| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:09 PM
When Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Mark Curry cooks dinner at Station 29 in Koreatown, the last thing anyone wants is a fire call just as their grub is served.
Curry never disappoints in the kitchen.
Sunday night, Curry — defending...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Rankman's pipe dream of Stanford and Northwestern meeting in the BCS title game at the Rose Bowl is over. Gone is the utopian idea two schools with integrity and academic standards might also compete on football's grandest stage. We're left now with a No....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A cool pool on a hot day — it’s the quintessential Southern California summer pastime.
Now expand the concept to a weekend of pool pleasures and you’ve got the perfect excuse to pop down I-5 to San Diego. Whether you prefer...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fans of Kourtney Kardashian are in for a luxurious night at the Hyde Bellagio on Saturday, Aug. 31. The reality television star hosts a wild Labor Day Weekend bash where she and her posse are set to toast to the last weekend of summer. Joining them is...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
COALINGA, Calif. — Jaime Ramirez stood in front of an oak tree, jagged and black from a plane crashing into it all those years ago.
He removed his white cowboy hat, closed his eyes and whispered, "Abuelo, Tío, estoy aquí." ("Grandfather, Uncle,...
| Aug 24, 2013
With Labor Day weekend coming up, here's an all-American white to pour as an aperitif with that bowl of guacamole or toasted almonds. A great buy for the price, this Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc is cool and refreshing, with aromas of lemon grass and...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:36 AM
More than a week after the state's top labor official ordered the California Employment Development Department to pay out all backlogged unemployment claims, many Californians have yet to see their checks.
The California EDD had been working overtime to...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Some of L.A.'s hottest chefs and bartenders will take part in the Los Angeles Times' third annual The Taste event happening Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 on the back lot of Paramount Studios. Attendees will also have a chance to meet the Los Angeles Times...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Simon Cowell is quietly looking for a buyer for his Beverly Hills trophy house, marketing it outside the Multiple Listing Service.
Cowell, who paid $15.5 million for the gated estate, is asking $20 million, according to local real estate agents.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Labor Day seemed as good a day as any to track a 10,000-step walk. I didn't want to accumulate steps all day; instead I wanted to see where 10,000 steps would take me.
So, sunscreen applied, Fitbit attached to my pants, iPhone and notebook in hand to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:32 PM
With the U.S. Open tennis tournament set to begin next week, some ardent tennis fans who subscribe to Time Warner Cable are getting a little twitchy.
The reason: The nearly three-week blackout of local CBS stations on Time Warner Cable systems in Los...