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U2 guitarist’s plan for Malibu development gets OK

Buy AP Photo Reprints MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission staff has agreed to allow U2’s guitarist to build a scaled-down compound in the mountains above Malibu. The staff recommended Friday that the commission approve a smaller development than...
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Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

FILE – In this March 19, 2014 file photo, Peter Mason tries the Oculus virtual reality headset at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco. Oculus, the virtual reality company acquired by Facebook earlier this year for $2 billion, is holding its first-ever...

Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was...
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Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were “involved in...

Florida town knew shooter had troubled past

This undated image provided by the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 shows Don Spirit. On Thursday, officials said Spirit is suspected of killing six of his grandchildren, his daughter and himself near Bell, Fla. (AP Photo/Gilchrist County...

For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maria Lennon said she felt some relief when she heard the news Friday afternoon: A judge had finalized a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph...
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Keyshia Cole arrested on suspicion of battery

FILE – In this July 6, 2013 file photo, Keyshia Cole visits the pressroom on Day 2 of the 2013 Essence Music Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, in New Orleans. Los Angeles police say Cole was arrested Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on suspicion of battery and the...

Interesting Preservation Video…

Milepost 874 A friend of mine sent me this video about a railroad preservation society based in Cleveland, Ohio. I thought you might find it worth a look. Not long enough for popcorn, but enjoy it anyway! http://biggeekdad.com/2014/08/graveyard-trains/ dlm