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  • Planting trees for now, tomorrow

     Planting trees for now, tomorrow
    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...
  • Scuba Diver Dies Off Palos Verdes Peninsula

    Scuba Diver Dies Off Palos Verdes Peninsula
    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...
  • Mailbag: Steinbeck's daughter-in-law says 'Travels' is true

    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...
  • Firefighters Gain Upper Hand on Catalina Island Blaze

    Firefighters Gain Upper Hand on Catalina Island Blaze
    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....
  • Three Injured in Plane Crash on Catalina Island

    Three Injured in Plane Crash on Catalina Island
    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. The...
  • Police Files

    Area 1 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....
  • Catalina trips still on

    Catalina trips still on
    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...
  • Second Quake This Week Recorded Off Catalina Island

    Second Quake This Week Recorded Off Catalina Island
    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.),...
  • THE TOP SUN SPOTS

    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 7. Jamaica 8. Vancouver Island, British Columbia 9....
  • Judge rejects Navy request for sonar training exemption

    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....
  • Backyard gardens: Filling space with grace

    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...
  • 3 killed, 3 hurt in helicopter crash on Catalina Island

    3 killed, 3 hurt in helicopter crash on Catalina Island
    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. ----------------...