| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
CAVE CREEK, Ariz. — Clad in a black Stetson and Tony Lama lizard-skin boots, Mayor Vince Francia adjusted the holster on his right leg. His six-shooter was loaded with blanks.
At least 300 spectators milled around the dusty gravel parking lot of...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
First it was the rebel Abbie Zands, in Los Feliz, who ran afoul of L.A. City Hall. A few weeks later, Angel Teger of South Los Angeles incurred the wrath of the great bureaucracy.
They planted lush vegetable gardens in front of their...
| Jun 29, 2013
Richard Geoffroy has been the chef de cave for the prestige French Champagne Dom Pérignon for more than two decades. But he's far from the sedate cellar master you'd expect, especially when it comes to matching the famous wine with food. Instead of waxing...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Given the short half-life of DNA, we may never have a Jurassic Park – but could we one day boast of an Ice Age Garden?
Scientists have brought back to life a collection of roughly 400-year-old frozen plants recovered from melting glaciers in the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At first glance, the 2014 Cayman seems like the essence of Porsche: A simple, fast, gorgeous coupe that stays glued to the pavement.
Other familiar hallmarks include a flat-six engine behind the driver; a trunk in front, under a sloping hood; and that...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain who evaded arrest for nearly 50 years after taking part in one of the worst atrocities by German occupiers in Italy during World War II, died Friday in Rome. He was 100.
Priebke was finally extradited to Italy...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:32 PM
The place is among the most scenic hiking destinations in the entire Southwest, an expanse near the Arizona-Utah border so popular that officials use a lottery to decide who gets to walk its trails.
It’s known as The Wave and its signature...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When "Post Tenebras Lux" premiered at last year's Cannes Film Festival, it was mostly met with boos and pans, yet days later Carlos Reygadas won the festival's best director prize. It is that sort of polarized response to his work overall and "Post...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:23 PM
A red flag warning is in effect across Southern California, with the National Weather Service warning that incoming Santa Ana winds are creating a serious fire hazard across the region.
Forecasters expect wind gusts up to 50 mph across L.A.-area...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:32 PM
More than $14,000 has been raised to help pay the medical expenses pf a Los Angeles hiker who fell 40 feet into a glacial crevasse, climbed out with a crushed vertebra and then walked three miles for help.
"I had people I wanted to see again, for real,"...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Four German tourists and one of their Filipino guides were killed Tuesday when one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes started spewing large rocks and ash, officials said.
The group was climbing the Mayon volcano when an explosion happened at...