| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:57 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Junior midfielder Shelby Brown called the end of the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer season "crazy," and nobody who saw the games would argue.
Two tight wins on the road at the end of league helped the Sea Kings win their fourth straight outright...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The Sun has done an excellent job commemorating the 60th anniversary of the St. Louis Browns becoming the Baltimore Orioles ("The Orioles: Sixty Years in Baltimore," March 30).
It was a class act for the Orioles to invite former shortstop Billy Hunter...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The pine tree we planted has grown tall. The cones tumble down, full of sap. Hummingbirds nest in the branches. The mama birds dive bomb when I walk by. They want to attack me, divert me and protect their young.
Down the hill, dozens of hummingbirds live...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:48 PM
When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chainlink fence at the windswept landscape — stripes of concrete marking a scrubby field framed by dark green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms.
The fighter jets...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar opened its second location in Orange County last week, at 3131 W. Coast Hwy. in Newport Beach, overlooking the marina.
The restaurant aims to provide an experience similar to that at its flagship location, at The...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Baseball historians know him as a businessman who helped bring Major League ball back to Milwaukee, but Edmund B. Fitzgerald is better known for his family connection to one of America's most famous shipwrecks.
All 29 sailors on the freighter Edmund...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Longtime announcer for Padres
Jerry Coleman, 89, the longtime voice of the San Diego Padres and a former major league ballplayer whose career was interrupted by combat in two wars, died at a hospital Sunday, the team announced....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:43 AM
St. Cloud Capt. Boyd Graham, a military veteran and longtime law-enforcement officer, lost his battle against liver cancer Friday morning.
Graham, 47, was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer in March and retired August 7 because of his illness....