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  • Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker

    Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker
    Gulay U. Lannon, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano and singing, died June 7 of cancer at her daughter's Rodgers Forge home. She was 75. The former Gulay Ulular was born and raised in Samsun, Turkey, where she graduated from a French-American high...
  • U.S. Sikhs say military's ban on long hair and beards keeps them out

    WASHINGTON — Raised on his father's and grandfather's tales of military service in India, Amitoj Chhabra wanted nothing more than to follow in their footsteps and join the U.S. Air Force. "I dreamt it. I slept it. It was all I ever thought about...
  • Injured Chinese sailors set to arrive tonight in San Diego

    Injured Chinese sailors set to arrive tonight in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- Two critically injured Chinese sailors are set to arrive tonight at the UC San Diego Medical Center burn unit after being rescued by the U.S. Air Force more than 1,000 miles at sea off Mexico. The two were aboard a Chinese boat that...
  • Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission

    Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission
    BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia. Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....
  • California lawmakers grim, angry after arrest of state Sen. Leland Yee

    California lawmakers grim, angry after arrest of state Sen. Leland Yee
    SACRAMENTO -- A group of schoolchildren chattered excitedly Thursday during a field trip to the state Capitol as state Sen. Ed Hernandez stood nearby in the rotunda, looking grim and sipping coffee from a paper cup. The Democratic lawmaker from West...
  • North Hollywood High wins national cyber-security competition

    North Hollywood High wins national cyber-security competition
    A team of tech-savvy students from North Hollywood High clinched the national championship this past weekend in Maryland at the CyberPatriot VI competition, which tests their cyber-security knowledge.  Composed of 11th-graders, Team Azure -- Henry...
  • Military branches return to OC Air Show

    Military branches return to OC Air Show
    After being grounded for much of last year, several military units are set to perform at the 2014 OC Air Show. Organizers will host aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the June 14-15 show that is in its seventh...
  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...
  • Costa Mesa hires IT director

    Costa Mesa officials have hired a U.S. Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of information technology experience. Information Technology Director Steve Ely was first brought to City Hall on an interim basis in November. His position was made...
  • Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots

    Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots
    Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert. Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
  • U.S. Air Force rescues injured Chinese sailors 1,000 miles at sea

    U.S. Air Force rescues injured Chinese sailors 1,000 miles at sea
    SAN DIEGO -- Air Force rescue specialists from a base in Arizona were sent to bring two critically injured Chinese sailors from more than 1,000 miles off the Mexican coast to a burn unit in San Diego. According to initial reports, a Venezuelan fishing...