| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Take away their leading scorer and starting goalie, and the Ducks still win.
Forced to adapt through a Sunday scratch of acknowledged leader Ryan Getzlaf (upper-body injury) and a last-minute illness to goalie Jonas Hiller, the Ducks weathered being...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Spoiler alert: The following post contains revelations about Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead."
Forget the zombies. When it comes to “The Walking Dead,” no one has shown more guts this season than Carol Peletier.
In the course...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Let's just get the ending out of the way first. Because the final shot of "Internment" is probably the least surprising cliffhanger of the season so far. Yes, the Governor is back.
However, viewers shouldn't expect the big, bad villain of last season to...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:20 PM
As much as was made about the difficulty of the Ducks' eight-game trip, the four-game stretch that starts Tuesday in Florida is potentially the real trap.
"It could be a grind," Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said.
Though the Ducks' journey begins in rare...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:22 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
An illness that caused flu-like symptoms among roughly 20 students at an elementary school in Watts last week has spread to another school, sickening about 10 others, Los Angeles...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:07 AM
"The Walking Dead" proves unpredictable once again! You thought last week's episode was a one-off detour into the Governor's activities since last season, and this week would return us to the exploits of Rick, Glenn and the rest of the prison crew. But...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:57 PM
For many of us, this is a time to be thankful for the blessings we enjoy.
For others, it's another week of wondering if there'll be enough food to keep the family fed.
At least 4 million Californians are struggling with what's called food insecurity...
| Oct 17, 2013
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time.
Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Orange County district attorney's investigators have raided the offices of an Upland law firm accused of bullying civic leaders across Southern California in its aggressive representation of police and their unions.
The search of Lackie, Dammeier,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The 2009 H1N1 "swine flu" epidemic killed up to 203,000 people across the globe -- a death toll 10 times greater than initially estimated by the World Health Organization, researchers say.
In a study published Tuesday in the journal Plos Medicine,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Los Angeles County's mortality rate dropped 19% between 2001 and 2010, according to a new report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Data compiled for the report, which was released Monday, showed that death rates due to coronary...