| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Once a shimmering beacon of light to Las Vegas-bound drivers heading up Interstate 15 with fat wallets and paper-thin dreams, Baker's 13-story "World's Tallest Thermometer" marks California's last-stop oasis of bathrooms and burger joints before the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The body of a missing fighter pilot from Northern California was recovered Thursday in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Italy, his family announced....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:52 AM
More units are joining in on the search for a Northern California fighter pilot who went missing while flying an F-16 on Monday....
| May 28, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A U.S. Army soldier has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday. Spc. Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21, of Salinas was killed Saturday in Kandahar province when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device.....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 12:33 AM
Los Angeles once had "The Swoose" - the oldest B-17 in existence - as a possible war memorial....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Dennis and Annie Reed's house, set among tall oak trees in a part of Glendale called Chevy Chase Canyon, floats almost 35 feet above a running stream. But what's most noteworthy about the 1,500-square-foot residence isn't what flows below but what rises...
| Nov 24, 2012
I was treading water at an ad agency in Toronto when I spied an unusual ad in the morning paper. It was an announcement from the U.S. government recruiting able-bodied Canadians to apply for a lottery to enter the U.S. legally with a resident alien, or...
| Dec 12, 2011
Donald M. Koll, a real estate developer who pioneered high-rise office building in Orange County and among other projects helped turn Los Cabos, Mexico, into a premier resort destination, has died. He was 78.
Koll died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA...
| May 17, 2011
Joseph Wershba, a pioneering CBS reporter and producer whose work on Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" series in the 1950s helped expose the McCarthy era's communist witch hunt and demonstrated the power of television, has died. He was 90.
Wershba, a two-...
| Sep 6, 2010
Mixed-media artist and printmaker
Patrick Merrill, 61, a mixed-media artist and printmaker who was curator of Cal Poly Pomona's art gallery from 1997 to 2009, died Tuesday in Diamond Bar after battling colon cancer, the university...
| May 14, 2010
Walker "Bud" Mahurin, the Army Air Forces' first double ace in Europe during World War II who went on to serve in the Pacific and later became a POW after being shot down during the Korean War, has died. He was 91.
Mahurin, a retired Air Force colonel...