| May 28, 2010
| 8:00 AM
Hamptons hoi polloi probably assumed it was always No. 1.
Coopers Beach, with pristine white sand gently sloping toward a shoreline of lapping waves, convenient parking and amenities and nary a gum wrapper in sight, has been selected as America's best...
| May 28, 2010
Florida once again landed two beaches on the Dr. Beach list of the best beaches in the nation.
Coming in at No. 2 for a second year in a row is Siesta Beach near Sarasota. Rounding out the top 10 is Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne.
| Feb 28, 2010
| 10:22 PM
TARZANA- A 10 hour police standoff with a man suspected of shooting his girlfriend ended peacefully shortly after 1:30 p.m. Sunday when he was taken into custody.
The incident started about 4 a.m. at 18550 Hatteras Street near Reseda Boulevard, said...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 9:09 AM
Tropical Depression 4 emerged in the Central Atlantic on Monday morning and was forecast to grow into Tropical Storm Colin possibly as early as Monday afternoon.
Under the preliminary forecast, subject to large errors, the system was forecast to approach...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:09 PM
FEB. 2, 1917-JAN. 21, 2011
SYKESVILLE, Md. — Mary Barbara Baxter Stottlemyer was born Feb. 2, 1917, at the stone house in Thurmont, Md.
She was the only child of Russell Nevin Baxter and Eleanor Lee Miller Baxter.
After graduating from Thurmont...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 2:45 AM
A tropical storm warning has been issued for New York's Long Island coast as Hurricane Earl barrels toward the Eastern Seaboard.
In addition, a hurricane watch was issued Thursday for areas of Massachusetts.
Farther south, tourists are largely gone from...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
Jessica Michelle Maul and Michael John Berkey, both of Somerset, were married Sept. 25 at Pike Run Church of the Brethren by the Rev. Barry Conn.
Maid of honor was Jennifer Maul, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Amanda Berkey and Jessica McKenzie,...
| 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...
| 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...