| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Police are investigating after a body was discovered inside a burned car in an Irvine creek bed Wednesday. A jogger found the body about 9:20 a.m. when he saw the car in San Diego Creek and investigated, police said in a statement.
The car was found off...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President Obama act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that has failed to address dozens of public lands bills.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A rare pygmy three-toed sloth stirred an international controversy after officials of the Dallas World Aquarium caught and crated six of the creatures on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, an island off Panama. The aquarium officials intended to take the animals...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Alongside our heaps of reality television personalities, Kardashian-style celebrities and teenage pop stars, the United States is poised to get something it sorely needs: a public intellectual.
Ronan Farrow has the celebrity background. He's the son...
| Oct 25, 2013
Re "Huizar calls relationship with staffer 'huge mistake,'" Oct. 23
Ordering chicken when you really want fish is a mistake. Having an extramarital affair with a subordinate employee is a choice that was freely made. It only became a mistake for L.A....
| Oct 12, 2013
A lot of what it takes to come around to the anchovy side of life has to do with knowing which anchovies to buy and how to use them. Below is a basic tutorial on what anchovies I use and how.
The most readily available anchovies are anchovies packed...
| Oct 9, 2013
Re "A single male's wild nightlife," Oct. 5
While it's wonderful to know that the mountain lion known as P-22 is thriving in Griffith Park, I sincerely hope and pray that by exposing him to the public, The Times didn't increase the chances that...
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Yosemite closure a blow to U.S. image," Oct. 3
Although I appreciate the words by my congressman, Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), on the House floor last week about the importance of Yosemite National Park to our local economy, words are not enough....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:48 PM
If anyone could make lizards, salamanders, snakes and all measure of creepy, crawling things objects of wonder and even beauty, it was Robert C. Stebbins.
His well-regarded books, lectures and artwork made him a superstar among those who studied...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
For more than a year and a half, the solitary mountain lion known as P-22 has made himself right at home in Griffith Park within view of Hollywood's Capitol Records building.
By night, he cruises the chaparral-covered canyons, dining on mule deer,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Stacey Powells, a news editor at two Eastern Sierra radio stations, is spitting mad about the government shutdown of national parks in her backyard. If the closure that began Tuesday continues, Powells plans to hold an Occupy Yosemite event Friday (today)...