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  • Skydiver suffers major injuries when chute deflates during jump at Perris airfield

     
    A skydiver suffered major injuries Friday when his parachute deflated and he fell about 100 feet to the ground, Riverside County authorities said....
  • Jim Murray, June 1, 1961

     
    June 1, 1961: Among those celebrating the convictions of Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo is a Boyle Heights prizefight manager named Harry Shall. Harry gave the government a chance to throw the book at Blinky Palermo a long time ago,......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, day 26

     
    SUNSET DIVE: With the sun setting over the clouds, a paragliding enthusiast soars off the cliffs of La Jolla in this photo by Brett Sobel, taken on Jan. 15. Every day of 2011, we're featuring reader-submitted photos of Southern California......
  • Remains found by Riverside County farmer may be those of Russian skydiver

     
    The remains discovered by a Riverside County farmer plowing his field Tuesday may be those of a Russian parachutist who went missing after jumping from a plane, authorities said. Vladimir Frolov, 50, was skydiving in Perris and was reported missing......
  • The immigrant experience can be tough. Share your stories of struggle, success

     
    Recent news events had Times columnist Hector Tobar reflecting about UCLA and the immigrant experience: First there was the stunning public fall of Nancy Salas, another 22-year-old daughter of Salvadoran immigrants whose mother cleaned houses. Hoping to...
  • Pilot killed in hang glider crash during San Bernardino aerobatics contest

     
    A 60-year-old man has died after his hang glider broke during a San Bernardino aerobatics event and he fell 300 feet to the ground, authorities said Monday. Thomas Richard Mayer of Carpinteria was performing a loop at Andy Jackson Air......
  • COMIC-CON 2010: A new generation of heroines

     
    The dawn of the geek girl and the empowered woman is not upon us; it's actually been here for quite some time. And, evident in its programming, Comic-Con has known this for a while, with its many femme-centric panels (as......
  • Tony Robbins says new show 'Breakthrough' can't fail

     
    Tony Robbins doesn't care if you chuckle at his infomercials or if you recognize him by his big head or his perfect pearly whites. Just don't call him "Mr. Positive Thinking" or even "Mr. Motivational." "I don't believe in positive......
  • Man critically hurt in Perris Valley skydiving accident [Updated]

     
    A man is in critical condition after a skydiving accident Friday morning in Perris. Details are still sketchy, but officials said it occurred at the Perris Valley Sky Diving Center. A spokeswoman for the Riverside County Fire Department told the......
  • Sky diver dies in Murrieta after record-setting jump

     
    Sky diver Stephen Millard Harrington was making his last jump of the day. It was meant to be a relaxing drop that would cap a record-setting day in the skies above Riverside County. But Harrington apparently hit the tail of......
  • Search for lost paraglider in Newport Beach may have been sparked by false claim

     
    A search for a lost paraglider in Newport Beach may be called off this morning because authorities suspect the initial report may have been a false claim. The search began after a woman contacted the Orange County Sheriff's Department at......