| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:36 AM
People with a fondness for airplanes can find a lot to like when they visit Southern California, where there are plenty of opportunities to see historic aircraft up-close and personal. In some cases, they'll see a lot more than just aircraft. If you...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:36 PM
This is one of those "Guess Who I Sat Next to on the Airplane" stories.
Recently, I was on a flight from Baltimore to Orange County.
My wife, Hedy, and I had attended our niece's wedding in Boston. We flew from Boston to Baltimore to make our O.C....
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 5:22 PM
IRWINDALE (KTLA) -- A highly-revered float builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade is calling it quits.
Citing economic woes, Charisma Floats released a statement this week saying they will be ceasing operations and not participating in the 2012...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:54 AM
Monday is Memorial Day and there are plenty of events going on around Western Washington.
Below is a list of Memorial Day events. (With information from the Everett Herald, the Seattle PI. and the Bellingham Herald)
American Legion Post...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Many people have heard of the Tuskegee Airmen, but few have heard of the Montford Point Marines. They're America's first African-American Marines, but were made to train apart from whites in a separate part of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina called...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look.
+ Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:20 PM
James Dixon joined the Baltimore Police Department in 1954 as a black officer in an era of widespread racial prejudice. Police posts were segregated and blacks were not allowed in patrol cars
On Tuesday, a quarter-century after he retired as a sergeant,...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:57 PM
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight.
A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:20 PM
There is a special exhibit at the World War II museum honoring African-Americans who served, including the Tuskegee Airmen. Photojournalist Ryan Thornburg chronicles the life of a local Tuskegee Airman as he tells his story and the importance of the men.