| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:12 AM
I love living in La Caņada. It's the little things that make the difference here, like the way the mailman or the librarian greet you when you meet. Or the pride our residents take in their homes and gardens. There's a friendliness in the waves you get on...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Descanso Gardens in La Caņada-Flintridge has reopened after closing due to wind damage, but two county parks remained closed.
High winds wreaked havoc on Los Angeles County's parks last week, leaving some still littered with fallen trees Monday....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:56 AM
When I moved to South Africa in 1988, I shared the hope of many correspondents dispatched there: to stay long enough to capture the historic end of apartheid and the release of Nelson Mandela.
Two years later, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, Mandela...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A Los Angeles County grand jury has indicted eight people in connection with a home burglary ring that targeted Los Angeles Times subscribers who were on vacation.
The defendants are charged with multiple counts each of first-degree residential...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
South Africa was in chaos on Feb. 11, 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from incarceration after 27 years as a political prisoner.
Perhaps no image encapsulates more powerfully the turmoil into which he was thrust than a brutal photograph shot...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Twenty-three years ago, for barely 24 hours, Nelson Mandela visited Los Angeles.
It was 1990, and he had been a free man for only a handful of months, but he had been a symbol for years -- of endurance, of the black-and-white apartheid battle in South...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The brightly illuminated billboard was a traffic-stopping sensation in 1923 Los Angeles, a city just starting its love affair with automobiles. Sitting atop a downtown hotel, the sign was rimmed in glowing blue and spelled out "Packard" in radiant red...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Editor hired 'Sex and the City' columnist
Peter Kaplan, 59, the former editor of the New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," died Friday of cancer in New York City, said his...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:24 PM
My older son and I have a Christmas tradition that I love. We give each other books.
He puts a lot of thought into his choices, usually opting for nonfiction because of our shared love of history. Thanks to him, I've read biographies of presidents and...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Nearly 40 news organizations have accused the Obama administration of improperly controlling images of the president by limiting the access granted to independent photojournalists while allowing free rein by the White House's own photographers.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:22 AM
How the 1963 Los Angeles Times covered the President Kennedy assassination....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The U.S. Postal Service wanted to honor slain President John F. Kennedy, but first it needed Jackie Kennedy's stamp of approval.
That's how a Los Angeles Times photo came to be chosen for the first commemorative postage stamp honoring the fallen...