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  • Marines in Iraq Crash Are Named

    The Pentagon on Thursday disclosed the names of four Marines killed Monday when their CH-46 transport helicopter crashed into a canal in central Iraq shortly after takeoff. They are: Capt. Andrew David Lamont, 31, of Eureka, Calif.; Lance Cpl. Jason...
  • Put a lid on it!

    Want to blast your stereo without disturbing the neighbors? Line the walls of your living room with egg cartons and foam mattresses. Desperate to mute the sound of a screaming baby in the apartment below? Lay some rubber mats and carpeting on your floor,...
  • Push is on to stall Goleta fire before winds; more evacuations at Big Sur

    A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said. Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • Newsday staffers used to call celebs in news for fun

     
    I began my Sunday newspaper article about the "Heidi Game" by referencing an article in the Newsday of Nov. 18, 1968, by John Van Doorn, in which he quotes one Rose Szolnoki of Beaver Falls, Pa., about her reaction to......
  • Student, 15, is arrested in bomb threat that forced evacuation of San Marcos Middle School

     
    A 15-year-old high school student has been arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of San Marcos Middle School, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. About 9:05 a.m. Thursday, the middle school's...
  • Driver in California 200 crash says he is 'devastated'

     
    The driver of a desert off-road vehicle that slammed into a crowd of spectators Saturday night, killing eight people, posted a message on Facebook late Sunday expressing his sadness over the tragedy. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, was driving his modified......
  • Driver in California 200 crash identified by authorities

     
    A San Marcos man drove the truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators watching an off-road race in the Mojave Desert, officials with the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, lost control of his modified 2000......
  • Federal officials launch probe of fatal California 200 accident

     
    Federal authorities announced Monday that they were launching a review of the accident that killed eight people at the California 200 off-road race. The Bureau of Land Management has jurisdiction over the land where the race occurred and issued a......
  • San Diego newspaper, in wake of Bell scandal, probes local finances

     
    San Diego County’s leading newspaper has launched its own probe of municipal finances in the wake of Bell’s salary scandal. According to today’s front-page story in the San Diego Union-Tribune, the highest paid manager in the county works in the.......
  • Football: Week Zero schedule

     
    Here's the schedule for Week Zero of Southlands high school football (September 1-4). Two schools will actually open the season before that, as San Clemente heads to Hawaii and Fountain Valley to Las Vegas next week. Thursday, August 26th INTERSECTIONAL.....
  • Football: Friday's schedule

     
    Friday, September 3rd CITY NONLEAGUE Birmingham at West Adams, 7 p.m. Panorama at South Gate, 7 p.m. SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Alemany at Oaks Christian, 7 p.m. Alta Loma at Chaffey, 7 p.m. Apple Valley at Barstow, 7 p.m. Aquinas at......