| May 2, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A Marine sergeant is being held on weapons charges in the notorious La Mesa prison near Tijuana after driving into Mexico with three firearms.
Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, who served three tours in Afghanistan, including during the battle in Marjah,...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:39 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A bipartisan group of 21 members of Congress has appealed to the Mexican government to free a Marine veteran of Afghanistan who is being held on weapons charges in a prison in Tijuana.
Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, now in the Marine reserves, has...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Unforgettable Carrie (Poppy Montgomery)...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The first three women to complete Marine infantry training will graduate Thursday, national symbols of the growing push to integrate women into front-line combat units — and potent reminders of the barriers that remain.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:32 AM
The U.S. Secretary of Defense is "familiarizing himself" with the history of one of the most controversial actions from the war in Iraq: the decision not to award the Medal of Honor to a Marine from San Diego killed in Fallouja in 2004.
While not a full...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the question of whether lawmakers should accept their pay during the federal government shutdown, California’s congressional delegation is, as usual, divided.
Some Democrats and Republicans are forgoing their...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:04 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and Congress scrambled Wednesday to restore full military death benefits for families to quell a growing controversy as the federal government shutdown delayed assistance even to families of those who have given their lives...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:13 PM
WASHINGTON — California House Republicans on Wednesday split over a measure to end the government shutdown and lift the U.S. borrowing authority, highlighting divisions within GOP ranks over the strategy for reining in federal spending.
| Feb 1, 2013
L.A. Art Show: A For the Record item published in this space on Jan. 30 about the Art Los Angeles Contemporary show running concurrently with the L.A. Art Show misspelled the name of Barker Hangar in Santa Monica as Barket.
Immigration policy: An...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:13 AM
The secretary of Defense has decided not to overrule his predecessor and posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) announced Wednesday. The decision by Defense Secretary Leon E....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:23 AM
In rejecting a recommendation that Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said the evidence in the case falls short of the standards for the nation's highest medal for combat bravery.......
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's announcement that the Pentagon was ending the ban on women serving in combat met with praise in some quarters. Retired Navy Rear Adm. Veronica “Ronne” Froman said she was overjoyed and pleasantly surprised...