| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2011
Rocky and mostly barren, the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa mountains southwest of Palm Springs offer terrain hospitable only to king snakes, lizards and tortoises. Shade is almost nonexistent, and jagged rocks and barrel cactuses welcome visitors with...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Aileen Rinehart Schrader passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on May 1, 2011 at the age of 89 in Palm Desert, CA. She touched the lives of so many people. She was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1922, the daughter of George and Ethel (Huntoon)...
| Mar 27, 2008
| 12:09 PM
What happens if, two-thirds of the way to a Palm Springs weekend, somebody grabs control of your family's vehicle, veers hard to the right, follows the cliff-clinging goat path known as California 243, then roars into the pines...
| Jul 17, 2008
HERE IN the high desert north of Palm Springs, the tranquillity may be inspirational, but the elements can be harsh. Coping with 100-plus heat one month, flurries of snow in another can prove tough for residents in the cramped, wooden homes typical of the...
| Apr 21, 2009
| 9:43 AM
A second day of searing heat pushed temperatures to historic highs across the Southland on Monday, including Los Angeles, where readings broke records set more than 50 years ago.
The temperature hit 100 degrees in downtown Los Angeles, breaking the...