The space shuttle Endeavour will take a tour up and down the California coast today, from its perch atop a 747. The orbiter spent the night at Edwards Air Force Base and is slated to fly over Northern California before heading south to the LA basin. Beginning at about 1130 this morning, the shuttle will fly low over landmarks like Disneyland, the Griffith Observatory and JPL before landing at LAX. The shuttle will be moved to a display at the California Science Center in LA next month.
People are lining up at Apple stores this morning to get the latest iPhone. Retail locations start selling the latest offering from Apple at 8 this morning. Preorders for the iPhone 5 topped the two-million mark in the first 24 hours of availability last week.
A San Bernardino County jury has wrapped-up its second week of deliberations in the case of convicted arsonist and murderer Rickie Lee Fowler. Jurors will decide whether Fowler will be sentenced to life with no-parole or get the death penalty. He was found guilty last month of starting the Old Fire in 2003.
It’s just about time to let go of summer. The U.S. Naval Observatory says tomorrow morning at 7:49 a.m., , is the precise moment when fall begins.
Goodyear is offering free driving lessons to Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes. A letter posted online from the tire maker says they want to fly the young actresses to Akron, Ohio for private lessons with professional drivers on their test track.
September 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | Local News | No comment