It's a Quick Read 11
Los Angeles Times: A court-martial begins at Camp Pendleton today for the last defendant in the November 2005 deaths of 24 civilians in Haditha, Iraq. Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich is charged with voluntary manslaughter, aggravated assault and dereliction of duty in the deaths of two women and five children. . . . An 84-year-old Huntington Beach woman may lose her home to foreclosure due to her live-in caretaker having allegedly taken out fraudulent loans in her name, bilking her out of about $200,000. . . . A Costa Mesa travel firm has killed upcoming spring break trips to Baja due to Mexico's crime spree. Actually, the owner of Summer Winter Action Tours maintains such travel is safe, blaming the media for overblowing crime south of the border. Partiers are being re-routed to Palm Springs. . . . Plaschke: For Angels' Mike Scioscia, the halo definitely fits. . . . Arellano: Read Gustavo's latest opinion piece. Read it now.