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  • Skydiver suffers major injuries when chute deflates during jump at Perris airfield

     
    A skydiver suffered major injuries Friday when his parachute deflated and he fell about 100 feet to the ground, Riverside County authorities said....
  • Jim Murray, June 1, 1961

     
    June 1, 1961: Among those celebrating the convictions of Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo is a Boyle Heights prizefight manager named Harry Shall. Harry gave the government a chance to throw the book at Blinky Palermo a long time ago,......
  • No joke: Jon Stewart voted Republican, at least once

     
    Jon Stewart may have surprised some people when he told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday” that he voted for Republican George H.W. Bush for president in 1988. “There was an integrity about him that I respected greatly,” Stewart...
  • Mileage Report: Extreme Commuting

     
    Extreme commuting has nothing to do with dirt biking, skateboarding or skydiving to work; it???s defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as someone who spends more than 90 minutes per day on their way to the office. Yup, that???s us.......
  • Granny, 87, injured — while skydiving!

     
    Patsy Detamore's left leg is now a mass of metal after it was nearly severed during a skydiving accident on June 3rd, reports WTSP News-10 in Tampa Bay. The Plant City granny wanted to skydive for her 87th birthday. But during the tandem jump, Detamore'...
  • Bush (41): 'Plans for the boy' (Bush 43)

     
    by Mark Silva "I have great plans for the boy,'' the father says. What sort of plans could that father have for a "boy" who already has served as president of the United States, particularly when the father also served......
  • 1 skydiver dies, another is injured after they collide over Wildomar

     
    A 30-year-old parachutist died this morning after colliding in midair with another skydiver and falling to earth in Wildomar, said Capt. Fernando Herrera of the Riverside County Fire Department. The other parachutist, 42, suffered minor injuries. Fire...
  • Theater review: 'Wonder of the World' at Victory Theatre Center

     
    Cass (Elizabeth Bond) has a problem. She???s just discovered a dirty little secret in her husband???s sweater drawer. Very dirty. To give the details away would spoil half the fun of ???Wonder of the World,??? David Lindsay-Abaire???s bright comedy of.......
  • Sky diver dies in Murrieta after record-setting jump

     
    Sky diver Stephen Millard Harrington was making his last jump of the day. It was meant to be a relaxing drop that would cap a record-setting day in the skies above Riverside County. But Harrington apparently hit the tail of......
  • Search for lost paraglider in Newport Beach may have been sparked by false claim

     
    A search for a lost paraglider in Newport Beach may be called off this morning because authorities suspect the initial report may have been a false claim. The search began after a woman contacted the Orange County Sheriff's Department at......
  • 'Real World: D.C.': Here we go ...

     
    I'll be honest. I stopped watching The Real World pretty soon after I became too old to be cast on the show. Once the show turned into a drunk-and-hookup-fest (let's say ... sometime around the Las Vegas season), I got......