| Aug 10, 2013
Seven-layer soda pop rocks cake
2 hours. Serves 20 to 30
4 (16.25-ounce) boxes white cake mix (enough for 8 cake layers)
5 cups 7-Up or similar soda, divided, to substitute for the water in the cake mix
1 1/3 cups vegetable oil, divided, or as...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:42 PM
When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information.
And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Some bands are better than others.
Chord by chord, line by line, beat by beat, hook by glorious hook, none is as convincing in 2013 as the Queens of the Stone Age. Even their codas kill.
The 6,000 heads moving in lockstep unison Saturday night at the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:23 PM
If you love political campaigns, you should be grateful to Southern California Edison. That's because it has already started its campaign to get you to pay for its egregious blunder in wrecking its San Onofre nuclear plant.
San Onofre, of course, is...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A known tagger who fell to his death at a freeway construction site in Sacramento may have been spray-painting graffiti on a bridge near where his body was found, police said. A roadside memorial stands where the body of 23-year-old......
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:32 PM
At least 20 reputed members of one of Los Angeles’ most notorious gangs have been indicted in connection with a violent extortion racket that targeted food truck operators in the Hollywood area over at least five years, according to state......
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
CAIRO – As the Muslim Brotherhood reeled from the deaths of dozens of supporters Monday, many of its opponents voiced skepticism of the Islamists' claims that Egyptian soldiers fired on peaceful demonstrators while they were saying the dawn prayer....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
BEIJING – Life expectancy is 5.5 years lower in northern China than in the south because of heavy air pollution, a study examining 20 years of data concludes.
The research -- published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:17 PM
You’re an archeologist searching for a lost desert city. A Navy Seabee helping build the Burma Road. You’re James Bond commandeering a bulldozer to get away from the bad guys. Or you’re just a guy digging a really, really big ditch....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:47 PM
PRESCOTT, ARIZ. -- In the business of firefighting, they're known as "hotshots." Grateful residents here remember them as a rambunctious but respectful bunch: pranksters, sometimes, but dedicated and energetic professionals.
Their boss, Prescott Fire...