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Sorry, A Drunk Guy Didn't Use A Raccoon To Get Past Breathalyzer

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.30.2015 | Weird News

The internet is abuzz about the story of a San Diego man who attempted to get past a car breathalyzer by having a raccoon blow into the device. It's a...

Man Charged With Starting Destructive California Fire

AP | JULIE WATSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.17.2014 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man was charged with setting one of nearly a dozen fires that have destroyed homes and raced through nearly 20,000 acres of north...

Marines Killed At Pendleton Carried Out Most Dangerous Job In Corps

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The job is one of the most dangerous in the Marine Corps. The four Marines killed Wednesday while clearing unexploded ordnance at ...

4 Marines Killed During Training Accident At Camp Pendleton

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marine Corps officials say four Marines have been killed in a training accident at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. Authorit...

Southern California Wildfires 20 Percent Contained

AP | Posted 12.07.2013 | Green

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A nearly 4-square-mile wildfire on the Marine Corps' Camp Pendleton was reduced to smoldering Monday as hot, dry Santa...

Marine Base Evacuated After Wildfire

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fueled by strong winds, a Southern California wildfire forced 260 residents and hospital patients to evacuate at a military base....

Obama Speaks Out On Military Sexual Assault Issue

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason CAMP PENDLETON, Calif Aug 7 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama used a stop at a military base in California on Wed...

U.S. Marine's Murder Conviction Overturned

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — The military's highest court overturned a murder conviction Wednesday against a Camp Pendleton Marine in one of the most significant...

Defense Dept. Employee Arrested On Bribery Charges

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- A Department of Defense employee who oversaw construction contracts at Camp Pendleton used his position to extort bribes from businesses ...

Marine Discharged for Anti-Obama Remarks Plans City Council Run

Murrieta, CA Patch | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

A former Camp Pendleton Marine who was ousted from the service in April based on remarks he made on the Facebook page, "Armed Forces Tea Party," has a...

Ad Starring Anti-Obama Marine Pulled

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

A military public affairs team pulled a public service announcement that featured former Camp Pendleton Marine Gary Stein. The former sergeant was ...

Will New Details About Marine Wife's Murder Be Released?

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 08.27.2012 | Crime

VISTA, Calif. (AP) -- A judge is expected to rule Wednesday on whether to unseal search warrants in the investigation into the death of a Camp Pendlet...

Hawk Brought Down Marine Chopper

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A bird strike caused a deadly helicopter crash at Camp Pendleton last year that killed two Marines, according to a Mar...

Author: What I Learned From Sergeant John Basilone

Chuck Tatum | Posted 07.01.2012 | Books
Chuck Tatum

Every young boy in 1942 America knew Sergeant John Basilone fired from the hip. Cradling his water cooled .30 caliber machine gun in his arms, on the night of October 24, 1942 he mowed down dozens and dozens of onrushing enemy soldiers on the island of Guadalcanal.

LOOK: Marine Recieves 'First Ever' Gay Proposal On U.S. Military Base

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a heartwarming sign of the post-"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" era, one gay marine was greeted with a romantic wedding proposal as he returned to San Dieg...

Wisconsin Teen Collects 4,000 Stuffed Bears For Kids Dealing With Trauma | Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact

Forget your Wall Street-inspired perception of bear and bull markets for this story. For five years 16-year-old Nicolas Bast has reaped soul-satisf...

Marine's Missing Wife Likely 'Victim Of Foul Play'

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.17.2012 | Crime

SAN DIEGO — Authorities arrested a woman Tuesday for investigation of murder after finding a body in their search for the missing wife of a U.S....

Obama Criticizing Marine Face Discharge

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

A judge has denied a request to halt or postpone a military separation hearings for Sgt. Gary Stein - a Temecula Marine who maintains a Facebook page ...

Names Of Marines Killed In Deadly Helicopter Crash Released

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and JULIE WATSON | Posted 04.25.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO — Details of the personal lives of the seven Marines killed in one of the Corps' deadliest aviation training accidents in years emerge...

Major Iraq War Crimes Trial To Continue On Friday

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A major war crimes trial resumed Friday after lawyers worked on unspecified negotiations for two days, with the prosecu...

The "Psychological Projection" of the ACLJ

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

n an article yesterday on the ACLJ website, specifically going after Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), David French puts the 'poor bullied Christians' spin on the Pendleton cross controversy.

The Camp Pendleton Cross: The Facts vs. What the "Persecuted" Christians Are Saying

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Religious neutrality by the government does not equal persecution of Christians, no matter how many times FOX News and "Team Sekulow" keep claiming it does.

2 Dead After Helicopter Crashes At Marine Corps Base

Patch | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Two people aboard a Marine Corps helicopter died Monday after a mishap, according to base officials. The AH-1W Cobra went down at approximately 1 p...

Helicopter Crash At California Marine Corps Base Kills 1, Injures 5

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine Corps helicopter crashed Wednesday afternoon at the sprawling coastal base of Camp Pendleton, killing one and ...

Ex-Marine Kesaun Sykes Urinates In Courtroom At His Own Hearing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Kesaun Sykes (known as "Psycho") will be undergoing a mental health evaluation after he urinated in the courtroom at his own hearing. The Riverside Pr...