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  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
  • There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern

    There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern
    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...
  • Blane Schvaneveldt dies at 76; legendary quarter horse trainer

    Blane Schvaneveldt dies at 76; legendary quarter horse trainer
    Blane Schvaneveldt, a hall of fame quarter horse trainer who dominated Los Alamitos Race Course for decades, racking up nearly 4,000 victories at the Orange County track, has died. He was 76. Schvaneveldt died Monday at Los Alamitos Medical Center, the...
  • Ronald Schafer dies at 53; California state parks superintendent in Los Angeles

    Ronald Schafer dies at 53; California state parks superintendent in Los Angeles
    Ronald P. Schafer, who as superintendent of the California state parks' Angeles District pushed to develop urban parks in the core of Los Angeles, has died. He was 53. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ronald P. Schafer obituary: The obituary in the...
  • Mario Obledo dies at 78; California secretary of health and welfare, Latino civil rights leader

    Mario Obledo dies at 78; California secretary of health and welfare, Latino civil rights leader
    Mario Obledo, who grew up on welfare and later ran the California agency that administered it when he became the state's highest-ranking Mexican American official, died Wednesday in Sacramento. He was 78. The cause was a heart attack, said his wife, Keda...
  • David Nolan dies at 66; founder of the Libertarian Party

    David Nolan dies at 66; founder of the Libertarian Party
    David F. Nolan, whose disgruntlement with conventional politics — especially President Nixon's imposition of wage and price controls in 1971 — drove him to launch the Libertarian Party with a small group of friends, has died. He was 66. Nolan...
  • Market Watch: Selecting the best grapefruit

    Market Watch: Selecting the best grapefruit
    Grapefruit may be the most misunderstood of California's fruits. Excellent locally grown examples are available year-round at farmers markets, but it's also easy to fall for fruit — often similar-looking and grown just a few miles away —...
  • Women Have Advantage Over Men

    Women Have Advantage Over Men
    Women are built to last longer than men. The life expectancy for boys born in the United States—about 75 years—is five years less than girls. At nearly every age, males die at higher rates than females, and this vulnerability holds true...
  • Increased quake activity predicted for California faults

     
    There is growing concern among seismologists that the 7.2 Mexicali earthquake April 4 placed more pressure on Southern California's faults, resulting in increased quake activity over the last three months. The latest evidence was Wednesday's magnitude 5.4...
  • Today on PolitiCal: Boxer-Fiorina a tossup. Feinstein just says no. California hearts Obama

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following Tuesday on PolitiCal: Barbara Boxer's reelection bid is now officially considered a tossup by Congress-watchers in Washington. A new poll shows Californians still approve of the job Barack Obama is doing as.......
  • High temperatures across Southern California

     
    Temperatures climbed well above 100 Thursday in inland areas across Southern California. In Los Angeles County, temperatures reached 106 in Chatsworth, 110 in Acton and 107 in Palmdale, according to the National Weather Service. Ojai in Ventura County...
  • Lightning sparks brush fires in Riverside County

     
    About a half-dozen brush fires were sparked by lightning strikes Thursday afternoon in Riverside County as a heat wave and humid weather continued to grip Southern California. Fire crews were scrambling to contain the blazes, which began about 3 p.m.,.......