| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A tidal wave of apps and digital fitness products — loaded with practical data and often inexpensive (or even free) — is making tech-free running a thing of the past. A survey from Freescale Semiconductor, the chip supplier behind Fitbit and...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:59 PM
SACRAMENTO—Every defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. That's the American way.
But it doesn't mean that anyone who has not been found guilty is qualified to hold public office.
Specifically right now, it doesn't mean that...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Jill Ellman was only 8, but she remembers military officials heading up the driveway and knocking on her family's door with the news that her father's Air Force bomber had crashed off the coast of Newfoundland.
The news had barely sunk in when the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:30 PM
If the five-toed shoe and the kettle bell were among the biggest innovations in workout gear in recent years, how do you make them better? That's the question that inventors face every day as they try to improve the seemingly unimprovable. Below, find...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: My husband and I are 56. We need to plan for retirement, but whenever the topic comes up, I find that either we have no idea or we disagree on what we will do during our retirement. Naturally, our activities during retirement will affect the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:46 AM
In March, Sukran Sir lost her father. Then she lost her job.
There was more bad news: The 58-year-old Ventura County resident was expecting to get unemployment benefits but hasn't heard whether she qualifies, despite two phone interviews.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Highland Park Patient Collective has been praised by Yelp reviewers for its sample room where patients can try their meds, its PlayStation 3 and stockpile of games and its cheap outdoor kush that's good for rolling blunts.
But don't expect the...
| Oct 23, 2013
Imagine a future in which real wages for most workers decline year after year; a future in which middle-class jobs that disappeared in the Great Recession won't be coming back; a future in which young Americans either squeeze into an increasingly...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Your personal information isn't safe.
That doesn't apply only to the 40 million Target shoppers whose credit and debit card numbers may now be in the hands of hackers.
It's a trend that's been clear for many years: The stewards of consumers'...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
We view the sports world this week from the outback of La Quinta. Rugged duty.
As the tournament, the Humana Challenge, moves from one lush golf course to another, players overcoming the occasional hardship of a shadow in their putting line, we find the...
| Dec 12, 2005
Do deep stretches after your workouts, when your muscles are warm and pliable. They'll lead to greater flexibility — and be easier — than those done at the beginning of your workouts. Here's a fun and effective way to stretch the backs of your...