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  • Famed LAX hangout the Proud Bird to remain open

    Famed LAX hangout the Proud Bird to remain open
    The Proud Bird, the historic LAX restaurant that has been a hangout for some of the nation’s biggest aviation pioneers, will remain open for at least another year after the owner was able to secure a temporary new lease from the Los Angeles World...
  • Forest Service fights fires with aging tankers from another era

    Forest Service fights fires with aging tankers from another era
    FRESNO — The blaze near Yosemite National Park had incinerated scores of acres and was spreading fast. It was time, federal officials decided, to attack it from the air with all the resources at their command. As the nation's armada of air tankers...
  • Fire extinguished at scene of Santa Monica Airport crash

    Fire extinguished at scene of Santa Monica Airport crash
    Authorities said late Sunday night that the fires that damaged three buildings at Santa Monica Airport after a business jet crashed there have been extinguished. The crash occurred about 6:20 p.m. Monday, when a twin-engine Cessna Citation coming from...
  • Jet in Santa Monica Airport crash nearly hit homes, official says

    Jet in Santa Monica Airport crash nearly hit homes, official says
    Hours after a business jet crashed into a hangarĀ at Santa Monica Airport, the chairman of an advisory commission renewed a call for city officials to reduce operations at the airport in the name of public safety. The fiery crash occurred about 6:20 p.m....
  • Santa Monica Airport crash sparks safety debate

    Santa Monica Airport crash sparks safety debate
    Santa Monica Airport is steeped in glamour and history. Douglas Aircraft Co. built its famous DC-3s there, and in 1924 it was the jumping off point for U.S. Army pilots who were the first to circumnavigate the globe by air. The first woman to fly the U....
  • Albert Wheelon dies at 84; key figure in satellite development

    Albert "Bud" Wheelon, one of the nation's central figures in the development of the first spy satellite and later the commercial communications satellite industry, has died. He was 84. Wheelon, who became one of California's most important technological...
  • Gunmen refuse to release European observers seized in eastern Ukraine

    Gunmen refuse to release European observers seized in eastern Ukraine
    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine -- Pro-Russia gunmen refused Saturday to release a group of European observers and accompanying Ukrainian army officers seized a day earlier in this eastern Ukrainian town, the epicenter of the pro-Moscow rebellion. “These...
  • Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers

     Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers
    With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead. In the first quarter of this year, there...
  • Army taps Lockheed Orlando for $140 million in contracts

    Army taps Lockheed Orlando for $140 million in contracts
    From guided weapons to missile radars, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles group has received three Army contracts – two of them involving foreign military sales - together worth nearly $140 million, the Pentagon said this week. Hundreds of...
  • Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast

    Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast
    Toyota's plan to close its Torrance headquarters and ship 3,000 jobs to a Dallas suburb has triggered a new round of hand-wringing among those who see business-friendly Texas gaining at the expense of regulation-choked California. In Austin, Texas Gov....
  • Boeing profit falls 12.7% but it tops analyst forecasts

    Boeing profit falls 12.7% but it tops analyst forecasts
    Boosted by strong sales, Boeing Co. beat analysts' estimates for its first quarter largely because of faster production of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That's down 12.7% from $1....