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  • 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...
  • On the Daily Press Bookshelf - May

    On the Daily Press Bookshelf - May
    Here’s a look at several local-author books recently sent to the Daily Press newsroom: “The Price of Liberty: Merlynn’s Pride” by Norfolk’s Charla Westa. Fiction. A young woman, raised in a loving home, turns to...
  • 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...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap, Break-in at the U.S. embassy

    '24: Live Another Day' recap, Break-in at the U.S. embassy
    Some people think the use of Drones is a necessary evil, some think they are just plain evil. British National-turned-terrorist’s widow Margot Al-Harazi believes the latter, and has recently used her daughter Simone to acquire a doomsday device...
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  • 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...
  • Iraq War veteran from Broward charged in $235,000 sting

    Iraq War veteran from Broward charged in $235,000 sting
    A former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer from Cooper City was formally charged Friday with bribery and exceeding his authorized level of access to a government computer. Jose Emmanuel Torres, 37, has been cooperating with investigators and is...