| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:56 AM
The World Boxing Council on Thursday ordered negotiations to begin between heavyweights Chris Arreola of Riverside and top-ranked contender Bermane Stiverne to arrange the bout that will fill the world title left vacant by Vitali Klitschko.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Occidental Petroleum Corp. will pay $14 million to its former chairman Ray Irani as part of a severance agreement, ending a year of turmoil and drama at the oil giant.
Irani was ousted by shareholders from Occidental's board in a dramatic annual meeting...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Ray Irani, once the highest paid executive in the oil industry, is getting a $14-million lump sum as part of a $26-million settlement after being ousted as chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Irani, who joined the Los Angeles oil company in 1983...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The Palm Springs International Film Festival gala or, as Tom Hanks called it, "This little, intimate, Sonny Bono rec-room chicken dinner get-together for two-and-a-half-thousand people," took place Saturday night. Meryl Streep picked up an award. So did...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The sardine fishing boat Eileen motored slowly through moonlit waters from San Pedro to Santa Catalina Island, its weary-eyed captain growing more desperate as the night wore on. After 12 hours and $1,000 worth of fuel, Corbin Hanson and his crew returned...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:06 PM
MAKENA STATE PARK, Hawaii — After a record year of attacks across the Hawaii archipelago, sharks were not far from Colin Dececco's mind as the sun went down on the long white strip of sand here on a recent Sunday evening.
He and his daughter had...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:26 PM
SEATTLE — The largest open-pit mine in North America, proposed for Alaska's wild and remote Bristol Bay region, would have a devastating effect on the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery and the Alaska Natives and fishermen who depend on it,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:15 PM
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The World Boxing Council on Monday stripped Vitali Klitschko of his heavyweight belt, proclaiming him "emeritus champion," with the right to return to fight for the title again.
Klitschko, however, is...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Jeff Fangman had just moved to Southern California when he got the idea to take his wife and daughter down to the beach for a little fishing.
He cast in his line and waited on the shoreline at Camp Pendleton.
It wasn’t long before the U.S....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Myles Jack, UCLA’s linebacker-turned-running back, is old news.
Ishmael Adams was the new defensive player sparking the Bruins’ offense Saturday in the 38-33 loss to Arizona State.
Adams, a sophomore cornerback, returned kicks for the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production.
The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...