| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:28 AM
SAN DIEGO - A Camp Pendleton Marine is taking Defense Department brass to federal court, saying he is being hounded out of the service for exercising his First Amendment rights.
Attorneys representing Sgt. Gary Stein filed a lawsuit against theU.S....
| May 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
In Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, all around Orange County and California, unemployed workers feel helpless as they search for jobs that have disappeared. The politicians falsely tell the people that the unemployment rate is far lower than exists in the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Fearing that the two-decade legal fight to save the cross atop Mt. Soledad is nearing an end, two San Diego congressmen have attached an amendment to the defense budget that would bar any federal funds from being used for "dismantling any portion" of...
| Apr 12, 2007
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, once considered the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has fallen to third place in a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll, and is running behind Fred Thompson, an actor and former senator who has...
| Jul 21, 2007
IT'S HARD TO IMAGINE a less aptly named water project than the All American Canal in Imperial County. There's nothing American about watching people drown by the hundreds while doing next to nothing to save them, but that is precisely what managers of the...
| Jan 15, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a commanding lead over Barack Obama in California as the Democratic presidential contest heads toward the Feb. 5 primary, a new statewide poll has found. John McCain's resurgent campaign claimed a slim lead among Republicans,...
| Oct 26, 2007
SAN DIEGO -- Some elected officials here are accusing state fire officials of a bureaucratic bottleneck that prevented water-dropping aircraft from immediately being used as brush fires ravaged the county.
It remains unclear whether additional aircraft...
| May 7, 2008
U.S. border authorities no longer apprehend illegal immigrants only as they enter the country. Now they're catching them on the way out.
At random times near the Tijuana-San Diego border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have been setting up...
| Nov 1, 2007
Firefighters in Orange County on Wednesday focused on eliminating the last unburned patch of land within the bounds of the 28,500-acre Santiago fire, in advance of the Santa Ana winds expected this weekend.
"We're still worried about the Silverado Canyon...
| Jul 29, 2008
The deadly 2003 Cedar fire was raging through San Diego County. Rep. Duncan Hunter, whose home in Alpine would burn to the ground, couldn't understand why military aircraft hadn't been called in to fight the blaze. He decided to do something about it....
| Jul 13, 2007
Duncan Hunter had already spent an hour serving scrambled eggs at a Rotary Club pancake breakfast and walked a mile in the nearby Amherst Fourth of July parade, and was now more than halfway through another parade in this old farm town on the west bank of...
| Apr 27, 2008
First of two parts
To hear Navy officials tell it, shipbuilders like Northrop Grumman Newport News are finally heading for good times.
After dwindling to its smallest size in about a century, the Navy's 279-ship fleet will grow to 313 ships over the...