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October 29, 2012 | By Brady MacDonald
Halloween is my favorite time of year. And I love to be scared. Over the years, I've been through my fair share of theme park mazes, independent haunted attractions and backyard spookfests. I even dress up every Halloween as a chainsaw-wielding maniac in a hockey mask and scare the neighborhood kids at the haunted house on our block. So I like to think I've seen it all - from the mundane to the extreme. But I've never experienced anything like McKamey Manor . > Photos: Inside the McKamey Manor backyard haunt in San Diego On Friday night I went through the backyard haunt tucked behind the three-bedroom, brick-and-stucco home of Russ and Carol McKamey in an otherwise ordinary San Diego subdivision near Poway.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 2014 | By Tony Perry
An Oceanside police officer shot and killed a man in his mid-20s from San Pedro who drew a gun on him Monday, officials said. The officer had been called to the Oceanside Harbor to investigate a report of a man sleeping or passed out on a bench. When the officer, a 15-year veteran, approached the man, he noticed a gun in the man's waistband, officials said. When the man ignored commands to show his hands and instead allegedly pulled out a gun, the officer opened fire. The man was taken by helicopter to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, where he was pronounced dead.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein
Los Angeles police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the Harbor area Sunday morning. Officers responded to a call of a man with a gun in the 1200 block of W. 15th Street about 3 a.m., police said. The man allegedly displayed his weapon, which prompted the shooting, police said. The suspect's wounds are not believed to be life threatening. Officers were not hurt. ALSO: Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions Volunteers officiate at San Francisco's gay weddings this weekend Prop.
SCIENCE
April 4, 2014 | By Amina Khan
Scientists have found strong evidence of a watery sea beneath the icy surface of Enceladus, a moon that orbits Saturn and squirts jets of water vapor into one of the planet's rings. The dramatic jets, which emerge from cracks in the moon's surface, have long tantalized scientists looking for signs of liquid water elsewhere in the solar system. Now, using gravitational data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the researchers have determined that Enceladus hosts a vast southern sea roughly the size of Lake Superior.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 2013 | By Dan Weikel
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday morning will consider approving a controversial rail yard in the harbor that could improve the shipment of cargo but adversely affect nearby schools, parks and low-income communities. The proposal to build a staging center for trains hauling freight from the largest harbor complex in the nation has raised questions about environmental justice, particularly for the adjacent poor and working-class neighborhoods of west Long Beach. The planned Southern California International Gateway would be built by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. in Wilmington next to the Terminal Island Freeway, also known as California 103, between Sepulveda Boulevard and California 1 and east of Alameda Street.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1991
As long as I have to listen to people crying, "Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki," I'll be shouting, "Remember Pearl Harbor"! MICHAEL FREMONT Temple City
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1992 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Heard the fish tale about the one that got away? Here's one about a fish that won't go away. A deep-water swordfish has taken up residency in busy King Harbor in Redondo Beach, where it is sharing space with 1,500 pleasure boats and a sportfishing fleet. Hard-boiled fishermen who normally would be chasing such a fish halfway across the Pacific with their harpoons at the ready were working Tuesday to keep it safe from propellers and dockside anglers.
SPORTS
June 9, 1989 | Irene Garcia
For the most part, the 1988-89 season was satisfying for El Camino and somewhat frustrating for Harbor. The Warriors sent 10 teams to postseason action while Harbor struggled through football and got nailed in the playoffs in basketball and baseball. El Camino did especially well in track, softball, football and basketball. The women were impressive in track and softball. The Warriors, champions of the South Coast Conference, brought home their third state track title of the decade.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 2011 | By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times
The day after a tsunami destroyed this beleaguered city's fishing harbor and battered the economy along with it, the sky here on the wild Northern California coast struggled to brighten. Rain pelted the debris-strewn harbor. Winds whipped through the redwoods. And still the cars came, headlights glowing, passengers craning to see boats upended like toys. Most of the region's emergency staff had been working nonstop since the giant waves were first predicted, and the city was hard-pressed to stop a steady parade of gawkers.
