| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing.
Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table.
In the last 22 seasons, only three...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Cable-television shows about baseball are as common this time of year as a slow-footed first baseman or a hard-throwing leftie.
But what about a series in which studio hosts drool over the big numbers a player puts up on…Twitter?...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:06 AM
What's the quickest explanation for the deadly Washington mudslide?
Blame the rain. There's been lots and lots of rain.
Experts said Monday that the primary reason a 1,500-foot-wide segment of hillside in Snohomish County suddenly cut away and...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:47 PM
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Since moving to Colorado from Southern California three years ago, I've come to hate winter.
Scalding baths, wool blankets, the dog snoozing on my feet — nothing takes the edge off the bitter cold. It lingers in the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:20 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO DENVER
From LAX, United, Southwest, American and Frontier offer nonstop service to Denver; Southwest offers direct service (stop, no change of plane); and US Airways, United, Southwest, American and Delta offer connecting...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
"Orpheus" descends in Downtown L.A., "Floyd Collins" does likewise in La Mirada, and "In the Heights" rises in Thousand Oaks.
It’s Magic! Illusionists from around the world perform. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:44 PM
How's this for "death by cute?" Paleontologists have dug up a fearsome new dinosaur in a surprising place: Nanuqsaurus, a pygmy tyrannosaur that lived far away from its larger sharped-toothed cousins — in what is now Alaska.
The newly named...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Did they or didn’t they?
That, my friends, is the eternal question that plagued me in the hours following Monday night’s episode of “The Bachelor.” Actually, I slept for solid eight, but whatever: I still spent more time than I...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:04 PM
In the northeast of China, at the Yixian and Jiufotang formations, scientists have discovered thousands of exquisitely preserved fossils of plants and birds, dinosaurs and mammals. Together they make up the Jehol Biota -- an ecosystem, preserved in ash,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases.