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  • Go away with Col. Chris Hadfield

    Go away with Col. Chris Hadfield
    "Travel has always been such an important part of my life," says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. "It has been wonderful to have been around the world multiple times and to have seen the whole thing. It has been one long whirlwind vacation." Well...
  • State Sen. Lieu said he's cooperating with federal probe as witness

    State Sen. Lieu said he's cooperating with federal probe as witness
    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance) said Thursday that he has been interviewed by federal investigators who are undertaking a public corruption investigation at the Capitol but said he was assured he is a witness in the building case, not...
  • Israel will be first to receive V-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S.

    Israel will be first to receive V-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S.
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Thursday that it will provide six V-22 Osprey aircraft to Israel, making it the first foreign country to receive the advanced tilt-rotor planes. The planes can land and take off vertically by tilting their two...
  • 'Proud to be an American' at La Caņada's Fiesta Days

    'Proud to be an American' at La Cañada's Fiesta Days
    After a ceremony honoring veterans in La Caņada Flintridge on Monday, Ron Dietel reflected on those he has lost. His mother, father and uncle all served in World War II. His uncle died during the war and his parents have since passed away. Dietel,...
  • Honor concept makes better officers

    Honor concept makes better officers
    I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...
  • Astronaut Chris Hadfield's first book lands in October

    If astronaut Chris Hadfield can write as well as he can sing a David Bowie song, his upcoming book is going to be good. Hadfield has signed with Little, Brown to publish "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth." The book lands Oct. 29. During the...
  • Songs, American style

    Songs, American style
    Monday's Community Band Concert will feature Mayor Kelly Boyd conducting the opening number, "God Bless America." The concert will take place on the Festival of Arts grounds and will feature many well-known patriotic songs. All of us know of Boyd's love...
  • Tropical Storm Chantal puts much of state in cone

    Tropical Storm Chantal puts much of state in cone
    Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....
  • U.S. Air Force to study drilling for oil off California coast

    U.S. Air Force to study drilling for oil off California coast
    The U.S. Air Force will consider leasing land on Vandenberg Air Force Base for private companies to extract offshore oil and gas from the central California coast, officials said Wednesday. The proposal would allow oil companies to use onshore equipment...
  • Italy: Convicted ex-CIA chief in Milan has been arrested

    Italy: Convicted ex-CIA chief in Milan has been arrested
    ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday. The official, who spoke on condition of...
  • West Howard

    Concert series The Department of Recreation and Parks' Traveling Bands Concert Series presents rock and pop music by the U.S. Air Force band, Max Impact, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at North Laurel Park, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Admission is free....