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Blast in Sylmar water tunnel kills 17
  • Fitzgerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times

Blast in Sylmar water tunnel kills 17

Posted On: 6:46 a.m. | June 24, 2015

On June 24, 1971, seventeen workers were killed by methane gas explosion in a Metropolitan Water District tunnel beneath Sylmar. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 23, 2015
  • Arian Schuessler / Globe Gazette

Pictures in the News | June 23, 2015

Posted On: 11:28 a.m. | June 23, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Iowa, where the Northern Lights create a spectacular backdrop for a fisherman. Forecasters said the Northern Lights may be able to be seen as far south as Iowa or Pennsylvania because of a severe solar storm that pushes auroras to places where more people can possibly see them. View Post»

Jet leaving El Toro slams into mountain, killing 84
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Jet leaving El Toro slams into mountain, killing 84

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | June 23, 2015

In the early morning of June 25, 1965, a U.S. Air Force C-135 Stratolifter with 84 passengers and crew, departed from El Toro Marine Corps Air Station and crashed into a nearby mountain. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 22, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 22, 2015

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | June 22, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where people join hands on the Bridge from Mount Pleasant and Charleston in a unity chain to mourn the 9 victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting. View Post»


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