| May 9, 2014
| 4:15 PM
United States Air Force veteran David Abeyta's life spiraled out of control more than 20 years ago when he lost a child, his wife and his job and was left with an ongoing battle with Hepatitis C.
Abeyta, 51, shared his story with an organization...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company.
A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:23 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The 7th annual OC Air Show finished its first day to the applause and cheering of the thousands who showed up to watch the aerial acrobatics up close. They were not disappointed.
The air show is a weekend long celebration of aeronautic precision and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The bodies of 17 service members lost in a plane crash in Alaska more than 60 years ago have been recovered and identified, the Defense Department announced.
Fifty-two people -- all members of the military -- were on board the Douglas C-124...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Daniel Jones couldn't pull away from the gang life, even after a rough scrape with the law nearly three years ago when he was arrested for the shooting of two Chicago police officers but then let go.
"At the end of the day, he was a grown man," the 30-...