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  • London Olympics threatened with strike by border officials

     
    London Olympics face more disruption from striking border officials; Ministers and organizers say Games will not suffer...
  • Ex-L.A. County sheriff's deputy convicted of mayhem, torture, rape

     
    A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy accused of torturing and sexually assaulting his wife and her lover — leaving both badly mutilated — was convicted Monday in the 2008 crime. Robert McClain, 38, of Irvine forced his then 31-...
  • $100-million pot farm destroyed in Topanga State Park raid

     
    Authorities have uncovered a 34,000-plant marijuana farm in Topanga State Park -- the largest such operation found in the Santa Monica Mountains in seven years. Law enforcement officials raided the site Friday after park rangers found a plastic-lined...
  • Accident that killed four in yacht race to be probed by U.S. Sailing

     
    A boat accident that left four competitors in the annual Newport-to-Ensenada yacht race dead off the coast of Mexico will be reviewed by the national organization that governs the sport of sailing, it was announced Monday. U.S. Sailing has appointed......
  • Slain Idaho football player had just been awarded full scholarship

     
    The family of a University of Idaho student athlete slain early Sunday in Lincoln Heights was preparing to hold a surprise party for him this week in honor of his having received a full football scholarship for the upcoming year....
  • The story of a Paralympian with full sails before the end

    The story of a Paralympian with full sails before the end
    The venue for information gathering for today's column was lunch. Your typist was a fly on the wall. Mary Kate Scandone met Dottie Rountree. That's not exactly Kobe Bryant chatting with Matt Kemp. Actually, as it turned out, it was much better. Scandone...
  • Watery wonder in Turks and Caicos

    Watery wonder in Turks and Caicos
    PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Sixty feet below the surface of the aquamarine western Atlantic, my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie, glided gently along the reef, her arms crossed in Buddha-like meditation. To the left, where the sea...
  • Smaller ships will have big presence in 2013

    Smaller ships will have big presence in 2013
    Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013. In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers. Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
  • Magical moments on the Black Sea

     Magical moments on the Black Sea
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean. It...
  • Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer

    Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer
    Teddy Charles, a jazz vibraphonist who performed with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and other bebop-era jazz greats before becoming a charter boat captain in the Caribbean, died Monday at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on New York's...
  • Jeffrey Chandler dies at 70; part of family that built the Los Angeles Times

    Jeffrey Chandler dies at 70; part of family that built the Los Angeles Times
    Jeffrey Chandler, an influential member of the family that built the Los Angeles Times and the last person with the Chandler name to play a significant role in the newspaper's ownership, has died. He was 70. Chandler, who had been a radio station owner...