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  • CIA, U.S. military at odds over Afghanistan pullback plan

    The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
  • La Caņada High School graduates 50th class

    La Cañada High School graduates 50th class
    Cherishing memories forged in the last four years while inching with anticipation toward what the next four may bring, La Caņada High School’s graduating seniors bid adieu Thursday to their alma mater. The ceremony unfolded traditionally, but this...
  • Soldier from Oceanside dies in Afghanistan; investigation underway

    Soldier from Oceanside dies in Afghanistan; investigation underway
    A soldier from Oceanside has died in Afghanistan in a "noncombat incident," the Department of Defense announced. Chief Warrant Deric Michael Rasmussen, 33, died Sunday in Mazar-e Sharif. No details of the death were announced except that it is under...
  • Marine jet crash forces residents of 8 homes to flee

    Authorities said residents were able to get out of homes in Imperial County on Wednesday after a Marine Harrier jet crashed into a neighborhood in the city of Imperial. Two homes caught fire but everyone in the houses escaped, the city's Fire Chief Tony...
  • No injuries in crash of military jet into homes in Imperial County

    A Marine jet crashed into homes in the city of Imperial in Imperial County but there were no casualties, the city's fire chief said Wednesday evening. Two homes caught fire but everyone in the homes escaped, said Chief Tony Rouhotas. The AV-8B Harrier...
  • Last Navajo 'Code Talker' dies in New Mexico: report

    Last Navajo 'Code Talker' dies in New Mexico: report
    The last of 29 Navajo Americans who developed a code that helped Allied forces win the second World War died in New Mexico on Wednesday at the age of 93, local media reported. Family members confirmed the death of Chester Nez to Albuquerque's Action 7...
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  • It's a desert, not a playground

    Two interest groups weren't even allowed to the table to discuss sharing Johnson Valley, a pristine desert landscape near Twentynine Palms prized by both off-road vehicle drivers and the Marine Corps for training. ("Marines, off-roaders compromise over...
  • Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam

    Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam
    Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
  • Letters to Travel: The view of Hanalei, Hawaii

    Letters to Travel: The view of Hanalei, Hawaii
    The inside viewof Hanalei Just a quick note to say Christopher Reynolds did a great job representing Hanalei ["Rooted in Kauai," April 20]. As a born and raised Kauaian (who grew up on Weke Road), I must say I was surprised to open the paper at my...
  • O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base

    O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base
    When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chain-link fence at the windswept landscape — a broken runway, scrubby fields and green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms. The fighter jets were once a regular...