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  • Lake Isabella Cove Fire Contained, 1,100 Acres Burned

    Lake Isabella Cove Fire Contained, 1,100 Acres Burned
    LAKE ISABELLA (KTLA) -- Kern County firefighters have fully contained a wildfire that scorched over 1,100 acres in the Cove Fire near Lake Isabella over the weekend. Fire officials downgraded the damage to 1,122 acres and allowed evacuated residents to...
  • 'Geezer Bandit' robs 13th bank

    'Geezer Bandit' robs 13th bank
    SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday. Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
  • 10-20-30 Years Ago

    Ten Years Ago: Two men wearing Ninja masks robbed Citizen's Business Bank in La Caņada on a Friday afternoon, shortly before closing. The men waved their guns in the air and pushed one teller to the ground during the robbery, according to the branch...
  • LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement

    LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement
    No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent. But...
  • Army Reserve Maj. Jason E. George, 38, Tehachapi; among 3 killed by roadside bomb

    Jason E. George was the kind of guy, those who knew him say, who had more friends than he could count and never forgot their birthdays or wedding anniversaries. "He was so good about staying in touch with everyone," said Army Maj. Brett Sylvia, who met...
  • PASSINGS: Timothy White, Christopher Cazenove, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, Peter Ramsbotham

    PASSINGS: Timothy White, Christopher Cazenove, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, Peter Ramsbotham
    Timothy White Survivor of kidnapping Timothy White, 35, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, died April 1 of an apparent pulmonary embolism, said his...
  • Market Watch: Cherries, ripe for the picking

    Market Watch: Cherries, ripe for the picking
    "Cherries!?" Almost everyone who passed the Murray Family Farms stand at the Santa Monica farmers market on Wednesday blurted out this word in varied tones of delight, surprise, and skepticism. Delight at the sight of the first stone fruit of the season;...
  • Letters to the Editor

    Journalism and terrorism Re "A byline for Hamas?" Opinion, July 22 I would rather that people write Op-Ed articles than fire rockets or build illegal settlements. The protests of Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper are heartfelt, but their claim to moral...
  • Preserving the imperiled California Delta

    DELTA AND DAWN, the wayward humpback whales stranded near Rio Vista, have taught thousands about the location of the California Delta, where the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers meet and flow toward San Francisco Bay. It's about time: An estimated 23...
  • CIM lands in pension-fund spotlight

    CIM lands in pension-fund spotlight
    Real estate developer CIM Group Inc. has built a reputation as a big-city turnaround artist, transforming dreary business districts from downtown Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., with pricey loft apartments, trendy retailers and leafy pedestrian malls....
  • Two worlds collide as lawyer fights for inmate husband

    Two worlds collide as lawyer fights for inmate husband
    Second of Three Parts "Well, it's dinnertime at the amazing Miss Weird's Place," Pamela Griffin wrote her husband, Robert, one night in 1986, sitting alone at her kitchen table with leftovers. "Tonight we have the famous incredible squash concoction --...