| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:27 PM
When Max Wong first "outed" herself to her neighbors, she wondered when the police would be knocking on her door. Until then, she had kept her passion a secret.
But Wong said most of her Mount Washington neighbors were simply puzzled. Beekeeping?...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Los Angeles City Council took its first step Wednesday to explore whether beekeeping should be allowed in residential zones, asking city staff to report back on the idea.
Backyard beekeepers want Los Angeles to join New York, Santa Monica and...
| Feb 5, 2014
Re "Glove law steams chefs," Feb. 2
Your article about complaints from chefs over California's new law requiring restaurant workers to use gloves for handling ready-to-eat food misses an important point. Gloves seem like a good idea at first, but Mother...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Miranda Kerr sure is one busy supermodel — the Australian beauty is the newest face of H&M.
The fast-fashion brand made the announcement Tuesday via Instagram video.
"You got it right! International supermodel @mirandakerr is our...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:53 AM
As if it weren’t bad enough to breathe already, a new study has detected traces of more than 1,300 species of microbes in some of Beijing’s most polluted air.
Most of the microbes detected by scientists were harmless bacteria that are...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Originals An encounter with a witch...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The top public health official in Charleston, W. Va., has added to widespread criticism of the decision to declare drinking water safe despite a critical lack of scientific data about the coal-washing chemical that spilled into the Elk River on Jan. 9....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Gradual exposure to peanut protein powder over six months helped more than half of kids with peanut allergies learn to tolerate the equivalent of about 10 peanuts per day, according to the results of a new clinical trial.
The Phase 2 trial also found...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:27 PM
First, federal regulators couldn’t explain the possible health dangers posed by the mysterious coal-cleansing chemical that spilled into West Virginia’s drinking water -- except that pregnant woman shouldn’t drink it even after the water...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Delaney Paterno has been a Girl Scout for five years, but only this year has she tasted any of the cookies she works so hard to sell.
That’s because she was diagnosed with celiac disease as a toddler, and gluten -- found in wheat, barley and rye...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Few of us expect to find ourselves riding in the back of an ambulance, yet in 2012 nearly 600,000 people in Los Angeles County were transported to hospital emergency rooms. And that's just in response to 911 calls.
But how does it work? Where do they...