SAN FRANCISCO-- To be an aspiring superhero these days, most 5-year-olds must enlist clueless younger siblings, restless parents, all manner of pets, backyard shrubs, fire hydrants and their own fingers to serve as their foils and damsels in distress.
After his leukemia went into remission, Miles Scott, 5, wanted to be Batman. The Make-A-Wish Foundation, and San Francisco, made it happen.
Newport Beach is confronted by a growing tussle between bodysurfers and other wave riders over access to the coveted Wedge.
In a significant policy shift by the Obama administration, U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder signaled Thursday that the federal government would no longer interfere with states that allow commercial marijuana sales as long as they were strictly regulated.
Papa Pilgrim moved with his large family to Alaska's backcountry, where he defied society in many ways, according to this well-written account by newspaper reporter Tom Kizzia.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called for peace Sunday night as the Los Angeles Police Department dealt with scattered protests in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict.
The Los Angeles Police Department was trying to get a handle on pockets of protesters blocking traffic in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Police Department was tracking several protests Sunday related to the Trayvon Martin verdict, including one that turned violent with police firing bean bag rounds.