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  • Tuesday's high school roundup: Freeman, Warwick boys edge Menchville; WCA freshman girl scores 1,000th point

    Boys basketball: Lewis Freeman scored 25 points Tuesday night as Warwick stayed unbeaten in Group 5A PenSouth Conference 10 with a 60-58 overtime win against Menchville. Fans of the Raiders (10-9, 4-0) stormed the Monarchs' court after the triumph....
  • Sentinel's all-area girls soccer team

    Sentinel's all-area girls soccer team
    PLAYER OF YEAR Lindsay Preston Sr., GK, Oviedo The Buzz: Wake Forest signee led arguably area's best defense, helping Oviedo to Class 5A region final with 64 saves. FIRST TEAM Sydney Schilling Sr., F-M, Hagerty The Buzz: Had team-high 35...
  • Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again

    Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again
    WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.  Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
  • Light rail should not be built under LAX terminal area, officials say

    Light rail should not be built under LAX terminal area, officials say
    Citing the high cost and risk of tunneling under Los Angeles International Airport, county transportation officials said Wednesday that it did not make sense to build a light-rail line directly under the airport's terminal area. Their recommendation...
  • Metro shelves direct rail line to LAX

    Metro shelves direct rail line to LAX
    A decades-long effort to bring rail service directly to Los Angeles International Airport suffered a blow Thursday when transportation officials placed on the back burner a proposal for a light-rail tunnel under the terminal area, citing high costs and...
  • Direct rail link to LAX placed on back burner by Metro officials

    Direct rail link to LAX placed on back burner by Metro officials
    Transportation officials for decades have talked of--and Angelenos have pined for--direct rail service to Los Angeles International Airport. But that idea suffered a serious blow Thursday when the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
  • Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations

    Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued “urgent” safety recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration as part of its ongoing probe of the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers struck by...
  • Mt. Tamalpais in the Bay Area becomes a symbol of new heights

    Mt. Tamalpais in the Bay Area becomes a symbol of new heights
    Mt. Tamalpais holds an indelible place in my heart. I've walked its spine, gawked in awe at San Francisco from its peak and fallen in love with its greened-up hillsides in spring. My mountain meet-up began when I went to college in Washington, D.C. I...
  • World's wrecked cars reincarnated on Afghanistan's dusty streets

    World's wrecked cars reincarnated on Afghanistan's dusty streets
    HERAT, Afghanistan - They sit in the sun harboring their lost histories, their forgotten dreams, their traces of funerals, graduations and stolen kisses. On dusty windshields, insurance stickers from Travelers and State Farm bear witness to wrecks in...
  • Alerts issued about free medical alert calls

    Alerts issued about free medical alert calls
    Many senior citizens fear they will fall or suffer a medical emergency and not be able to reach a phone to call for help, and authorities are warning that scammers are playing off those fears. Suspicious calls are being placed to seniors nationwide...
  • Wanted: New fire chief

    The city of Costa Mesa is looking for a new fire chief. Interim Fire Chief Tom Arnold is not a candidate for the permanent position. "I think it's time for the community to have a full-time fire chief, so I'm excited about it," Arnold said. "I'm happy...
  • Reader photo: Site of deadly Metro bus accident

    Reader photo: Site of deadly Metro bus accident
    After a Metro bus and truck collided, leaving one dead and two injured, people gathered to offer support for the families and friends involved. The collision occurred early Wednesday when a flatbed tow truck ran a red light and hit a Metro bus going...