| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Because La Cañada doesn't have a Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11, my husband, Len, and I have joined the four-city Pasadena Veterans Day 2013 Committee.
It's a four-city committee because its members come from Pasadena, La Cañada, South Pasadena...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:42 PM
The Facebook messages after Memorial Day were mixed. They ranged from “Happy Memorial Day” to “Thank you, veterans, for your service” to postings of old photos of men and women killed in combat.
A Gold Star mother — her son...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men.
The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The Orange County Fairgrounds on Nov. 11 will host a Veterans Day event billed as the county's largest in recent memory.
Veterans groups and various labor unions — including the Orange County Employees Assn. and California Labor Federation —...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:23 AM
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, a son of California migrant workers who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, died Saturday at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.. He was 82 and had been diagnosed recently with cancer...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:18 AM
National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Starbucks wants the country’s defenders to return from the front lines on its payroll, pledging to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years.
In an initiative organized in part by Starbucks board member and former Defense...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The blue banners that line Burbank's streets contain few words, but say volumes about the city's military history. In stark white letters they thank active-duty military personnel, a simple message for those who serve.
Take the one honoring Michelle...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:42 AM
A few weeks back, when Congress came to an agreement on budgetary issues as the national government inched ever closer to the prospect of a large scale default for the first time since the Articles of Confederation government, the deal was characterized...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Breezy to windy conditions have returned to South Florida, rustling palms, ruffling hairdos and kicking up waves at the beach.
Expect the winds to continue through Monday, Veterans Day, the result of high pressure to the north interacting with low...