| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Wednesday’s verdict absolving concert promoter AEG Live of responsibility for Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 while preparing for what was to be a major career comeback raises the question of whether the spotlight will ever return...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:42 AM
A Riverside County man who strangled his girlfriend and then used her credit card to buy himself a milkshake has been sentenced to at least 56 years in prison.
In handing down the sentence, Superior Court Judge Mark Mandio cited the callousness that...
| Oct 1, 2013
Two years ago, California overhauled its criminal justice system by shifting responsibility for many felons from the state government to the counties. There is no denying that the change was abrupt. Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the Public Safety...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:12 PM
In the New Criterion this week, Bruce Bawer recycles the classic conservative screed against the Beats by way of lamenting the publication of Jack Kerouac’s collected poetry by the Library of America. It’s an odd piece, not least because...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:02 PM
The Arizona Cardinals have lost starting outside linebackers Sam Acho and Lorenzo Alexander for the season, and safety Rashad Johnson has lost the tip of a finger.
Acho broke a leg and Alexander sustained a season-ending foot injury in Arizona's 31-7...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:22 AM
If you are trying to cut down on the amount of wine you drink, choose a narrow glass, the experts say. And in this case, the experts are researchers, not bartenders.
Drinking from a wide glass or pouring the wine while you hold the glass both might...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological diagnoses end up living in the streets because they're too disabled to seek help, advocates have long argued.
The answer, they say, is permanent supportive housing, with medical,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Joe McKnight and Braylon Edwards are suddenly out of work, surprising cuts by the New York Jets on Monday.
For McKnight, a backup running back and the team's primary kick returner the last two seasons, it's the latest setback in a tumultuous summer....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Amanda Bynes' involuntary mental health hospitalization was extended Friday by a judge.
The actress is being held at a Ventura psychiatric facility following her detention last month by Ventura County sheriff's deputies after she set a fire in a...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Preparing for his return to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles after six months' treatment at a center for pedophile priests, Father Michael Wempe sat down to type out a list of concerns. Arrangements for his dog. Counseling and support groups for himself....
| May 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...