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Monday, March 31, 2014
Surfboard pioneer Hobie Alter has died. He was the first to mass-produce foam surfboards, which helped popularize the sport. He went on to change sailing with his low-cost "Hobie Cat" catamaran.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Each year, countless brackets are upended by upsets in the men's NCAA basketball tournament. We hear laments from those whose brackets were busted within hours of the first full day of play.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
A report on the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last year was released Tuesday. It criticizes the response of public safety agencies, citing poor coordination and faulty technology.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
As the state slogs through a major drought, officials look for new water sources — like desalination plants that make water from the Pacific drinkable. Opponents worry about environmental damage.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Jason Collins became the first openly gay male athlete to play in any of the four largest professional sports in the U.S. He joined the Brooklyn Nets in what many are calling a historic moment.
Saturday, February 08, 2014
Gray wolves are a controversial and polarizing animal in much of the American West. Wolves have slowly come back from extinction, forcing people to learn how to coexist with the cunning predator. One farmer is teaching his cattle to huddle together as bison do when threatened — there is safety in numbers.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Famed southern California car dealer Cal Worthington died Sunday at the age of 92. His ubiquitous television ads featured circus animals and stunts and a fast-paced sales pitch.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
As Congress prepares to take a vote on whether to launch a military strike against Syria, opinions vary widely among voters. We'll get a sampling of opinions from Fort Campbell, Ky., Los Angeles and State College, Pa.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
In California, there are more than 4,500 firefighters battling the wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park. The Rim Fire is more than 300 square miles in size. Crews have been making progress by doing controlled burns of things like brush that would feed a bigger blaze.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is now the seventh largest in California history. Fire crews continue to make progress, but they have lots of work ahead of them.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The massive Rim Fire burning near Yosemite National Park has now scorched early 180,000 acres and has reached Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which supplies the San Francisco area with much of its drinking water.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Thousands of firefighters are battling the massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park in California. The fire has already burned more than 149,000 acres.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Firefighters are battling a huge wildfire at Yosemite National Park in California. Only 7 percent of the fire has been contained. Thousands of firefighters are pitted against it, with more on the way. Thousands of residents have been evacuated.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Embattled San Diego mayor Bob Filner and attorneys met Tuesday about his future as the leader of the city. The mayor is under pressure to resign following allegations of sexual harassment by at least 16 women. Meanwhile, a recall petition drive is under way while the mayor's supporters try to counter criticism.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Jeanne Pincha-Tulley is a Type 1 incident commander, the wildland firefighting equivalent of a one-star general. She manages the most destructive and most complex wildfires. Incident command teams, she says, are "used to taking complicated and making it work."
Thursday, August 08, 2013
For years, cities and states have struggled to figure out what to do about the rise in ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. California recently took the first steps toward legitimizing them, a move that could serve as a model for places also trying to catch up with the boom.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
The NCAA has announced it is breaking ties with Electronic Arts Inc., the sports gaming company. The move is likely fallout from an ongoing lawsuit that wants the NCAA to compensate current and former student athletes for the money made from broadcasts and video games, among other things.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
The names of the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona were released on Monday. Authorities have not offered many specifics about what happened when the crew was overwhelmed by fire.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Hall of Fame defensive lineman David "Deacon" Jones has died. He was one of the Fearsome Foursome on the Los Angeles Rams and made the head slap defensive move an art form. He was 74.
Monday, June 03, 2013
The state has already sustained fire damage not normally seen until deep into the hot summer months. Fire departments and homeowners are now trying to prepare land and property for what's expected to be a long and destructive summer.