| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday.
The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:29 AM
At least 20 people have been killed and seven others injured in a typhoon that ripped through the Philippines, government officials said Wednesday.
Typhoon Rammasun, which made landfall early Tuesday, blasted the island nation with 105-mph winds and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87.
He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials.
Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Representatives of Orlando's new downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday unveiled many of the shows to be presented during the venue's first year of operation.
They will join previously announced performances such as touring...
| May 25, 2014
I don't want to appear disloyal to the American charcoal, meat and beer industries, but Memorial Day isn't only for grilling and drinking.
And it's not only for empty politics from empty political suits.
Relaxing and having fun are part of a three-day...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:27 AM
A Navy jet crashed Wednesday night off the Southern California coast during a pre-deployment training mission, the Navy said.
The F/A-18E Super Hornet crashed about 10 p.m. into the ocean while attempting a landing aboard the carrier Carl Vinson....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.
John Kemmerer's career in the military began before World War II and went on long after it.
"In 1937, I joined the U.S. Navy," Kemmerer says.
| May 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Scientists have made great strides in cataloging the human microbiome, the collection of tiny organisms that live on and in our bodies. Now some researchers want to put those microbes to work.
At the forefront of this effort is Jeff Tabor, a synthetic...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:16 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Cuando la liberación de Europa comenzó hace siete décadas, Rico Pace de West Hartford fue atrapado en Omaha Beach según pequeños trozos de metralla de su casco.
En la gama de barcos del U.S. Navy en la orilla cubierta de humo, Armand Jolly de Pomfret...