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  • WWII vet's bridal gown indelibly linked to her wartime experience

    WWII vet's bridal gown indelibly linked to her wartime experience
    It's a tradition for many women to save their wedding dress in a keepsake box for years to come. But 90-year-old Rona Cox has had her hand-sewn wedding dress hanging in the closet — and it's been in perfect condition for nearly 65 years. "(My...
  • A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith

    Sister Judy Vaughan skipped the 1989 celebration of her 25th anniversary as a Catholic nun; the male-celebrated liturgy offended her emerging feminism. She spent the evening instead in El Salvador, challenging right-wing forces that had declared war on...
  • El Niņo showing signs of further development

    El Niño showing signs of further development
    El Niņo has shown signs of further development since forecasters issued a watch for the global climate pattern a month ago. Observations of Pacific Ocean surface temperatures along the equator show warm water being pushed deeper, according to the...
  • Forecasters predict 70 percent chance of El Niņo by summer

    Forecasters predict 70 percent chance of El Niño by summer
    Australian meteorologists predict a 70 percent chance El Niņo will develop this year, higher than the 50 percent odds U.S. forecasters called for last month. "It is now likely (estimated at a greater than 70 percent chance) that an El Niņo will...
  • 'Sharknado 2' tackles climate change on and off screen

    'Sharknado 2' tackles climate change on and off screen
    The director and some cast members of "Sharknado 2: The Second One" appeared on stage in a Pasadena hotel on Tuesday to preview the upcoming airborne shark sequel and touched on a very serious topic: climate change. Whoever could have predicted that Ian...
  • From the Boathouse: Rainy-weather reporting leaves many high and dry

    Ahoy! Our first storm of the year has arrived, and the TV weather reporters finally have something to report. What do the weather reporters do the other times of the year? I am sure their adenine levels must be high as they wait for the problems...
  • F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake

    F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake
    It was a lone F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet that produced the sonic boom Wednesday that produced the rumbling so intense some Los Angeles and Orange County residents insisted it was an earthquake. The confirmation Thursday from the U.S. Navy came as...
  • Chance of El Niņo this year is increasing, forecast says

    Chance of El Niño this year is increasing, forecast says
    A weather-altering El Niņo is increasingly likely to develop in the Pacific Ocean later this year, according to a U.S. government forecast issued Thursday. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meteorologists now believe an El Niņo has a 66%...
  • From the Boathouse: A cooler week on the water

    Ahoy! You will notice a little change in our weather for boating and outdoor activities this weekend from the summertime-like heat wave we experienced at the beginning of the week. The air temperatures along the coastline could reach the lower 70s,...
  • Mobile classroom rolls out to teach students about L.A. River

    Mobile classroom rolls out to teach students about L.A. River
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...
  • William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014

    William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014
    William (Bill) Hector von KleinSmid, 76, of Corona del Mar, California, died peacefully at his home March 16, 2014, surrounded by his devoted family. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Marjorie; his beautiful daughters Kristen and Lauren,...