| Apr 10, 2011
There may be no better time to escape the city for a sun-drenched jaunt to the desert than spring. Flowers are blooming, temperatures are moderate, and music and art beckon with two major festivals — the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 5:45 PM
"I told everyone that when I grew up I was going to be Miss Universe," said Lyssa Aruda, Miss Newport Coast, one of four girls from the Newport Beach area that competed in the Miss California Teen USA Pageant in Palm Springs last weekend.
Jill St. Geme,...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 4:10 AM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Scientists say a 7.2 magnitude earthquake south of the U.S.-Mexico border over Easter has increased the risk of a temblor in Southern California by shifting fault stress to the area.
The findings are a result of a new NASA radar...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:12 PM
It was an evening of illumination.
The 2011 PBS SoCal gala on Saturday evening attracted a crowd of nearly 500 guests converging upon the Orange County Fair & Event Center's hangar building in Costa Mesa. Co-chairs of the mega successful party Peggy...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 8:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A strong earthquake hit Southern California at 4:53 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
The magnitude 5.4 quake was centered 28 miles south of Palm Springs near Borrego Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
It was initially reported...
| Jul 16, 2010
Gay activists are delighted, and local historians should be pleased, that the City Council is requiring that a "bar" — a wine bar, to be precise — be included in the redevelopment of the Coast Inn.
It may seem an odd request to make of a...
| Jul 18, 2010
As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like.
The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Since becoming Northern State University's president in 2008, James Smith has visited alumni in Florida, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Colorado, Minnesota, Washington and Oregon.
Smith even met with some of those people before he...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 11:14 AM
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A California man accused of making threats against Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott was arrested Wednesday, the Justice Department reported.
Read the criminal complaint against Charles Turner...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 10:14 PM
A California man faces a federal charge for threatening to kill Congressman Jim McDermott. An FBI complaint accuses Charles Habermann of calling McDermott's Seattle office and leaving profanity-laced phone messages on the voicemail.
| Jan 26, 2011
| 10:37 AM
SOUTH BEND — Federal authorities have charged a Granger man with threatening U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly and his South Bend office staff.
Brett Keiling, 46, of the 10000 block of Anderson Road, called Donnelly’s downtown South Bend office...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 3:00 PM
Half of the major roads in San Diego are in poor condition, costing local car owners hundreds of dollars a year in repairs, according to data released Wednesday by a national transportation research group.
San Diego roads were ranked the eighth worst...