Jan. 30, 1998: Marilyn Lane tries to shut the door as a large wave rushes into her Solimar Beach home in Ventura County. Eleven Ventura County beach homes were damaged by the combination of 15-foot tidal swells and a rainstorm.
Photo credit: Alan Hagman / Los Angeles Times
A new challenge for this politician: Retinitis pigmentosa is slowly robbing Ventura Mayor Bill Fulton of his sight. In a few months he will move to Washington, D.C., where he has a nephew with the affliction and where the mass transit system will allow him to lead a normal live without driving.
Photo: Ventura Mayor Bill Fulton on the city’s beachfront. Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times
Then and now, marchers speak their peace: At a Ventura beach, veterans of 1986’s Great Peace March from L.A. to D.C. gather for a 25th anniversary celebration. There is a lot to reminisce about, and a question is raised: Could such an event happen today?
Photo: Elizabeth Ungerleider from Vermont poses at a gathering of veterans of 1986’s Great Peace March from Los Angels to Washington, D.C. Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times
Read the second part of Christopher Goffard’s piece about a man accused of the kidnapping, torture and sexual assault of his ex-girlfriend.
Christopher Goffard’s gripping piece about a man accused of kidnapping, torture and sexual assault reads like a mystery novella. Stay tuned for the second part on Tuesday.
Photo: Simi Valley Police Det. David Del Marto thought the assault on Tracy West on Feb. 1, 2008, pointed to an uncommon level of sophistication — to a man who took extraordinary pains to avoid leaving fingerprints or traces of his DNA. Credit: Anne Cusack. Los Angeles Times