| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North Carolina to New Jersey,...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The core winds of Hurriane Irene have come ashore near Cape Lookout, N.C. Top sustained winds are reported at 85 mph, about 10 mph above the tropical storm threshhold. The storm continues to move to the north northeast, across Pamlico Sound,......
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Police are searching for a missing San Fernando Valley 12-year-old boy believed to be suicidal. The boy, known as "Austin," is missing from the 23400 block of Hatteras Street. Police are searching the area....
| May 29, 2012
If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you.
Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Tropical Storm Bret is winding down.
Under attack from dry air and wind shear, the system weakened overnight and is expected to continue falling apart over the next few days.
At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, the storm was in the Atlantic about 330 miles south of...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:43 AM
Expect a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon, the National Weather Service said.
Wednesday's forecast calls for a 30 to 40 percent chance of showers or storms. Highs in the low 90s with heat index readings - or feels-like temperatures - of about 100...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:16 PM
While making my daily rounds Wednesday, I left my office with the idea of finding a story for my column. My route first took me to a stop at the Newport shipyard. Then I looked across the bay at Balboa and South Coast shipyards, walked through Lido...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials are warning nearby residents to sign up for a government-paid noise insulation program now or risk losing the option later.
Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Executive Director Dan Feger said federal funding for the...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 5:32 PM
Valorie Kurtz knew when she bought her home 15 years ago that she would be sleeping under the flight path from Bob Hope Airport.
But living with the noise was still an adjustment. Outdoors, she said, people simply stop talking when a jet engine roars...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:34 AM
With Americans packing up for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, one coastal hot spot in Southern California is winning praise as the best U.S. beach in an annual ranking from a Florida professor.
San Diego's Coronado tops the list from "Dr. Beach,"...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Glance through American newspapers from 1720 to 1748 and one change becomes abundantly clear.
The scourge of English pirates that had darkened shipping reports since the century began was replaced almost overnight by a new menace — this time an...