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  • Readers' overrated places of the world: Italy

    Place: Italy Last visited: April My perspective: Four of us traveled to Italy, and our plan was to start in Venice and work our way down to Sicily using trains and automobiles. The first two weeks went without much of a hitch, but after we picked up our...
  • In Rancho Carrillo, a romance with California's past

    In Rancho Carrillo, a romance with California's past
    Carlsbad's Rancho Carrillo neighborhood owes its beginning to, as D.J. Waldie put it in his text for Diane Keaton's " California Romantica," an actor's "longing for a lost place of romance." Leo Carrillo brought that romance to his rancho, which is...
  • Where to buy

    Want to find out where products we found at the International Builders Show will be sold? A SIDE OF BARK: Poplar bark siding from Barkclad Natural Products, 217 Bethel Drive, Canton, N.C., 877-648-BARK (877-648-2275), barkclad.com MASHED GLASS: Echo...
  • Marines in Iraq Crash Are Named

    The Pentagon on Thursday disclosed the names of four Marines killed Monday when their CH-46 transport helicopter crashed into a canal in central Iraq shortly after takeoff. They are: Capt. Andrew David Lamont, 31, of Eureka, Calif.; Lance Cpl. Jason...
  • Put a lid on it!

    Want to blast your stereo without disturbing the neighbors? Line the walls of your living room with egg cartons and foam mattresses. Desperate to mute the sound of a screaming baby in the apartment below? Lay some rubber mats and carpeting on your floor,...
  • Push is on to stall Goleta fire before winds; more evacuations at Big Sur

    A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said. Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • Newsday staffers used to call celebs in news for fun

     
    I began my Sunday newspaper article about the "Heidi Game" by referencing an article in the Newsday of Nov. 18, 1968, by John Van Doorn, in which he quotes one Rose Szolnoki of Beaver Falls, Pa., about her reaction to......
  • Student, 15, is arrested in bomb threat that forced evacuation of San Marcos Middle School

     
    A 15-year-old high school student has been arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of San Marcos Middle School, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. About 9:05 a.m. Thursday, the middle school's...
  • Driver in California 200 crash says he is 'devastated'

     
    The driver of a desert off-road vehicle that slammed into a crowd of spectators Saturday night, killing eight people, posted a message on Facebook late Sunday expressing his sadness over the tragedy. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, was driving his modified......
  • Driver in California 200 crash identified by authorities

     
    A San Marcos man drove the truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators watching an off-road race in the Mojave Desert, officials with the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, lost control of his modified 2000......