| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Despite what the calendar told us, we enjoyed yet another summer-like weekend. A spritz of rain and a fun, short-lived hailstorm earlier last week had me searching out a sunny spot to bask in this past Saturday and Sunday. My dog, Lola, already beat me to...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:13 AM
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:28 AM
"The Lone Ranger" has had an arduous journey to the big screen. Between budgetary concerns that shut the production down weeks before shooting was to begin and the recent death of a crew member, the Johnny Depp-starring western has been chock-full of...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:38 PM
On this Memorial Day, the Los Angeles Times and Times Community News pays tribute to the California service members who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq by publishing a selection of comments posted over the last year by those...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:38 AM
For an extra $50, California car enthusiasts will soon be able to order vintage license plates, including the black plates with yellow lettering issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles in the 1960s, thanks to action taken by Gov. Jerry Brown.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A red-flag fire warning is in effect, but Southern California temperatures are expected to cool Wednesday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over Los Angeles and Ventura counties, according to the National Weather Service.
In the tri-city...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When “Freakonomics” came out in 2005, I figured it was a watershed moment in public discourse.
At last, I thought, someone with a big, loud platform was casting light on an all-too-common practice in which scientists and science journalists...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The popular bear known to residents as “Glen Bearian” and “Meatball” returned to the Briggs Terrace area of La Crescenta on Tuesday, marking at least the second time it has made the miles-long voyage from Angeles National Forest....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Fire crews were battling a 4,000-acre brush fire Monday morning in rugged terrain in the Angeles National Forest as the blaze forced officials to shut down the popular San Gabriel Canyon to Labor Day visitors.
The Williams fire was just 5% contained as...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
The wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest is about 25% contained, although firefighters were hoping that rain would arrive in the afternoon, authorities said Wednesday.
The blaze, known as the Williams fire, has burned about 3,800 acres since...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:54 PM
David Oh's eldest son taped aluminum foil over his windows. His daughter painted a sign warning visitors away from the front door. His wife pulled the phone cord out of the wall and turned the couple's cellphones off.
David's time on Earth had come to...