Beverly Hills schools chief
    Nearly two years after a jury found former Beverly Hills schools Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard guilty of misappropriating public funds, a state appellate court panel reversed his two felony convictions on Tuesday. Hubbard was convicted in January 2012 of two...
  • Court reverses convictions of ex-Beverly Hills schools chief

    Court reverses convictions of ex-Beverly Hills schools chief
    Nearly two years after a jury found former Beverly Hills schools Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard guilty of misappropriating public funds, a state appellate court panel has reversed his two felony convictions. Hubbard was convicted in January 2012 of two counts of...
  • Tucson honors ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, fellow shooting victims

    Tucson honors ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, fellow shooting victims
    TUCSON -- Six rocks for the six people who died. Marlene Phillips set them down carefully outside a grocery store Wednesday, three years after a shooting rampage killed six people and injured 13 others including then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. It&...
  • Costa Mesa approves 40-foot LED signs off the 405 Freeway

    Costa Mesa approves 40-foot LED signs off the 405 Freeway
    This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details. Costa Mesa will allow a major shopping center to build a pair of giant LED signs on 40-foot pylons that would be visible from the 405 Freeway, despite fears from some it could lead to other...
  • Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung continues to spew ash

     
    Authorities have extended a danger zone around a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia after it spewed blistering gas farther than expected, forcing panicked residents to flee down the sides of the mountain....
  • Winemaker's development plans near Hollywood sign produce sour grapes

    Winemaker's development plans near Hollywood sign produce sour grapes
    Maybe Kenneth York should invite his neighbors over and pop open a few $200 bottles of his Cabernet Sauvignon to chill them out. Homeowners who live near the Hollywood sign are livid over York's plan to build a two-story, 8,000-square-foot mansion, a 1,...
  • Now we know how super-volcanoes blow

    Now we know how super-volcanoes blow
    Scientists have figured out how and why massive pools of magma such as the one lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park blow sky-high in volcanic super-eruptions. The rare catastrophic events can spew thousands of times more material than the...
  • Supervisors vote to restore religious cross to L.A. County seal

    Supervisors vote to restore religious cross to L.A. County seal
    A divided Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to add a cross back to the county's official seal, despite warnings the decision would invite legal challenges. The proposal to change the seal, which appears on flags, vehicles and written...