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  • Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders

    WASHINGTON — A week after one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built vanished with 239 people aboard, an international effort involving fleets of ships, planes and satellites appears to be chasing fragmentary data and theories...
  • Glendale, La Crescenta hold Memorial Day services

    Glendale, La Crescenta hold Memorial Day services
    For the first time since it was dedicated last July, the refurbished war memorial in Two Strike Park, which features 42 names on local fallen military personnel, was the site for a Memorial Day service in La Crescenta on Monday. During the service, the...
  • First Lady to appear at keel-laying ceremony for USS Illinois

    First Lady to appear at keel-laying ceremony for USS Illinois
    First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at a ceremony next week that recognizes the start of construction on a submarine named after her home state. At the June 2 keel-laying ceremony, the first lady will deliver remarks and meet the USS Illinois’...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    Exhibit A solo exhibition by Margaret Lee will be on display through Sunday, June 1, at Main Street Gallery, 216A Main St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com. 'U.S. Navy Ships of War...
  • Inventors of modern wet suit memorialized in Redondo Beach statue

    Inventors of modern wet suit memorialized in Redondo Beach statue
    Twins Bill and Bob Meistrell had a passion for water sports -- and they made sure other folks could enjoy surfing and scuba diving too. Sixty years ago they developed the first commercially viable wet suit made of neoprene, a lightweight material that...
  • Geoff Dyer is out of his depth in 'Another Great Day at Sea'

    Geoff Dyer is out of his depth in 'Another Great Day at Sea'
    With "Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush," Geoff Dyer enters the world of maritime adventure with a splash. Dyer spent two weeks in October 2011 as a writer in residence aboard the aircraft carrier while it cruised the...
  • Missing Malaysia Airlines jet not in search area, officials say

    Missing Malaysia Airlines jet not in search area, officials say
    The case of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became ever more mysterious Thursday as Australia claimed that the missing airliner is not in the more than 300-square-mile patch of ocean where authorities have been searching since early April. The admission...
  • Australia says missing Malaysia plane not where 'pings' heard

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner suffered a further setback on Thursday after Australian officials said wreckage from the aircraft was not on the seabed in the area they had identified. Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew,...
  • Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped

    Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped
    A Stanford professor arrested at LAX this week for carrying a World War II-era hand grenade said he put it in his luggage absentmindedly and he has been told the charges against him will be dropped. Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on...
  • Man arrested for having a grenade at LAX is Stanford professor

    Man arrested for having a grenade at LAX is Stanford professor
    A man arrested for allegedly having a grenade in his carry-on luggage at LAX is a Stanford political science professor. Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on Tuesday afternoon after TSA airport screeners discovered the grenade in his carry-...
  • Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor

    Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor
    It's been decades since anyone could credibly refer to Long Beach by its once proudly held moniker, "Iowa by the Sea." The city earned the nickname in the early 1900s, when waves of Midwesterners flocked to its sun-soaked shore and thousands turned...