Mark Glatt has eyes on building up horse racing in Southern California

Mark Glatt has eyes on building up horse racing in Southern California

Mark Glatt won his milestone 1000th race at Del Mar last Friday when jockey Edwin Maldonado led Zestful to a gate-to-wire victory in race three, the only horse the 47-year-old trainer saddled that day. A fixture on the Southern California scene for the past 20…

Southern California wildfire threatens thousands of homes

Southern California wildfire threatens thousands of homes

Firefighters scrambled to protect thousands of homes from a wildfire racing through brush-covered mountains north of Los Angeles on Friday that caused hundreds of evacuations and burned a handful of structures. The blaze, dubbed the Lake Fire, has scorched over 11,000 acres (4,451 hectares) and…

Major quake of 7.4 magnitude hits southern Mexico, shakes capital

Major quake of 7.4 magnitude hits southern Mexico, shakes capital

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake hit the coast of southern Mexico on Tuesday, shaking buildings in Mexico City hundreds of miles away, sending people fleeing their homes into the streets, and triggering a tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the…

North Korea redeploys troops to southern border as fears of impending war grow

North Korea redeploys troops to southern border as fears of impending war grow

North Korea has deployed its troops to its southern border, effectively ripping up a de-escalation pact with its hated rival on the peninsula. Having previously announced the redeployment earlier this month, North Korea has sent its soldiers to the 150 guard posts that straddle its…