Fast Features

Local band takes the stage

Too Rude for Sunday on stage

Control burns due on Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON — The Camp Pendleton Fire Department, along with Orange County Fire Authority and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Fire Department, is scheduled to conduct a seasonal hazard reduction burn April 18 through April 22 in the San Mateo area of the base.

Can California citrus be saved?

  COAST CITIES — Find out how to help battle the loss of both your backyard citrus fruit and California’s entire $2 Billion citrus industry

California unlike other areas, lacks earthquake early warning system

According to a recent Los Angeles Times article ‘ California has struggled to develop and deploy an earthquake warning system that would give cities seconds of crucial time to prepare for the impact of a massive earthquake.California is spending only a fraction of what Japan and Mexico devoted to the projects, and scientists said the […]

Kony video maker faces weeks in hospital

According to a recent BBC post: ‘Advocacy group Invisible Children’s co-founder will be in hospital for weeks after he was found semi-naked and screaming at traffic, his wife says.Jason Russell, 33, has been diagnosed with a mental condition brought on by stress or trauma.Last week, police found Mr Russell screaming and running through the streets […]

High gas prices drive inflation

According to a recent Associated Press release high gas prices are driving inflation.

Castration for pedophiles introduced

‘Many Moldovans believe their country has become a tourist destination for sex offenders from abroad,’ according to a recent BBC news item.

International hackers arrested

According to a recent BBC Technology post; ‘Seven alleged hackers based in the US, UK and Republic of Ireland have been charged with crimes related to computer attacks said to have affected “over one million victims”.The FBI said that five of the men were involved in the group Lulzsec, while a sixth was a “member” […]

Oceaner liner adrift and on fire has same owners as Costa Concordia

‘A liner owned by the same company as the Costa Concordia, on which at least 25 people died when it ran aground off Italy last month, was adrift in the Indian Ocean on Monday after a fire in the engine room left it without power, the company said.’ This was reported by Gavin Jones for […]

$3,000,000 spent to rid island of cats

‘The problem was daunting: Round up every last one of the who-knows-how-many cats living in the wild on wind-blasted San Nicolas Island, a 33-square-mile chunk of chaparral and jagged canyons off the Southern California coast,’ according to a recent article in The Los Angeles Times by Steve Chawkins.