| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age.
Visiting him meant something special to...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:40 AM
If Black Friday deals weren't enough for you, Cyber Monday is another day full of great offers for tech gadgets.
Here are our five favorites.
Nexus 7 up to $60 off
There are several Cyber Monday deals on Google's Nexus 7 tablet. The best one is on...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Apple Stores around the globe are sporting red versions of the company's logo Sunday in honor of World AIDS Day.
World AIDS Day is observed annually on Dec. 1 and is intended to draw awareness to the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Besides changing their...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends.
At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
| Nov 27, 2013
By the numbers, Peter V. Lee has some reason to crow while the feds are eating crow. The executive director of Covered California can be pleased that, as of mid-November, nearly a third of all Americans who signed up under the new healthcare law were...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:00 PM
There is a kind of reassuring steadiness to Tom Hanks' acting. Even in the silliness of "Big," the time-shifting comedy that turned a boy into a man, he was zany, not outrageous. Sincerity made "Sleepless in Seattle" and his widowed young father...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Biggest Loser The contestants...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:06 AM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" isn't true. It's only "inspired" by a true story. Screenwriter Danny Strong realized his limitations in constructing a script based on an article about former White House butler Eugene Allen, but rather than ditch the story...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:44 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The push to slow tenant displacements in a red-hot real estate market took on new urgency here last week, as Mayor Ed Lee announced that he has teamed with state legislators to push for changes to the California law powering the...
| Nov 17, 2013
How can anyone go wrong criticizing Los Angeles County government? It's big, bulky and slow. Many of its data systems are locked in an outmoded paper-and-pushcart world, gumming up communication among offices and denying competent service to a large chunk...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:44 AM
In the year since Los Angeles County voters passed a measure requiring condoms to be used in all adult films made locally, the region has seen a 95% drop-off in film production permits, according to an industry group.
Only 24 permits for adult films...