| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:00 PM
After dazzling your eyeballs at LACMA’s James Turrell exhibition across the street, do something similar for your ears at Tyler Adams’ solo debut at Steve Turner Contemporary.
Adams uses sound — low droning tones — and the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:19 AM
When Walt Arfons first strapped a jet engine onto a hot rod, experts thought the car would melt, explode or spin wildly out of control.
They were wrong.
Working in his family's old feed mill and hardware store on Pickle Road in Akron, Ohio, Arfons...
| Jun 11, 2013
Generic prescription drugs have to meet exacting standards for ingredients and quality, which you'd think would make them uniformly priced at pharmacies.
But that, of course, isn't the case. Generic drug prices can be all over the map, depending on...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:36 AM
A massive walkout of University of California patient care workers that began Tuesday could cost the system's medical centers up to $20 million, officials say.
The walkout is expected to last two days and involve more than 12,000 UC workers from the ...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Michael Jackson’s doctor showed warning signs that should have led concert promoter AEG to raise serious questions before letting him sign on as the singer’s physician for an anticipated comeback tour, a cardiologist testified Tuesday.
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:37 PM
From passed out on a floor to the Final Four — it has been a pulse-rate ride for Carl Hall.
"Oh man, it's been a long journey for me," Hall said.
Wichita State's senior forward, who overcame a heart condition that sidelined him for two years,...
| Jan 5, 2013
Pete Maravich came to town 25 years ago, Jan. 5, 1988. No newspaper, local or national, had an obituary prepared. No need, presumably.
Everything seemed normal that morning in the gymnasium at the First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena. Maravich had...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:39 PM
The gap in life expectancy between black and white Americans is smaller than it has ever been, thanks largely to a decline in the number of deaths resulting from heart disease and HIV infection, a new analysis has found.
That's the good news. The bad...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Seeking to bolster public confidence in how the Los Angeles Fire Department responds to emergencies and handles data, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has called on the City Council to dip into budget reserves to pay for six additional rescue ambulances and.......
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Human rights activists are concerned that a newly ratified Chinese criminal procedure law will officially sanction the torture and mistreatment of government critics.But some legal experts say the law, allowing police to hold suspects in an undisclosed...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The prize-winning writer Carlos Fuentes, modern Mexico’s greatest novelist and indefatigable author of screenplays, stories and often-scolding commentaries, died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City. He was 83....