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  • Around Town: Library can help tap those online sources

    Mark Totten, the head reference librarian and manager of the La Caņada Flintridge branch of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, mentioned in passing that the library’s collection of Civil War books gets a lot of use during Civil War homework...
  • Ellen DeGeneres aims to power up Christmas for Toys for Tots kids

    Ellen DeGeneres aims to power up Christmas for Toys for Tots kids
    Ellen DeGeneres and a few good men (and kids) braved whipping winds, frequently departing aircraft and the threat of rain Friday at Van Nuys Airport to symbolically load up a plane and kick off a Toys for Tots campaign partnered with Duracell, aiming to...
  • Fire stations accepting toys for kids in need

    Costa Mesa fire stations are accepting donations for firefighters' 21st annual Spark of Love toy drive for kids in need, the city announced Friday. Residents can drop off new and unwrapped toys, sports equipment or gift cards. The donations will go to...
  • No casual Fridays for Marines; new uniform regulations in place

     
    In much of the civilian world, today is Casual Friday, in which, at-work dress codes, if there are any, are relaxed so employees can feel more comfortable and collegial. Not so for Marines at Camp Pendleton and elsewhere....
  • The story behind the photo: A U.S. Marine salutes the flag in Iraq

     
    As U.S. and allied forces advanced toward Baghdad 10 years ago, a military public affairs sergeant snapped a photograph of a Marine saluting the flag at sunset at a desert airfield in southern Iraq. Taken on April 3, 2003, it was one of many images...
  • Marine killed in skydiving accident was decorated combat veteran

     
    The Marine killed during a parachute training accident in Perris was a highly decorated combat veteran from Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Marine Corps announced Thursday. Sgt. Caleb Medley, 26, of La Junta, Colo., died this week when he plummeted......
  • Liberty High Grenadiers to march in Rose Parade

     
    The Liberty High School Grenadier Band will be among the 20 marching bands participating in the125th Rose Parade, organizers announced. This will be the second appearance in the parade for the Bethlehem band, which also marched in 2009. Tournament of...
  • Marine killed in Afghanistan remembered for his warrior spirit

     
    A Marine from Camp Pendleton killed in combat was honored at a memorial service in Afghanistan for his "warrior spirit" and "can-do attitude." Staff Sgt. Jonathan Davis, 34, was killed Feb. 22. A motor transportation chief, Davis was serving as......
  • Shazam! And Mazel Tov!

     
    Hawaii News Now is reporting: Jim Nabors, the Hawaii resident well known for his starring role in the 1960s television sitcom "Gomer Pyle, USMC," married his longtime male partner early this month, he told Hawaii News Now Tuesday. Nabors, 82,......
  • John Boehner on ‘This Week’; Paul Ryan on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    House Speaker John Boehner speaks at a Thursday press briefing on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to Martha Raddatz on ABC's “...
  • Palos Hills plans big welcome for returning Marine

     Palos Hills plans big welcome for returning Marine
    Palos Hills will be applauding U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew J. Jender, one of its own, during a welcome home ceremony led by the Soldiers Guardian Angels and the Warrior Watch Riders. The event, which will kick off with a parade at 6 p.m. Thursday,...