| Apr 28, 2010
| 8:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- Toyota Motor Corp. recalled about 50,000 Sequoia sport utility vehicles from the 2003 model year to fix an unexpected slowing of the vehicle in the latest recall issued by the Japanese automaker.
Toyota said Wednesday that the recall...
| May 20, 2010
The 'Happy Cows' that come from California in those ubiquitous ads from the California Milk Advisory Board may actually be coming from New Zealand.
It has come to light that the advertisements are being filmed outside of the country, and one prominent...
| Jun 8, 2010
HUNTINGTON BEACH — April Ross didn't want to leave the winners' podium.
The former Newport Harbor High standout wanted to relish the moment, her moment, the one that, finally, belonged to her and teammate Jennifer Kessy.
"I'm tearing up," Ross,...
| Jun 10, 2010
April Ross didn't want to leave the winner's podium.
The Newport Harbor High grad and Costa Mesa resident wished to relish the moment, her moment, the one that finally belonged to her and teammate Jennifer Kessy.
"I'm tearing up," she told a crowd of...
| Jan 15, 2010
Punk rocker in Memphis
Jay Reatard, 29, a punk rocker known for performing shows and releasing singles at a breakneck pace, was found dead in his bed early Wednesday in Memphis, Tenn.
Memphis police are investigating his death.
| Jan 19, 2010
Glen W. Bell Jr., the innovator and entrepreneur who tapped an unsated hunger for Mexican fare as Americans discovered fast food, creating Taco Tia, El Taco and in 1962 his signature Taco Bell, has died. He was 86.
Bell, who'd had Parkinson's disease...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 6:11 AM
TOKYO -- Toyota is recalling 1.53 million Lexus, Avalon and other models, mostly in the U.S. and Japan, for brake fluid and fuel pump problems, the latest in a string of quality lapses for the world's No. 1 automaker.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 9:57 AM
EL SEGUNDO ( KTLA) -- Police are asking the public's help in finding two men who posed as plumbers to burglarize homes in the South Bay.
Two El Segundo homes were struck by the burglars late last week.
Officials say the men, dressed as plumbers, knock...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 12:10 PM
A Costa Mesa man will stand trial on charges he strangled and stabbed a woman to death 31 years ago in Torrance.
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge upheld the murder charge against Douglas Gordon Bradford, 58, and scheduled his arraignment for...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 7:16 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — After five days of surfing and Mexican food, the three buddies from the South Bay were flying home from Scorpion Bay, a world-class surf break on the Baja Peninsula.
They had eaten a roasted pig with other intrepid travelers,...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 12:50 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- After a brief reprieve on Christmas day, another storm brought a quick punch of rain and snow to Southern California Saturday night.
The heavy rain cleared up by Sunday morning, leaving behind cloudy skies and cool temperatures,...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 6:47 PM
TORRANCE ( KTLA) -- A well-known and popular owner of a South Bay sports car customizing business was found murdered early Friday morning at his Torrance custom car shop and police say robbery was not the motive.
Joseph Gosinski was found dead at Chicane...