Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in California at 95
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:32:53 GMT
Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II,... . This July 1943 photo provided by the Los Angeles Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen Inc., shows Lowell C. Steward after his graduation from flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field, in Tuskegee, Ala.
Theater shooter's parents plead for his life
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:32:14 GMT
The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes pleaded Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain -- a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether the horrific details of the mass killing should be played out at his upcoming trial. The statement released by Robert and Arlene Holmes emphasized a key legal issue in the tortured history of the case -- whether Holmes was sane when 12 people were killed and 70 others were injured, and whether he should die if convicted of the crime.
San BernardinoCOMMUNITY NOTES: Symphony receives grant for teen programs, more
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:31:50 GMT
The San Bernardino Symphony received a $5,000 community grant from Edison International to sponsor their teen music enrichment programs. The programs include Maestro in the Schools, which brings Symphony Conductor and Music Director Frank Paul Fetta into orchestra classrooms; Symphony Debs and Red Tie Associates, a job skills training certificate program for young people who have an interest in music and in serving their community; and annual concerts provided for the schools.
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:31:47 GMT
A new study suggests a certain type of bird was able to sense a tornado outbreak that moved through the U.S. a day before it hit. Video provided by Newsy Wildlife officials in Yukon, Canada say birds such as Bohemian Waxwings are feeding on frost-fermented berries, which are making the birds too drunk to fly straight.
TemeculaTEMECULA: Rancho Water pumps the brakes on Vail Lake
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:31:35 GMT
Rancho Water officials are expected to approve some relatively minor rule changes at Vail Lake early next year -- measures designed to protect the water supply -- but hold off on making any major policy changes until late 2015. The board charted the new course of action, a more measured approach that will allow for public workshops and more presentations by consultants, during its regular meeting Thursday.
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