| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Despite the difficulty posed by a pickup in winds, crews fighting the Madre fire near Azusa were able to reach 90% containment Wednesday afternoon.
The U.S. Forest Service reported that 400 fire personnel had been able to make significant progress on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Doug Aitken’s roving, cross-country art show “Station to Station,” which is nearing the end of its three week journey, made a stop at Union Station Thursday night – and the event started with a snap.
Whip-cracker Chris Camp,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The morning after Station to Station’s desert happening in Barstow, project mastermind Doug Aitken looked a bit weary -- but blissfully so.
Over breakfast in a motel lobby -- a tad scruffy and sunburned from nearly three weeks on the rails leading...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:22 AM
Death Valley Dodge at unknown location during 1,000 mile drive around the California desert including Death Valley. Do you recognize the rock formations?...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
My mother taught me to begin any criticism with a compliment, so here it is: CBS' new comedy "We Are Men" lasts only half an hour and stars four likable performers, including Tony Shalhoub and Kal Penn.
Now for the criticism. "We Are Men" lasts an...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The park is named after the late actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who played the comic sidekick Pancho in the 1950s Western TV series "The Cisco Kid."
Located along Pacific Coast Highway near the Los Angeles-Ventura County line, it has doubled...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:42 PM
An exploding underwater volcano is causing a new island to form in the Pacific Ocean about 620 miles south of Tokyo, and you can watch a bit of its dramatic rise in the video above.
The video, showing thick plumes of steam and ash shooting out of the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Bay Area skateboarder Liam Morgan regularly rides steep hills at high speeds amidst traffic, gravel and metal guard rails. He got hooked at age 15 when he averaged 40 m.p.h. on a 12 mile hill. It was a unique feeling and one he needed more of. Safety...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Illinois, where a fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos Duarte, Calif.: Men pray during a church...
| Nov 29, 2013
India is now the world's third-largest grain producer after China and the United States. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of output since the early 1960s. Unfortunately, a...
| 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...