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  • For the record

    California Chrome: In the June 6 Section A, an article about California Chrome's Central Valley ties said that the thoroughbred's sire, Lucky Pulpit, never won a race longer than 5 furlongs. Lucky Pulpit won two races at 51/2 furlongs, his longest winning...
  • Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers

    Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers
    A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat. The Navy has asked contractors for reconnaissance drones — essentially spy planes, with only limited ability to...
  • Alexander W. KerrNovember 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014

    Alexander W. Kerr<br/>November 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014
    Alexander (Alex) Kerr passed away on June 3, 2014, following a two-month battle with liver cancer. Alex was born in Cherokee, Oklahoma, to Lydia and Alex Kerr III. He attended Ames Public School through high school in Ames Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma...
  • City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors

    City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors
    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday agreed to write a letter asking the federal government to inscribe the names of 74 U.S. Navy sailors killed at sea decades ago — including one from Glendale — on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
  • Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario

    Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario
    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...
  • Local naval officer was last to leave sinking

    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. His first...
  • At the MSI, 70th anniversary of capturing the U-505

    At the MSI, 70th anniversary of capturing the U-505
    "Frenchy to Blue Jay: I have a possible sound contact." With that radio transmission from the escort aircraft carrier USS Guadalcanal, sent shortly after 11 a.m. on June 4, 1944, the German submarine U-505 began its long journey from deadly deep-sea...
  • Navy jet crashes off Southern California coast

    Navy jet crashes off Southern California coast
    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....
  • 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,...
  • La Cañada History: Father's Day cover featured longtime community member

    La Ca&ntilde;ada History: Father's Day cover featured longtime community member
    Ten Years Ago On a split, 3-2 vote, the La Cañada school board supported the city's plan to levy an assessment to put sewers in District 3A and 3B. The vote came at the last possible moment and was carried to City Hall, as other property owners within...
  • 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...