| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:06 AM
A report just released by the U.S. Air Force concludes that a combination of military errors played a role in the death of Senior Airman James or "Jimmy" Hansen, of Athens, near Battle Creek.
In a 29-page report, the U.S. Air Force Ground Accident...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:13 PM
25-year-old Jimmy Hansen was killed earlier this month after something went wrong with a controlled demolition. Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for the airman from the Battle Creek area who died in Iraq.
There will be a...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 3:36 PM
The ashes of Senior Airman Jimmy Hansen arrived home in West Michigan today.
Family members of the 25 year old held a private ceremony at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base before heading to Athens High School where Jimmy graduated back in 2003....
| Oct 7, 2010
Traditional garbage barrels are headed for the dump as La Caņada Flintridge's two solid-waste haulers proceed with plans to convert to wheeled collection bins and environmentally friendly trucks.
Allied Waste Services and Athens Services will deliver...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Check out this giant catch.
This is a big catfish, weighing just over 34 pounds. The proud angler is 10-year-old Wyatt Ciccarelli of Dallas -- who caught it at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens.
The fish is almost bigger than Wyatt. The...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 8:13 PM
It seemed like an odd commitment at the time, but amid all the turmoil that went on this past summer at USC, Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson linebacker Kent Turene was unfazed. He committed to the Trojans and was quite sure of himself at the time.
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Twelve students with Indianapolis-based Institute for Study Abroad are being evacuated from Alexandria, Egypt following the political unrest there. The students had only just arrived last Monday for the spring semester.
IFSA-Butler, which is...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:44 AM
The foreign feature film "Apartment in Athens" won big during the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival juried competition, taking away four awards in multiple categories.
The film, also known as "Appartamento ad Atene," won for Best Feature Length...
| May 6, 2012
| 2:11 PM
PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist Francois Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against German-led austerity.
Hollande beat conservative incumbentNicolas...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Here is the official list of award winners for this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which wrapped up May 3 after screening some 450 films from 50 countries:
Best Feature Film: "Apartment In Athens"
Best Actor: Gerasimos Skiadaresis...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:06 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council will consider Tuesday whether to outsource five city services, more than a year since the wheels were first set in motion amid furious protests from city workers and local activists.
City staff are recommending Costa Mesa...