| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:40 PM
MONTEREY BAY, Calif. — Along Highway 1 between Marina and Seaside, it's all roller-coastering sand dunes and chaparral. There the road cuts across Ft. Ord, where soldiers trained for almost every war the U.S. Army waged in the 20th century, as...
| Oct 14, 2013
If the world needs another reason to get serious about combating elephant poaching, here's one: The attack by terrorists on Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Income from illegal ivory trafficking is a substantial funding source for the Shabab, the group that...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Environmentalists lauded Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday for his decision the day before to sign a bill that will prohibit commercial trapping of bobcats in California in areas adjacent to national and state parks, national monuments or wildlife refuges in...
| 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 24, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Even though Apple's new Mavericks OS X -- the latest version of its operating system for Macbook laptops and Mac desktop computes -- is seen as an evolutionary upgrade, there are a few cool new features you'll want to try.
In total, Apple packed...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — If you own a MacBook laptop or a Mac desktop computer, then Apple's decision to make OS X Mavericks available as a free download may have you itching to upgrade.
What's not to like about free, right?
And there are certainly...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Apple's new Mac software, Mavericks OS X, which comes full of features including new Maps and iBooks apps, was made available for download Tuesday. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech company said Macs released as far back as 2007 will be able to upgrade...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A mountain lion was spotted strolling near a northwest hillside neighborhood in Glendale.
A resident saw the animal about 11 p.m. Thursday moving north on Larco Way, where it briefly stopped to stare at him and then meandered away, Glendale Police Sgt....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law AB 1213, the Bobcat Protection Bill, which will set a no-trapping buffer zone around Joshua Tree National Park and other parks where bobcats are protected year-round. He also signed AB 711, which bans lead...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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There's something oddly appropriate about seeing Wayne Shorter wearing a Superman symbol.
True, it's only a dog tag-shaped memento from the Christopher Reeve Foundation hanging from his neck, but...