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  • U.S. is sending more fighter jets to Lithuania to reassure allies

    U.S. is sending more fighter jets to Lithuania to reassure allies
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending six additional fighter jets and an air refueling tanker to Lithuania, a move meant to reassure allies in Eastern Europe of U.S. military support when Russia's incursion in Ukraine has raised fears about Moscow'...
  • Billionaire Musk makes push to launch military satellites

    Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit. The government...
  • Family: Man killed in Green Line accident 'loved life'

    Family: Man killed in Green Line accident 'loved life'
    A typical Sunday for Charles Watkins Sr. is spent at church, with donuts, teaching Scripture and listening to his son and namesake play drums in the choir. But this past Sunday, he was instead surrounded by family, mourning the death of 31-year-old...
  • NATO reconnaissance planes to monitor Ukraine crisis

    NATO reconnaissance planes to monitor Ukraine crisis
    WASHINGTON — NATO said Monday that it will begin reconnaissance flights to keep watch on Ukraine, the latest military move intended to reassure U.S. allies in Eastern Europe that are worried about Russia’s incursion in Crimea. The Airborne...
  • Community leader David Stiller dies at 78

    Community leader David Stiller dies at 78
    David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his decades of service on a variety of city committees, has died. Stiller had been having health troubles for several weeks and died of natural causes at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital about 1...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 1 Pet Rock music The Bayside Summer Concert Series will present the group Pet Rock performing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Enjoy lively music and bay breezes. Information: aacounty.org/RecParks/...
  • U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan

    U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan
    President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
  • Puppies, pirates among Balboa Island Parade participants

    Puppies, pirates among Balboa Island Parade participants
    A band of pirates invaded Balboa Island over the weekend. So did gangs of puppies, Indian princesses and baton twirlers. All were among the 114 entries and more than 1,000 participants in the 21st annual Balboa Island Parade. About 3,000 spectators...
  • Actor Doug Hale Dies at 73

    Paul Douglas (Doug) Hale, an actor who appeared in films including Michael Mann's "Ali" as well on TV and onstage, died at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif., on April 25, following a brief illness. He was 73. In addition to director Mann's Muhammad...
  • Observing the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, from near and far

    June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, marking the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the end of World War II. People around the world will gather at museums and memorials to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the 175,000...
  • Scientists enlist border collies to chase off beach-polluting gulls

    Scientists enlist border collies to chase off beach-polluting gulls
    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...