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Times Staff WriterALI and Yasmin Motamedi did not want their eldest son to join the Marine Corps. They paid close attention to the news, and they didn't like what they saw: Marines and soldiers dying in Iraq and Afghanistan; young men and women with their limbs blown off;...
Tags: Defense, Iraq, Death, Afghanistan, Armed Forces
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSAN DIEGO Kayaking excursion When, where: June 15 on Lake Hodges. Highlights: Sponsored by the San Diego Natural History Museum. Explore Lake Hodges on this Father's Day trip. Cost: Open to ages 6 and older; $65 per adult, $20 per child ages 6 to 12...
Special to The TimesIT FEELS like summer, the Weber's fired up, the meats are sizzling, the tea is iced -- who's brought the potato salad, creamy with mayo and dense with chunks of potatoes? It's the takeout salad that makes the best contribution to backyard barbecues and...
In "What’s helium-filled, foil — and harmless?" Terri Adishian says it's unnecessary to ban helium-filled foil balloons. Tell that to 2,000 residents of Menlo Park. On March 24, they came home to find no power. Why? Because a Mylar balloon...
Times Staff WriterNOELLE SIMEON 'Very lucky, very blessed' Days before Noelle Simeon was born in November 1982, doctors detected something terribly wrong: Her intestines, ovaries and other organs were floating in the amniotic fluid outside her abdomen. After her birth,...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Nursing, AIDS, Trials, Cancer
Times Staff WriterAs movie studios battle one another at the box office with their summer blockbusters, toy manufacturers that have hooked their fortunes to these films are facing a similar fight as they vie for the attention of young boys. Yet, with nine movies having...
ADAM BELLOW is executive editor at large for Doubleday and the author of "In Praise of Nepotism." His father was novelist Saul Bellow.IN JUNE 2002, when my first book was about to come out, I traveled to my father's house in Boston to present him with an autographed copy. Ever since I was a child, people had been asking me with a hint of amused condescension whether I was a going to...
Tags: Vehicles, Saul Bellow, Frank Sinatra, Family, Steaks
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFour soldiers from Southern California died in a single attack June 28 when Iraqi insurgents detonated a roadside bomb and fired guns and grenades at their stricken convoy in Baghdad. The Department of Defense identified the dead as Pfc. Cory Hiltz, 20,...
Times Staff WriterSAN DIEGO — Beat L.A.! Those are the favorite words of San Diego fans, and this could be the favorite week for San Diego fans. For the first time, the Padres can beat L.A. six times in one week, with three games against the Dodgers followed by...
Times Staff WriterTHE sudden noise that woke us sounded like the rumble before an earthquake. We bolted from our beds and rushed outside and saw a dozen or more horses streaking past, with much snorting and stomping of hoofs. My 7-year-old daughter and I witnessed the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDu Hai Tran of Chatsworth could not stop smiling the day his daughter was born. He gingerly cradled baby Michelle in his arms, afraid of squeezing her too hard. He joked to his wife about wanting a boy. He hoped that she would not grow up to have his...
Tags: Vietnam War (1955-1975), Defense, Refugee, Family, Germany
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