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  • Veteran's Muster planned May 17 in Bel Air

    Veteran's Muster planned May 17 in Bel Air
    Harford County Commission on Veterans' Affairs is hosting Veterans' Muster from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at the William N. McFaul Activities Center at 525 W. MacPhail Road in Bel Air. The event is planned as an effort for the Harford County Commission on...
  • William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014

    William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014
    William (Bill) Hector von KleinSmid, 76, of Corona del Mar, California, died peacefully at his home March 16, 2014, surrounded by his devoted family. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Marjorie; his beautiful daughters Kristen and Lauren,...
  • Give the Kaufmans a break: sailing adventure was brazen, not stupid

    Give the Kaufmans a break: sailing adventure was brazen, not stupid
    Maybe because I’m not a parent, I don’t have a problem with the San Diego couple who decided to set sail across the South Pacific in a 36-foot boat from Mexico with their 1-year-old and 3-year-old daughters in tow. Even though things went...
  • In landlocked Sun Valley, a small ship is taking shape

    In landlocked Sun Valley, a small ship is taking shape
    He grew up on the sea. So maybe it's only natural that Dillon Griffith still has some salt water in his blood. Which would help explain why the 82-year-old retired heavy-duty mechanic has spent the last 37 years — miles from the ocean —...
  • Search halted for California man swept out to sea during baptism

    Search halted for California man swept out to sea during baptism
    The search for a man who was swept out to sea while helping a Santa Maria pastor during a baptism ceremony at a coastal park in northern Santa Barbara County was suspended Monday. Crews from multiple agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard had been...
  • In limbo on the Delaware

    PHILADELPHIA — A Greek-owned cargo ship has been anchored in the Delaware River for nearly 16 weeks, with 20 crew on board, caught in a quagmire between U.S. Coast Guard demands for operational repairs and an owner who has not paid bills incurred...
  • Abandoned 30-foot boat found near Crystal Cove

    An abandoned 30-foot panga boat was found on a beach near Crystal Cove State Park just south of Newport Beach by a passerby Thursday morning, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news release. The Coast Guard's Los Angeles-Long Beach office received the call...
  • Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

    Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials found a body Sunday morning in the area where an 18-year-old swimmer disappeared last week. Members of the sheriff's emergency services detail found a body in Abalone Cove, but could not confirm whether it was...
  • Dozens of kite boarders, windsurfers rescued in San Francisco Bay

    Dozens of kite boarders, windsurfers rescued in San Francisco Bay
    More than two dozen kite boarders and windsurfers were rescued in San Francisco Bay after low winds left them stranded in the path of large commercial ships. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 25 wind surfers and kite boarders just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday near...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures

    Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures
    Tuesday didn’t offer the greatest conditions for a dip in Lake Michigan, but Daniel Thorner, age 6, wasn’t about to let colder than normal water temperatures spoil a boating trip with his grandfather. After returning wet and shivering to...