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  • 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...
  • Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution

    Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution
    — Broward killer Robert Lavern Henry, who viciously beat and burned his co-workers in order to steal $1,269.26, was put to death by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. Janet Cox Thermidor, 35, and Phyllis Harris, 53, lost their...
  • Nick Francona goes from hell of war to Angels' front office

    TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst. Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....
  • 'Enlisted' knew it needed to enlist help to get military comedy right

    'Enlisted' knew it needed to enlist help to get military comedy right
    "Enlisted" Creator Kevin Biegel and Executive Producer Mike Royce decided in 2012 to create a TV workplace comedy about the military. The odds were not in their favor. Prime-time television, once home to madcap military adventures like Sgt. Bilko on...
  • Bel Air Moose Lodge presents community awards

    On Friday, March 21, the Bel Air Moose Lodge, 310 E. Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill, hosted Joseph R. Koons, Supreme Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose. Koons is the chief presiding officer of the Loyal Order of Moose International. Koons chose Bel...
  • Investigators probe cause of Boston blaze that killed two firefighters

    Investigators probe cause of Boston blaze that killed two firefighters
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Investigators continued on Thursday to probe the cause of a nine-alarm fire in a four-story apartment building in Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood that killed two firefighters a day earlier. The Suffolk County District Attorney'...
  • Southland landmarks re-created in miniature

    Southland landmarks re-created in miniature
    Gregory Kelly is a small-scale historian who is out to memorialize big-time Southern California landmarks, one by one. There's the miniature Watts Towers, an elaborate depiction of Newport Beach's Balboa Pavilion and a proportionally correct model of...
  • Military branches return to OC Air Show

    Military branches return to OC Air Show
    After being grounded for much of last year, several military units are set to perform at the 2014 OC Air Show. Organizers will host aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the June 14-15 show that is in its seventh...
  • LAPD cop killed in suspected DUI had made 3,000 drunk-driving arrests

    LAPD cop killed in suspected DUI had made 3,000 drunk-driving arrests
    This post has been corrected. See note below for details. Veteran Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who died Wednesday after being hit by a driver accused of being high on cocaine, had arrested more than 3,000 DUI...
  • Review: 'Redeployment' by Phil Klay

     Review: 'Redeployment' by Phil Klay
    Tim O'Brien taught us "How to Tell a True War Story." His short story, now more than 25 years old and part of "The Things They Carried," instructed: A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of...
  • Garry Marshall Made His Mark On Pop Culture With 'Mork & Mindy,' 'Laverne & Shirley'

    If Garry Marshall had only ever done the TV rendition of "The Odd Couple," with longtime partner Jerry Belson, he'd be worthy of the Paddy Chayefsky laurel. But Marshall's canon of popcorn comedy goes much deeper. His TV work stretches from writing for...