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  • 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...
  • U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]

    U.S. should beef up Afghan military presence [Letter]
    In reference to the article, "Obama readies Afghan exit" (May 28), and speaking as a retired educator and a retired U.S. Navy officer who served on active duty in World War II over five years in the Pacific and later recalled in 1950 for three more...
  • Review: 'Godzilla' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Godzilla' ★★&#9733 1/2
    In one fell swoop, and a pretty swell fell swoop it is, the new "Godzilla" makes up for the 1998 Godzilla movie, the one with Matthew Broderick up against the sea beast klutzing around New York like Jack Lemmon in "The Out-of-Towners." The latest...
  • Navy SEAL to speak at event

    The first U.S. Navy SEAL admiral will anchor the Newport Harbor Exchange Club's Armed Forces Day weekend flag display by receiving a special honor at the Newport Beach event this weekend. Each year for the display, the Exchange Club plants 1,776...
  • State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator

    State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator
    State officials approved the sale of a 346,000-square-foot pier in Canton to Rukert Terminals Corp., a private terminal operator with an established footprint in Baltimore shipping. The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, as "Pier 1" and its surrounding...
  • Rival militias battle in Benghazi in latest sign of chaos in Libya

    Rival militias battle in Benghazi in latest sign of chaos in Libya
    Rival armed groups battled Friday with warplanes and antiaircraft guns in the eastern city of Benghazi in the latest outbreak of militia-linked chaos in energy-rich Libya. Fighters from a faction led by a retired general used aircraft bearing military...
  • From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success

    From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success
    Ryan Williams is smiling, as he always seems to be, and cracking jokes as his wheelchair rolls into the Bovard Auditorium at USC. He one of the more 100 students from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering in red graduation caps and gowns waiting for...
  • American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park

     American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park
    Overlooking Newport Harbor on Saturday morning, the flags outnumbered the audience. About 100 people gathered in the middle of Castaways Park where 1,776 American flags were rippling in the onshore breeze. Attached to many of those flags were names,...
  • Spice sellers undisturbed in Newport News, Hampton

    NEWPORT NEWS — If you listen to the U.S. Navy, Newport News and Hampton are problem cities for the retail sale of spice. But unlike nearby counties the two cities haven't raided stores that sell spice, which a local prosecutor and a defense...
  • San Pedro development will give female veterans a place to call home

    San Pedro development will give female veterans a place to call home
    One of the first housing projects in the country focused on female veterans facing homelessness is nearing completion on a breezy San Pedro hilltop overlooking a butterfly preserve. Volunteers of America is spending $15 million converting family housing...
  • Idaho Navy veteran has one goal — to be interred beside her wife

    Idaho Navy veteran has one goal — to be interred beside her wife
    Leaning on a sturdy walker for support, Madelynn Lee Taylor walked into the office of the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery with one simple goal. Taylor is 74 years old, a veteran, widow and church deacon. She wanted to register for a niche in the...