| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Stan Lee Media, an Internet company that shut down more than a decade ago and has been mired in litigation ever since, has filed a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Walt Disney Co.
The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Colorado,...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Great newspaper stories — like the shocking L.A. County tax scandal involving Assessor John Noguez — usually don't come from attending government meetings or going to press conferences.
The tip that ignites a reporter's passion almost...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:58 AM
With temperatures on the rise, Southern California was bracing for the arrival in earnest of fire season.
On Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena station announced that the fire danger level in the Angeles National Forest had...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Glendale Bear appears to be getting impatient. Hunger waits for no man or beast.
La Crescenta resident Kelly MacDonald said the bear -- known by some as Meatball -- returned to her home early Monday morning for the second time in recent weeks, this...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Bob Hope Airport in Burbank has reopened its gates to Hollywood for the first time in more than a decade, after prohibiting film shoots there since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The tragedy put the nation's entire air transportation system...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A painting transforming the limestone karst towers that jut out of Vietnam's Halong Bay into a red and yellow fever dream hangs on the wall of an Eagle Rock restaurant named for the bay. A fountain in the center of the dining room tries to evoke the sound...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone.
The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:54 AM
More homes face high risk of being destroyed in a wildfire in densely populated Los Angeles County than in any other county in the state, according to new insurance industry research that underscores that fire danger is not confined to rural areas....
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Three weeks from tonight, an amiable, whip-smart engineer named Ray Baker will be staring into his computer screen at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, hopeful and helpless — or, as he puts it, "sweating blood."
The night will have been 10 years and...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:44 AM
NASA has less than three weeks before the space agency tries to land the Curiosity rover on Mars, but there's still time for problems.
Just as scientists attempt to pinpoint a landing on alien soil from millions and millions of miles away, a wrench has...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Of the roughly 5,000 men and women who were ousted from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of sexual abuse, several were tied to cases in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region, according to an L.A. Times database of “perversion files”...