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2008-10-09 21:00:24

Southern California officials say they believe they have recovered the bodies of the brother of two local congresswomen and his girlfriend. Teams from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles Port Police recovered the bodies Wednesday night from a sunken boat off the coast of Long Beach, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. "It looks like this was a very tragic accident," Sheriff's Chief William McSweeney. "Our hearts and prayers go out to the families."...

2008-10-08 03:00:13

By Kristopher Hanson A missing boat believed to have carried the brother of Southland Congresswomen Linda and Loretta Sanchez was discovered Tuesday on the ocean floor nearly four miles off the coast of Long Beach. The wrecked 26-foot Bayliner was spotted resting upside down shortly after noon in about 150 feet of murky water, Coast Guard officials said. The boat, which was carrying Henry Sanchez, 51, and his girlfriend, 48-year-old Penny Avila, is believed to have collided with a...

2008-10-07 21:00:23

Divers continued searching Monday for the remains of two boaters missing since a collision with a barge five miles off San Pedro last week. After several hours in the water, they found nothing. They will return at 6:40 a.m. today to continue the search, said Ensign Stephanie Young, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman. Henry Sanchez, 51, and his girlfriend, Penny Avila, 48, both of Santa Ana, disappeared about midnight Wednesday when their 26-foot Bayliner collided with a barge. Sanchez is...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.