Global: A Cessna 402 crashed in the Bahamas yesterday, killing all eight on board.
Continental: Unsuccessful Times Square bomber Faizal Shahzad was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Regional: The Major League Baseball postseason is about to begin, and there are zero Southern California teams in the playoffs. The only California team in the postseason is the San Francisco Giants.
Local: Melodic metal band Seven Minute Silence returns to Liam’s Irish Pub in Colton this Friday night, October 8th.
Global: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit Crete yesterday.
Continental: The U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust suit against Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Visa and MasterCard immediately settled with the government, but American Express will contest these charges.
Regional: A small aircraft crashed in Santa Catalina Island, California, injuring three people and causing a brush fire.
Local: Last week’s hot, wild weather has become this week’s cooler, wet weather! It seems that an autumn of sorts has begun in Southern California!
Global: Seventy-one countries and territories of the former British Empire gathered in New Delhi, India, to start the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Continental: United Airlines and Continental merge; Southwest Airlines purchased Airtran in another merger.
Regional: Legendary Seattle classic rockers Heart’s new album Red Velvet Car receives high praise from critics and debuts high on the charts.
Local: It was a hot weekend in the Inland Empire. We’re still awaiting the arrival of autumn temperatures.