| Dec 23, 2009
| 8:45 AM
Nestled between two boulders on a low rise in the Jurupa Hills of Riverside County, a good 30 miles from its nearest living relative, lies the ultimate survivor -- an oak bush that researchers believe is 13,000 years old.
That's 1,000 years older than...
| Jan 3, 2010
| 8:40 AM
PALM SPRINGS -- Relatives of a woman who died in a mobile home fire along with three of her four children and a man believed to be her boyfriend are trying to raise money for the burials and to support the woman's 13 year old daughter, who was not home at...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 9:19 AM
PALM SPRINGS -- A student pilot and a flight instructor have been rescued from a small plane that crashed during stormy weather in Joshua Tree National Park, officials said.
The Cessna 172 departed from Roy Williams Airport in Joshua Tree about 7:30 a.m....
| Apr 11, 2010
| 6:14 PM
Calexico/Mexicali - A magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit the Imperial Valley this morning at 9:42 and at least 17 other quakes larger than magnitude 3 range rattled the Mexicali area today.
The quakes were documented by automated seismic monitors.
| May 8, 2010
| 12:53 PM
SAN CLEMENTE -- A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit Imperial County at 11:33 a.m. Saturday and was felt by some in southern Orange County.
People in Aliso Viejo, Irvine, Mission Viejo and San Clemente reported feeling the quake to USGS web site.
| Oct 29, 2009
| 4:07 PM
CATHEDRAL CITY -- Two people have been killed in an apparent murder suicide at a luxury rental car agency in Cathedral City, near Palm Springs.
The shooting took place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Luxury Rent-A-Car, 68350 E. Palm Canyon Drive, according...
| Feb 15, 2006
We rush in, late, through the tall orange doors, past the suits of armor standing sentry in front of the bathrooms, barely taking in the spangled Moroccan cushions on the sofas, the oversized lamps and the stacked art and architecture tomes in the...
| Jan 25, 2006
Back in the day (and it was a long time ago) when Southern Californians took Sunday pleasure drives, there were cherished restaurants in places such as Laguna Beach and Lake Arrowhead that were a great excuse for an excursion. Café Aroma in Idyllwild is a...
| Feb 10, 2005
A cold, insistent wind twirls about the high desert sands of Joshua Tree, pushing through doorways, penetrating layers of wool and leather and whipping errant strands of hair across the face.
Up a remote twist of uneven, cleft-ridden dirt roads made more...
| Feb 10, 2005
When people think of Palm Springs, says Mark Davis, owner of the city's first store devoted to midcentury Modernism, they picture a butterfly roof house, a rock fireplace, the classic 1956 Eames lounge chair, the Nelson bubble lamps.
What they no...
| Feb 10, 2005
Every bit as exuberant as it sounds, Googie — a form of architecture that takes its name from an actual trio of midcentury L.A. coffee shops — is often dismissed as roadside American kitsch. In this thoroughly researched and handsomely...