| Jun 10, 2013
After a campaign of smart politics but small ideas, Eric Garcetti is poised to take the office that he won last month. As he does, here's an item worthy of his agenda: Make peace with the Owens Valley.
Residents of the Owens Valley rely heavily on Los...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:04 AM
The bodies of a mother and her 5-year-old daughter were discovered Thursday in a frozen Amador County pond, authorities said....
| May 17, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Fans of the BBC sci-fi series “Doctor Who” know that this season's biggest mystery isn't about sinister aliens or otherworldly […]...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:03 AM
The signs of a seismic shift became clear a year or so ago, in even the nonhipster communities of Los ......
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:03 PM
PERSPECTIVE In the annals of space, time and television, there is nothing quite like “Doctor Who,” the British sci-fi series ......
| May 12, 2013
POTOSÍ, Bolivia — A gentle breeze swept across Laguna Colorada, momentarily turning the magenta mineral lake water neon-orange as it rippled around the knobby knees of several dozen flamingos. Suddenly, a pair of frisky vicuñas trotted...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:46 PM
It's the contrasts that most inspire during the warmer months in the Eastern Sierra. The almost sharp-looking granite standing watch over soft pine forests. The deep, icy lakes shimmering in the bone-warming sun. The abundance of natural life--...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
By the time Jim Haddad inherited his family's Pasadena property in the mid-1980s, the garden was in a state of neglect.
His parents had stopped maintenance on the nearly 2-acre Japanese-style garden a decade earlier, when Caltrans acquired about a third...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Hundreds of Angelenos turned out Saturday to celebrate and welcome back Echo Park Lake after a $45-million, two-year renovation.
They photographed its new beds of lotus plants, climbed its playground equipment and marveled at the clarity of the lake...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
This summer visit Las Vegas in a whole new way at the palatial, Moroccan-inspired Westin Lake Las Vegas. Presiding over an expansive lake and surrounded by 3,600 acres, where outdoor activities — including stand up paddle boarding, cycling and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
HANGZHOU, China — Few cities in this vast, complex land rival Hangzhou in the hearts and minds of the Chinese.
They rush in like pilgrims, more than 20 million a year, eager to drink in the classic scenery of mountains, pagodas and tea fields...