| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:47 PM
On East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar, just north of Hobie Surf Shop, green grass covers a triangular piece of land that is easy to miss, save for the painted mural periodically changed on the wall behind it.
The mural will continue, but this 1,300-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:22 PM
In the 20 years since the Northridge earthquake, the state's freeway bridges have been strengthened. A new generation of hospitals, schools and university buildings designed to better withstand a massive quake has risen.
But for all those strides,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Twenty years after the Northridge earthquake, experts say a huge temblor across Southern California today could cripple cellphone and Wi-Fi Internet service.
Seismic safety officials increasingly have been studying how telecommunications would be...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
George L. "Len" Novotny, a retired telecommunications company manager who was active in youth lacrosse for three decades, died Sunday of cancer at Lorien Mays Chapel and Skilled Nursing. He was 73.
George Leonard Novotny was born and raised in East...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The sacking last week of the commander of the Free Syrian Army appears to be driving a wedge among factions of the loosely organized Western-backed network of rebel forces at a crucial moment in the three-year civil war to oust Syrian President Bashar...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
American carriers do a solid job providing coverage with their LTE networks, but when it comes to speed, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have a hard time keeping up with the rest of the world.
U.S. carriers average the second-slowest speed among...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The European Union said Monday it would fully monitor Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, in a reversal of reports that it would play a more limited role.
Over the weekend, news reports from Brussels had suggested that a delay by Egypt in...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:03 AM
South Florida law enforcement agencies, the Florida Highway Patrol and the U.S. Coast Guard are advising travelers to take care this Labor Day weekend.
To avoid injuries and getting ticketed, drivers and all passengers, including kids, should use seat...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Newport-Mesa's school board will consider a more than $100,000 deal with the Coast Community College District to keep Early College High School operating in Costa Mesa through the end of the spring semester.
They will vote on paying CCCD up to $127,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The City Council this week moved to allow cellular towers on new poles in public right-of-ways provided the service provider obtains an encroachment permit.
Residents who live within 1,000 feet of the proposed tower will be notified of the permit once it...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:40 PM
A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer.
The year 2012 was full of...