| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:07 PM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:13 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:26 PM
MOSCOW — Russia's economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more territory in Ukraine's east — and potentially add to Moscow's economic...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:41 AM
It is an indelible image of war: a soldier taking a bullet meant for another, or jumping on a grenade to protect his squad.
Sgt. John Lee Levitow of Glastonbury was that kind of man. Levitow, the lowest-ranking member of the U.S. Air Force to be awarded...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Pro-Russia separatists vowing to disrupt Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine launched a fresh attack Thursday against the Kiev government's beleaguered forces, killing at least 13 soldiers but failing to take control of more territory in the eastern...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:34 PM
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...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
SunRail and disabilities
The 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability. It defined people with disabilities as a legitimate minority group deserving basic civil-rights protection. The Americans with Disabilities Act,...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Dogs aren’t usually associated with clean beaches.
But new research has recognized border collies for their ability to chase off gulls that foul beach water and sand with their droppings.
The experiment was launched two years ago by...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Muchos desfiles, ceremonias y otros eventos están previstos por toda la región durante el fin de semana de Memorial Day.
El desfile del Día de los Caídos comenzará a las 11 el lunes en el Parque Sperry en Simsbury Road. Los manifestantes...