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  • Dream defies loss of limbs

    Kellie Lim knows all too well what it is like to be a very sick child. Struck with a ravaging bacterial infection that destroys limbs, she became a triple amputee at age 8 and soon faced a life of prosthetics, wheelchairs and often-painful...
  • El Pital a Latin revelation nestled in El Salvador's highlands

    El Pital, El Salvador In the dark days of the early 1980s, anyone brave or foolhardy enough to ascend the majestic peak of El Pital would have been accompanied by a hellish soundtrack of mortar fire and army helicopters. But as I strolled recently...
  • Paraglider Reported Missing off Newport Beach

    Paraglider Reported Missing off Newport Beach
    NEWPORT BEACH -- Authorities are searching the waters off Newport Beach for a paraglider who was reported missing. A group of surfers reporting seeing a paraglider go down about 5 p.m. Sunday about one mile west of 36th Street in Newport Beach, said...
  • Jonas Brothers Land Disney Channel Series

    It's about time the Jonas Brothers landed their own TV series. The pop-rock trio will be featured in their own reality series on The Disney Channel. With the working title "Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream," the series will follow the lives of Kevin,...
  • GM Red Tag Sale: Cadillac, Hummer, Saab Deals

     
    Our coverage of GM???s Red Tag Sale rolls on, and this time we???re taking a look at available deals on Cadillac, Saab and Hummer models for 2008 and 2009. Given the pricey nature of most of these vehicles, the percent-off......
  • Bush: Ousting Saddam was right

     
    by Frank James President Bush traveled today to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, home of the 101st Airborne. It was a chance for Bush to visit with one of the few groups of Americans where his popularity remains relatively high, the......
  • Jeb Bush for president: Dad suggests

     
    by Mark Silva Jeb Bush should run for president, according to his father, a former president. But for starters, former President George H.W. Bush says, his son, the former governor of Florida, could make a reentry to political life with......
  • Bush (41): 'Plans for the boy' (Bush 43)

     
    by Mark Silva "I have great plans for the boy,'' the father says. What sort of plans could that father have for a "boy" who already has served as president of the United States, particularly when the father also served......
  • 1 skydiver dies, another is injured after they collide over Wildomar

     
    A 30-year-old parachutist died this morning after colliding in midair with another skydiver and falling to earth in Wildomar, said Capt. Fernando Herrera of the Riverside County Fire Department. The other parachutist, 42, suffered minor injuries. Fire...
  • Theater review: 'Wonder of the World' at Victory Theatre Center

     
    Cass (Elizabeth Bond) has a problem. She???s just discovered a dirty little secret in her husband???s sweater drawer. Very dirty. To give the details away would spoil half the fun of ???Wonder of the World,??? David Lindsay-Abaire???s bright comedy of.......
  • Sky diver dies in Murrieta after record-setting jump

     
    Sky diver Stephen Millard Harrington was making his last jump of the day. It was meant to be a relaxing drop that would cap a record-setting day in the skies above Riverside County. But Harrington apparently hit the tail of......
  • Search for lost paraglider in Newport Beach may have been sparked by false claim

     
    A search for a lost paraglider in Newport Beach may be called off this morning because authorities suspect the initial report may have been a false claim. The search began after a woman contacted the Orange County Sheriff's Department at......