| Nov 20, 2010
| 4:39 PM
IRVINE — UC Irvine joined the likes of UC Davis and UC San Diego in being anointed Friday as a tree-friendly campus.
To celebrate UCI's distinction of being named as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, nearly 100 students helped plant...
| Dec 12, 2010
| 6:41 PM
PALOS VERDES PENINSULA -- A Palmdale man died Sunday afternoon after failing to surface from a recreational dive off the coast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
The victim was diving in the Flat Rock area 100 yards off the...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Any educated scholar who has studied that journey knows that Bill Steigerwald simply hasn't enough facts to "debunk" that journey ("Sorry, Charley, Was Steinbeck's 'Travels with Charley' a fraud?" Reason magazine, April 2011").
For some reason the...
| May 3, 2011
| 7:26 AM
CATALINA (KTLA) -- Hot, windy conditions sparked several fires in Southern California on Monday, including a grass fire on Catalina Island.
The Catalina fire broke out in the afternoon behind the Catalina Yacht Club. It burned an estimated 30 acres....
| Oct 4, 2010
| 6:43 AM
AVALON -- Three people are recovering from burn injuries after their small plane crashed on Catalina Island Sunday.
At around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, the small twin-engine Cessna 310 was reported down just outside Avalon's airfield, Airport in the Sky.
| Oct 7, 2010
| 5:31 PM
Catalina Street: An Irvine man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a traffic stop in the 500 block at 1:11 a.m. Saturday.
Cliff Drive: A company credit card was reported used fraudulently to make purchases in the 300 block at 3:25 p.m. Monday....
| Oct 11, 2010
| 8:47 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Though confusion surfaced when Catalina Flyer took its main boat out of service for retrofitting, the company is using a backup catamaran to ferry offseason passengers between Newport Beach and Avalon.
A tour boat built by Geo...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:20 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Another in a series of small earthquakes was reported Tuesday morning in the waters off Catalina Island.
The magnitude 2.5 quake occurred at 8:17 a.m. and was centered southwest of Newport Beach (and about 43 miles south of downtown L.A.),...
| Oct 8, 2006
The favorite island getaways, from a Yahoo! Travel survey:
1. Maui, Hawaii
2. Oahu, Hawaii
3. Key West, Fla.
4. Hawaii (Big Island), Hawaii
5. Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
6. Kauai, Hawaii
8. Vancouver Island, British Columbia
| Feb 5, 2008
A federal judge in Los Angeles on Monday rejected the Bush administration's attempt to exempt Navy sonar training from key environmental laws, ruling that there's no real emergency to justify overruling court-ordered protections for whales and dolphins....
| Sep 26, 2009
At a time when more people are getting serious about responsible landscaping, James Duell's garden is a reminder that you don't need a lot of space -- or water -- to create something inspiring. His exquisite design, a strip along the path to the guest...
| May 25, 2008
Three people were killed and three others were injured, two critically, when a sightseeing helicopter crashed Saturday morning near Two Harbors on the remote west side of Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said.