CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 2005 |
Nine Ensenada police officers are being investigated regarding their alleged involvement in the fate of an Irvine college student who died this month while in their custody, Mexican officials said Friday. The investigation is expected to wrap up next week, and the findings will be forwarded to a judge for review, said Rosa Isela, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office in Ensenada.
July 25, 2004 |
Seven bottlenose dolphins came to play, skipping across the waves toward the bow of our boat. Within seconds they were hopscotching through the sea ahead of the towering schooner, playing a masterful game of catch-me-if-you-can. We leaned over the rails and cheered them on. They were the first of dozens of dolphins we would see on a three-day cruise south along the California coast aboard the 73-foot sailing vessel Dirigo II.
May 18, 2003 |
The cruisers on the Lido Deck were getting frisky. After soaking in an afternoon of sunshine and tropical drink, two young women launched into a love dance, drawing cheers from the guys by the hot tub. The show was PG-13, about to turn R-rated, when a security guard stepped in and politely ended the exhibition. Strike another victory for Carnival Cruise Lines' policy of "modesty and moderation."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 2001 |
For Roy Disney and four-time America's Cup winner Dennis Conner, the secret to winning the Newport-to-Ensenada International Yacht Race is a well-trained crew and a swift boat. For Jeff Palmer and Mike Shorey, the key ingredients are ice-cold beer and a crew that can sail and party, not necessarily in that order. After 54 years, such is the split personality of this Southern California rite of spring that has become part regatta, part family outing and part booze cruise.
September 28, 1999 |
At least 75 Americans caught in a property dispute in the Punta Banda seaside community south of Ensenada will have no choice but to abandon their houses because the site will be redeveloped, a lawyer for several Mexican landowners has confirmed. Although some of the mostly U.S. citizens of the community are renegotiating leases, attorney Mireya Sandez said three of the seven landowners plan to bulldoze existing houses.
August 28, 1999 |
A human rights official with the Baja California government refused to enable a critically injured American to be rushed by helicopter to San Diego for medical treatment this week before a cash payment was made to Mexican authorities, the injured man's family said Friday.