| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The staff at Stanford Hospital conducted a disaster drill a few weeks ago, a routine reminder for doctors and nurses on what to do if patients started pouring in.
Those skills were put to the test Saturday afternoon, when the...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:44 PM
The assignment seemed routine — a portrait of couple for a story about personal finance. But as I was soon reminded, sometimes an interesting, if not extraordinary, story lurks just beneath the surface. Such are the regular discoveries of a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster.
The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Two men who ran aground a boat carrying about a ton of marijuana in Newport Beach remain at large, police said Tuesday morning.
No arrests have been made in the Monday morning incident in which a U.S. Coast Guard crew attempted to board a sailboat for a...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Environmentalists won a big victory for marine animals this week, with a court ruling that requires the government to determine whether dispersants used to to break up oil spills are harmful to endangered species before the chemicals are used in federal...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Six people were rescued off Marina del Rey Tuesday evening after their outrigger canoe capsized in rough seas.
All were treated and later released after they were pulled from the water about 7:45 p.m., according to authorities.
The vessel overturned...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The body of a 42-year-old man who had been surfing off Pacific Beach washed close to shore and was recovered Thursday morning, San Diego lifeguards said.
The body had wounds consistent with a shark attack, said Lifeguard Lt. John Everhart. The medical...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A member of the Swedish team competing in the America's Cup died Thursday afternoon after a catamaran capsized during a training exercise on the San Francisco Bay.
The U.S. Coast Guard received a report of a capsized vessel on the northwest side of...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A Swedish racing team identified a British Olympic gold medalist as the sailor killed when a catamaran capsized during training for the America's Cup on Thursday on the San Francisco Bay.
Artemis Racing confirmed that Andrew "Bart" Simpson was trapped...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Two of the four crewman who were lost when a 37-foot sailboat was destroyed during the annual Newport to Ensenada boat race died of blunt-force trauma, while a third drowned. The body of the fourth crewman, identified by race organizers......