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  • 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...
  • Daily Pilot Girls' Soccer Dream Team: Brown did plenty for CdM

    Daily Pilot Girls' Soccer Dream Team: Brown did plenty for CdM
    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...
  • 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...
  • The legacy of Oriole Bob Young [Letter]

    The legacy of Oriole Bob Young [Letter]
    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...
  • Around Town: Springtime calls to mind the cycle of life

    Around Town: Springtime calls to mind the cycle of life
    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...
  • 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....
  • Veterans cemetery at the Great Park?

    Veterans cemetery at the Great Park?
    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...
  • Biz News: Winery adds another O.C. location

    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...
  • Edmund B. Fitzgerald dies at 87; known for baseball, shipwreck ties

    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...
  • PASSINGS: Jerry Coleman, Alicia Rhett

    PASSINGS: Jerry Coleman, Alicia Rhett
    Jerry Coleman 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....
  • Beloved St. Cloud police captain loses fight against Stage 4 liver cancer

    Beloved St. Cloud police captain loses fight against Stage 4 liver cancer
    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....