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  • From the Boathouse: A perfect Easter weekend for cruising

    Ahoy! I cannot believe that Easter is on my radar for Sunday already, and I know many boaters who are planning to take their family and friends on a cruise this weekend. Well, I have good weather news to report. I am predicting pleasant conditions...
  • Olympian-turned-war-hero Louis Zamperini is Rose Parade grand marshal

    Olympian-turned-war-hero Louis Zamperini is Rose Parade grand marshal
    An Olympic athlete who went on to become a¬†World War II hero and inspire a bestselling novel, Louis Zamperini, was named the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade’s grand marshal Friday in Pasadena. The 97-year-old war veteran's life demonstrates...
  • Film Review: 'Godzilla'

    Someone should tell Warner Bros. that when they've got a presence as big as Godzilla, they don't need movie stars, because frankly, who remembers the characters in a rampaging-kaiju movie anyway? Still, just to be safe, the studio has stuffed Gareth...
  • War hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini named Rose Parade grand marshal

    War hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini named Rose Parade grand marshal
    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who went on to become a World War II hero and inspire a bestselling novel, has been named grand marshal of the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. The 97-year-old war veteran's life demonstrates "the strength...
  • Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap

    Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap
    BEIJING — In June 2012, China reveled in a major scientific achievement: The nation's first manned deep-sea submersible, the Jiaolong, had dived more than 4.3 miles into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. The feat, state-run media said, put...
  • Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise

    Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
  • Water shortage divides Californians on solutions and blame

    Water shortage divides Californians on solutions and blame
    The vast majority of Californians believe, unsurprisingly, that the state is in the throes of a serious water crisis. But many disagree about what can be done about it. About 54% of Golden State voters believe farmers could cut down on their water...
  • New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead

    New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead
    Steelhead trout once packed the natural pools of Southern California's spawning rivers — that is, until the waterways were transformed into concrete drainage canals in the 1930s to protect the burgeoning flatlands from flooding. The last steelhead...
  • Mobile classroom rolls out to teach students about L.A. River

    Mobile classroom rolls out to teach students about L.A. River
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...
  • Security experts are troubled by stowaway aboard Hawaii flight

    The dark of night still draped Mineta San Jose International Airport when a 15-year-old boy from nearby Santa Clara wandered onto a secure airport ramp and toward a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767. Then he disappeared. The slight teenager, first seen...
  • Tiny nuclear waste fee added up to billions

    Tiny nuclear waste fee added up to billions
    A charge for electricity that millions of Americans didn't even know they pay will suddenly disappear Friday, after the Energy Department this week quietly notified utilities across the country that it was suspending its fees for a future nuclear waste...
  • Teen jet stowaway was probably unconscious for much of flight

    The dark of night still draped San Jose Mineta International Airport when a 15-year-old boy from nearby Santa Clara made his way on to a secure airport ramp and toward a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767, then disappeared. The slight teenager, first seen...