| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Hans Röckenwagner is chef-owner of 3 Square Café and Röckenwagner Bakery as well as the planned Café Röckenwagner, set to open in Brentwood in January. Röckenwagner grew up in southern Germany and has cooked in Germany, France, Switzerland, Chicago and...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 10:24 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will join the push for a new ballot measure to help California stockpile cash as a buffer against future recessions, according to two Capitol officials.
The proposed measure, which would need approval from two-thirds of...
| Jan 10, 2014
GULF ISLANDS, Canada — "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!"
And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Home builder confidence slipped in January, in part on lower expectations for future sales, according to a trade group.
The reading on the National Assn. of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell one point from December to 56 this month....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Appearances to the contrary, actress Cameron Diaz wasn't always the picture of health. A few months of kung fu training changed all that, and now she's written a guide for women to make smart decisions about their bodies. For Diaz, "The Body Book" is...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Three weeks after President Obama hailed a landmark deal to suspend most of Iran's nuclear program for the next six months, the mood among U.S. officials about the next round of negotiations has shifted from elated to somber, even...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:14 PM
About 3 million barrels of crude are being loaded into the southern section of the Keystone XL pipeline as operators prepare to start operations next month, even as environmental critics continue to assail the safety of the project and lament legal...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Rep. Paul D. Ryan are friends and political allies, one helping the other in 2012 when Walker faced a recall attempt and Ryan ran for vice president on the Republican ticket.
But when it comes to winning the White House,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A 70-year-old man suffered burns early Friday when a fire broke out inside a room at the Long Beach Veterans Administration hospital, fire officials said.
According to Long Beach Fire Capt. Jim Arvizu, the fire was reported about 12:40 a.m. at the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:25 AM
If you have a particular fondness for those eye-popping bright orange safety vests that construction workers wear, well then, the Anaheim Ducks' jersey for the upcoming Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium might be just for you.
The Kings' jersey for this...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
One little boy lay on his back with a leg gash so bad that bone and tissue protruded through his skin. Firefighters carried more injured students to a triage area, where one girl had blood streaming from a head wound and another had burns across her face....