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  • A father, fighting ALS, prepares for a walking miracle

    CORONA DEL MAR, California -- Lindsay Nieto remembers it well, the day her father told her he was dying. She still was in high school, and, with her older brother, she met her dad and stepmother at a coffee shop before classes. "They came walking...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur set to become hurricane just in time for July 4

    Tropical Storm Arthur set to become hurricane just in time for July 4
    As the United States prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July, the weather is preparing to supply the fireworks in the form of the first named Atlantic hurricane of the season. Tropical Storm Arthur, carrying winds of 40 mph, was about 95 miles off...
  • Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

    Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says
    Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says. The winds, which blow parallel to the shore and draw cold, nutrient-rich water from the deep ocean...
  • Matthew Perry lists 'Pier House' for sale in Malibu

    Matthew Perry lists 'Pier House' for sale in Malibu
    Matthew Perry, actor and noted collector of trophy real estate in the greater Los Angeles area, has listed his prized modern retreat in Malibu for sale at $12.5 million. The architectural home, known as the 'Pier House', overlooks the surrounding...
  • The bounty of Bien Nacido

    The bounty of Bien Nacido
    The more famed of the globe's vineyards each tend to be owned by one or only a few people and specialize — if that's the word — in one and perhaps a few ancillary grape varieties. Burgundy's Le Montrachet is a good example: one grape,...
  • Louis Zamperini was more than a hero

    Just two pages into the book "Unbroken," its protagonist is in the water, hiding beneath the deteriorating life raft in which he has been drifting across the Pacific Ocean for almost a month. Overhead, Japanese bombers are circling back to strafe him a...
  • Huntington Beach's Hyatt opens new restaurant called Watertable

    Huntington Beach's Hyatt opens new restaurant called Watertable
    Just in time for summer, Surf City beachgoers and vacationers will find a new resort restaurant in town, Watertable, which has opened at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa.  Watertable, featuring contemporary American food, replaces the...
  • Louis Zamperini, war hero chosen to lead 2015 Rose Parade, dies at 97

    Louis Zamperini -- the Olympic athlete turned World War II hero who was named grand marshal for the 2015 Rose Parade -- has died. He was 97. Zamperini, whose harrowing life story inspired the bestselling biography "Unbroken: A World War II Story of...
  • Likelihood of El Niño increased to 70 to 80 percent

    Likelihood of El Niño increased to 70 to 80 percent
    U.S. scientists on Thursday raised the likelihood that the global climate phenomenon El Niño will develop by summer, pegging the odds at 70 percent. In a monthly El Niño forecast discussion, the Climate Prediction Center in College Park said that...
  • Sox playing well enough to make a deal

    While you were sleeping last night, and while you were sleeping through this Chicago baseball season, the White Sox became watchable. Or maybe it was while watching the Blackhawks, but whatever, the Sox not only won’t make you throw battery acid...
  • Fishing for oceanic solutions

    Fishing for oceanic solutions
    Skewers holding 3-inch grilled prawns disappeared from the serving platters only slightly faster than the crab-stuffed mushrooms and cream cheese salmon pastries. Yet the dwindling supply of party snacks wasn't even a small part of the event to discuss...