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Recovered SpaceX rocket booster arrives on the LA waterfront

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Weather cooperating in battling 6,309-acre Manzanita fire south of Beaumont; containment at 43 percent

After three days, the Manzanita fire south of Beaumont and Banning has burned 6,309 acres, and is 43 percent contained, officials say. The evacuation warning — a recommendation to leave voluntarily or be prepared if the evacuation becom...

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  • Automotive accidents

    Tractor trailer topples, closing Waterman off-ramp on the 10 Freeway

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A tractor trailer toppled onto its side as it exited the eastbound 10 Freeway onto Waterman Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to shut down the off-ramp, according to California Highway Patrol reports. The crash was reported just after noon on the northbound Waterman Avenue off-ramp, the CHP incident log shows. No one was hurt. The tractor trailer managed to come off the off-ramp but tipped once it was on Waterman Avenue. Caltrans...

    Beatriz Valenzuela

  • Trials

    Friendly interview became tense for Colonies defendant

    A defendant in the San Bernardino County Colonies bribery case brought up “no quid pro quo” unprompted by interviewing investigators during a 2009 interview about political action committee contributions from Colonies Partners developer to county officials following a $102 million settlement between the county and the developer in 2006. But the defense attorney for Mark Kirk, the former chief of staff for former county Supervisor Gary Ovitt, pointed out Wednesday there...

    Joe Nelson

  • Mass transit systems

    Train testing canceled for anticipated Metrolink service to San Bernardino Transit Center

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Planned testing on the one-mile section of track from the Santa Fe Depot to the San Bernardino Transit Center was canceled today. The postponement will not have any effect on the projected opening later this year, according to Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson. “The test just wasn’t necessary at this point in the process,” Johnson said. “Prior to actual passengers, there will be some testing taking place.” The...

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  • Shootings

    Argument over money prompted fatal San Bernardino shooting, police say; 1 arrested

    San Bernardino police arrested a man Tuesday who they say fatally shot a woman he was living with in the head. Jermaine Barnes, 34, was located in Los Angeles several hours after the noon shooting in an apartment in the 1400 block of North Wall Avenue, according to a San Bernardino Police Department news release. He was booked into jail in San Bernardino County on suspicion of...

    Ali Tadayon

  • Radio

    Rodney Bingenheimer jumps to SiriusXM after KROQ lets him go

    Influential Los Angeles DJ Rodney Bingenheimer didn’t stay unemployed for long. After KROQ-FM/106.7 let him go after four decades earlier this month on Wednesday he announced on his Facebook page that he’s moving to SiriusXM starting Sunday, July 16. • Related:

    Peter Larsen

  • Clippers

    Chris Paul leaving Clippers to team with Houston, James Harden

    After six seasons and just as many playoff disappointments, Chris Paul’s time with the Clippers appears to be over. The Vertical reported early Wednesday that after Paul informed the Clippers he would sign as a free agent with the Houston Rockets, the teams negotiated a trade that will land the Clippers several role players and a 2018 first-round pick in exchange for the perennial All-Star. According to the report, the Clippers will receive former Lakers reserve Lou...

    Bill Oram

  • Entertainment industry

    Grammy Awards returning to LA in 2019 after year in NYC

    LOS ANGELES — The Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles in 2019 after a brief foray in New York. The Recording Academy has signed a new four-year agreement to stage the annual show at Staples Center, officials announced today. “We very much consider Staples Center our home and are grateful for the successful relationship we’ve cultivated throughout the years with AEG and the entire Staples Center team,” Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow said.

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  • Robbery

    Suspects in Pasadena armed robbery charged with string of other incidents

    Authorities have filed several counts of armed robbery against three suspects originally arrested for robbery in Pasadena of a doughnut shop in May. Malik Arthur was charged with 13 counts of armed robbery and Thomas Rollins was charged with seven counts of armed robbery this month by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The third suspect, a 16-year-old boy, is currently in custody on a detained petition as the DA’s office reviews the case.

    Sandra T. Molina

  • Wildfires

    Firefighter injured in 902-acre Mart fire as Highland evacuations lifted, Highway 330 reopens

    A firefighter was injured in a fast-moving brush fire that burned 902 acres near Highland on Tuesday, June 27 and prompted mandatory evacuations and the closure of a portion of Highway 330 in the San Bernardino Mountains. The firefighter was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries, according to Cal Fire Captain Debbie Chapman. The evacuation orders for about 200 homes were lifted about 8:15 p.m., after officials had ordered residents to leave the area east of...

  • Wildfires

    Highway 330 reopened as Mart fire continues to burn

    HIGHLAND >> Highway 330 reopened at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday as firefighters continued to battle the Mart fire. A portion of Highway 330, between Highland Avenue and Live Oak near Running Springs, had closed because of the brush fire, which the U.S. Forest Service reported as consuming more than 900 acres. Evacuation orders were also lifted Tuesday night.

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