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KTLA NewsSANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A businessman has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering an elderly investor who was lured to Orange County to cash in on a $1 Million deal. Gary A. Shawkey, 47, was found guilty in June of one felony...
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At first glance, the Newport Beach resident is slightly built, soft-spoken and unfailingly accessible. One would hardly imagine that he's plotted hundreds of grisly murders over the past four decades. Murder and mayhem have paid off handsomely for...
GreenspaceMore than a year after putting the black abalone on the endangered species list, federal wildlife regulators have published their proposed plan for setting aside critical habitat to protect the once-common marine gastropod. The proposal, published in...
L.A. NOWJapanese troops from the Western Area Infantry Regiment are assaulting the green hills of Camp Pendleton in operation Iron Fist. For a month, about 200 Japanese troops are training with Marines -- leading to a “final exam” where together they....
OutpostsIn support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I have a question about the halibut......
"26 Miles (Santa Catalina)," sung by the Four Preps in 1958, helped make Santa Catalina Island a national household name. Many recreational boaters and passengers on the Catalina Flyer will travel the 26 nautical miles from Newport Harbor to Avalon. But...
L.A. NOWA small earthquake struck this morning in the Gulf of Santa Catalina, but no damage has been reported. The 3.9-magnitude quake hit at 6:34 a.m., 30 miles southeast of San Clemente Island and 43 miles south of Avalon on Catalina......
This week I met with Chuck South, owner of the South Mooring Co., at the old IHOP on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, and it was an instant flashback for me. Chuck and I walked in and there was Robin, formerly of Robin's Nest and Snug Harbor, with a big "hello,...
The experts tell us that the ocean is now in a La Niņa condition. So instead of being warm, like last winter during the El Niņo, the ocean has cooled below normal. That's the explanation that we're getting for this summer of no summer. A La Niņa condition...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOn a quiet beach up the coast from Ventura, there wasn't much left on Monday of the 60- to 70-ton blue whale that over the weekend lay there dead, scrutinized by researchers and photographed by hundreds of spectators. The tire tracks of two pieces of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt took lots of rest, relaxation, hefty fish dinners and coaching, but Captain Hook is over his travel anxiety. The 1,100-pound sea lion -- named for the 70 hooks found stuck in him when he was rescued off Newport Beach -- was hoisted early Monday onto a...
AVALON -- A small earthquake shook the Channel Islands off the California coast Thursday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries. The magnitude-4.2 earthquake shook in the Pacific Ocean at 12:41 a.m. about 40 miles south of...
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