| Sep 23, 2009
| 8:24 PM
RIVERSIDE -- A wind-driven brush fire that blackened about 250 acres in the hills between Riverside and Norco was declared extinguished around 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The fire was reported around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday just off of Wentworth Drive in the La...
| Sep 25, 2009
Susan Atkins, who committed one of modern history's most notorious crimes when she joined Charles Manson and his gang for a 1969 killing spree that terrorized Los Angeles and put her in prison for the rest of her life, has died. She was 61.
| Oct 1, 2009
| 4:59 PM
The Times deserves credit for bringing attention to rail safety with its Sept. 27 article, "Death on the rails in L.A." But the article focused too much on the sensational and not enough on the root causes of Metrolink's safety problems. For example, I...
| May 21, 2010
| 6:40 AM
CORONA, Calif. -- Authorities say a weed-pulling tractor ignited a 900-acre wildfire that moved through dry, brown hills in western Riverside County.
The so-called "McKinley Fire" erupted at 12:48 p.m. Thursday along a dry creek bed south of McKinley...
| Oct 28, 2009
| 5:24 AM
CORONA -- Medical examiners say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy found dead in the Cleveland National Forest after a massive search killed himself with a shotgun wound to the head.
The Riverside County coroner's office said Tuesday the death of 42-...
| Sep 4, 2003
Southern California divides into two places: the irrigated and the dry. For those of us who inhabit the irrigated place, which is most of us, our worlds are green. Our parks, lawns, hedges and flower beds are made up almost entirely of imported plants,...
| Mar 19, 2002
| 7:30 PM
When Bill and Barbara Harsted put their three-bedroom Norwalk house on the market last month, they expected it would go in a snap. After all, the house was well-kept and affordably priced, in a Southern California market where bidding wars on homes...
| Jul 20, 2003
Corona del Mar is a seaside section of Newport Beach, considered almost a city unto itself that winds along Coast Highway north of Crystal Cove State Park. The area's old-style charm sets it apart as a distinctive village composed of about eight...