BUSINESS
June 9, 2012 | By Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times
Every commercial harbor in the nation has its own pilots, and at the Port of Long Beach one family has been running the pilot operation for 90 years. It's the Jacobsen clan, whose roots stretch back to a Norwegian fishing village. Today they are responsible for shepherding ships as long as skyscrapers are tall. "My grandfather Jacob started doing this in 1922, when this port was pretty much just a mud flat," said Tom Jacobsen, the third-generation president of Jacobsen Pilot Service.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 2014 | Louis Sahagun
Trying to restore its luster as a tourist destination, this cozy harbor town is undergoing its most ambitious overhaul since chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the town's signature feature in 1929: Avalon Casino. More than half a dozen projects are underway or planned in the 2-square-mile community, including a museum, hotel, spa, aquatic facility, chapel and wine-tasting room. Renovations are planned for the island's golf course, and the oceanfront beach club is expanding.
NATIONAL
March 7, 2014 | By David Horsey
It is rather curious, given the American conservative movement's long and dramatic history of anti-Communism and anti-Russian saber-rattling, that many leading voices on the right are speaking about Russian President Vladimir Putin with varying degrees of admiration.  For some, it is just a matter of comparing Putin's toughness with President Obama's alleged weakness. Without suggesting any love for Putin, Republicans in Congress have asserted that Russia's incursion into Ukraine would not have happened had Obama not been such a wimp in his dealings with Moscow.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 2014 | By Adolfo Flores
A 21-year-old man was killed and another critically wounded after three men were fired upon Wednesday at close range in a Harbor City parking lot. Shailo Leafa of Torrance died at the hospital after he was struck at least once, said Los Angeles police Lt. Eric Holyfield. Another man who was also hit remained in critical condition Thursday. The third person was not hit. HOMICIDE REPORT: A story for every victim The shooter, or shooters, approached the three men at 9:40 p.m. in a parking lot in the 200 block of Western Avenue before firing multiple rounds, Holyfield said.
NEWS
February 27, 2014 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Fans of the quieter side of Catalina Island, rejoice. Quiet and rustic Two Harbors is going a bit posh with two new vacation rental homes that elevate the lodgings lineup offered on the western end of the island. Three-bedroom Casa Santa Cruz sleeps eight and four-bedroom Casa Santa Rosa sleeps 10. Both offer harbor views and ocean access 20 land miles from the town of Avalon. The homes come with amenities such as televisions, grills, balconies and decks, dishwashers and fireplaces.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 2014 | By Robert J. Lopez
Three people were injured when their 22-foot power boat crashed near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Monday night. Two of the victims were listed in critical condition. One was flown by a Fire Department helicopter to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and the other was taken by the U.S. Coast Guard to Long Beach Memorial Hospital, a fire dispatch supervisor said. The other victim appeared to have minor injuries after the accident, which was reported shortly after 7 p.m, the Fire Department said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 2014 | By Emily Foxhall
For any social group, with age often comes prestige. At the Newport Harbor Yacht Club - the oldest yacht club in Newport Beach - it also brings a crumbling building. For at least a decade, a club committee has tried to find a way to address the issues that arise with a facility that is about as old as the 98-year-old club itself. The proposed solution is to replace the existing two-story building with a new structure - one that looks nearly the same but larger. The Planning Commission approved the new project last week.
NEWS
June 2, 2008
Pirates: A photo in Section A on Sunday accompanying an article about pirate attacks on yachters in the Caribbean was of St. Vincent's Cumberland harbor, not nearby Chateaubelair harbor.
SPORTS
October 4, 1992
Harbor 13, West Los Angeles 9--Damon Moore scored on a 10-yard run and Jon Williams had field goals of 42 and 35 yards for the host Seahawks. The victory gave Harbor a 3-0 record. It is the first time since 1965 that the Seahawks have won their first three games. West L.A. is 1-2.
SCIENCE
December 27, 2013 | By Geoffrey Mohan
That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to University of Buffalo researchers. Streptococcus pneumoniae , the leading cause of ear and respiratory tract infection in children, and Streptococcus pyogenes , the bacterial culprit behind strep throat and skin infections, lingered on surfaces in cribs, toys and books many hours after they had been cleaned, according to a study published Friday in the journal Infection and Immunity.
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