| Apr 17, 2011
Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s.
When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:36 AM
People with a fondness for airplanes can find a lot to like when they visit Southern California, where there are plenty of opportunities to see historic aircraft up-close and personal. In some cases, they'll see a lot more than just aircraft. If you...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look.
+ Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:36 PM
This is one of those "Guess Who I Sat Next to on the Airplane" stories.
Recently, I was on a flight from Baltimore to Orange County.
My wife, Hedy, and I had attended our niece's wedding in Boston. We flew from Boston to Baltimore to make our O.C....
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 5:22 PM
IRWINDALE (KTLA) -- A highly-revered float builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade is calling it quits.
Citing economic woes, Charisma Floats released a statement this week saying they will be ceasing operations and not participating in the 2012...
| Jan 19, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
Unlike its TV commercial, “Red Tails” thankfully features no dubstep music. (Besides, everyone knows WWII pilots were mostly into chillwave.)
It’s one of the few things the movie does right. Dramatizing the program...
| Jan 9, 2012
Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89.
Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
| Jan 10, 2012
Actor Tristan Wilds hopped on the Dunkin Donuts Studio On The Run to talk about starring as Dixon Wilson on the popular CW reboot of "90210" for the last four seasons. He also recently released his debut EP, Remember, Remember.
Wilds also has an upcoming...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:54 AM
Monday is Memorial Day and there are plenty of events going on around Western Washington.
Below is a list of Memorial Day events. (With information from the Everett Herald, the Seattle PI. and the Bellingham Herald)
American Legion Post...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Many people have heard of the Tuskegee Airmen, but few have heard of the Montford Point Marines. They're America's first African-American Marines, but were made to train apart from whites in a separate part of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina called...
| Jan 16, 2012
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles, along the parade route of the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. "Kingdom Day Parade". This year's theme is "The Dream Will Continue to Live and Grow". The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Western Avenue and Martin...