December 29, 2012 |
Richard Worne and his wife, Tassanee, had something extra to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The couple was vacationing on Phuket, an island off the southwest coast of Thailand, and stayed in a hotel near Patong Bay. One evening, Worne walked out to his patio and was awe-struck by this view. "It was one of the most spectacular sunsets I have ever seen," he said. The Simi Valley resident used a Nikon D80. To submit your photos, visit our reader photo gallery . When you upload your photos, tell us where they were taken and when.
July 30, 1998
Art The traveling survey "Marsden Hartley: American Modern," which offers impressive examples of the modernist's paintings and works on paper, closes Sunday at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Today-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. (310) 456-4851. Museum "Oh, You Beautiful Doll!
January 12, 2013 |
Jamal Crawford missed a three-point shot with 2.3 seconds left as the Clippers had a franchise-record 13-game home winning streak end with a 104-101 loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center. The defeat ended a three-game winning streak overall and left the Clippers 18-3 at home this season. Orlando snapped a 10-game losing streak. Crawford had given the Clippers an eight-point lead, 95-87, with five minutes left in the fourth quarter, but the Magic scored eight unanswered points in less than two minutes to tie the score and turn momentum in its favor.
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August 21, 2012 |
It seems like yesterday Diana Nyad was doing swimmingly. It was yesterday. But Tuesday morning, the sexagenarian swimmer was pulled from the waters of the Florida Straits, about 50 miles short of success. Just over a year ago, Nyad was halting another attempt to swim from Cuba to Key West, Fla. Last year, ocean swells, shoulder pain and asthma did her in. This year, it was storm squalls and jellyfish that foiled the veteran long-distance swimmer's fourth attempt at the 103-mile swim.
October 3, 2012 |
SEATTLE - In what was probably Dan Haren's last game in an Angels uniform, the right-hander gave up five runs - three earned - and seven hits and struck out eight in six innings of a 6-1 loss to Seattle in Safeco Field on Tuesday night. Haren, slowed by lower-back tightness in the first half, finished with a 12-13 record and 4.33 earned-run average, and the Angels, mindful of his high mileage and decreased velocity, are not expected to pick up his $15.5-million option for 2013. "One last time?"
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September 13, 2009 |
As the gavel banged an end to the 2009 legislative year in California's Capitol, shell-shocked lawmakers had little to show for it except discontent, partisan dysfunction and a colleague's personal disgrace. "This was the year that wasn't," lamented Assemblyman Mike Villines (R-Clovis), until recently the lower-house minority leader. Amid a crumbling economy and a canyon of government debt, state lawmakers seemed to spin their wheels through much of the year -- and the final days were little different.
April 28, 1988 |
Italy's three-day scare over the suspected injection of poison into grapefruit imported from Israel ended today with scientists saying the bright blue liquid found in the fruit was a harmless substance used in making dyes.
July 6, 1998 |
Exploding cannon fire and screeching rebel yells on a 300-acre farm outside Gettysburg signaled the beginning of the end for what was billed as the largest reenactment ever of a Civil War battle. About 15,000 "soldiers" re-created the bloody charge directed in 1863 by Confederate Gen. George Pickett, the final confrontation in a three-day battle that became a turning point in the war. The reenactment has been performed annually for about 75 years.