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  • Take flight to an air and space museum

    Take flight to an air and space museum
    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...
  • Mesa Musings: Center seat leads to lively talk with Tuskegee Airman

    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....
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    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...
  • Acclaimed Rose Parade Float Builders Going Out of Business

    Acclaimed Rose Parade Float Builders Going Out of Business
    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...
  • Memorial Day events

    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)    Arlington American Legion Post...
  • Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day

    Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day
    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...
  • Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras

    Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras
    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...
  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    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. The...
  • Baltimore Police honor sergeant who served amid segregation

    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,...
  • Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum

    Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum
    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...
  • Tuskegee Airman tells his story at the World War II Museum

    Tuskegee Airman tells his story at the World War II Museum
    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.