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Memorial Day

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  • Roads closed by 2009 Station fire will reopen for Memorial Day weekend

    Roads closed by 2009 Station fire will reopen for Memorial Day weekend
    All roads closed since the 2009 Station fire will reopen Saturday in Angeles National Forest. The reopening provides about 46,000 acres of available space for hiking, camping and picnicking, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The areas were closed...
  • The Harbor Report: Bahia's junior sailing program is a value

    Over the last couple of weeks I have been active at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club Taco Tuesdays race nights with the Harbor 20 fleet. I have been coaching the fleet and setting up three-boat-length markers at the leeward mark. I've also been helping...
  • From The Boathouse: Holiday weekend brings start of boating season

    Ahoy! How the winter season flew by -- I cannot believe that Memorial Day is Monday. However, I am very excited about this three-day weekend that is regarded as the unofficial start of the summer boating season. Across the nation, tens of thousands of...
  • Memorial Day weekend: Cultural deals, celebrations around L.A.

    Memorial Day weekend: Cultural deals, celebrations around L.A.
    Memorial Day marks the start of the annual Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to participating cultural institutions around the country for active duty, National Guard and reserve military personnel and their families. This year,...
  • Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters

    Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters
    If you are a veteran or in the military, 10 chicken wings at Hooters are on the house on Memorial Day. This year, that goes for spouses, too. "Military spouses have to make some of the toughest sacrifices in the world, especially when their loved ones...
  • If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?

     If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?
    What a society chooses to memorialize says a lot about what it values, which is worth contemplating this weekend as the nation recognizes the sacrifices of military men and women who died in service to their country. The history of Memorial Day is...
  • Jennifer Lawrence Big Draw for 'X-Men' Fans, Survey Finds

    Jennifer Lawrence wasn't a household name when "X-Men: First Class" hit theaters in 2011. Three years later, she has an Oscar on her mantel thanks to "Silver Linings Playbook," and a monster franchise in her quiver with the global success of "The Hunger...
  • Paul Greenberg: The forgotten massacre

    Strange, the once obscure villages that war makes unforgettable, forever resonant with the echoes of battle. Gettysburg. Hastings. Lexington and Concord. The fate of nations, and of freedom, was determined by what happened at such places. And their...
  • WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.

    WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.
    When 43 World War II veterans board two planes out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 31, they will be carrying with them memories of comrades lost, just as they once carried letters from home into battle. Their Honor Flight trip,...
  • 405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'

    405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'
    After 4 1/2 years of construction, the 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the 405 Freeway opened Friday morning, just in timeĀ for the Memorial Day weekend and not a moment too soon for frustrated commuters and residents. From a Getty Center balcony...
  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...