| Jul 12, 2013
Tired of the shuttle-bus lines, the candy wrappers, the oh-the-humanity crowds that threaten to spoil the Yosemite experience? Have we got a summer place for you. The sleepy June Lake Loop offers all the joys of the Sierra with a fraction of the fuss....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being.
For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Among the far-reaching effects of the ongoing government shutdown is the lack of staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is about to put a major crimp in the Alaskan fishing industry. The problem is so great that it's even...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby.
With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:20 PM
When Paul Greengrass directs a thoroughly dramatic tale based on true events and Tom Hanks takes on the title role, you think you know what to expect. But just you wait — the piercingly realistic "Captain Phillips" will exceed your expectations....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Negotiations are underway for the sale of a prime 6.3-acre slab of empty land in downtown Los Angeles near the Staples Center and the L.A. Live entertainment complex.
A Shanghai-based real estate company called Greenland Holdings Group announced late...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:22 AM
Fishermen tend to nets piled on wharf next to their boats at Fishermen's Wharf in Los Angeles Harbor....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Bill Okal's opening line is one of the oldest tricks in the close-up magic book: undersell your talent, then dazzle them with your best cards.
"I really only do two tricks," the Bakersfield resident says apologetically to the two families standing in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:37 PM
By now, the trio of fishermen from California, Colorado and Texas were supposed to be world record holders.
But two months after hooking a mako shark that apparently weighed in at more than 1,300 pounds, the anglers have yet to even file the paperwork...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:12 PM
It took Caleb Newton just about a minute to reel in the record-breaking 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead fish that he caught earlier this summer in northern Virginia.
It took the International Game Fish Assn. considerably longer to confirm that...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Looking to celebrate the Fourth with a bang?
Here are some of the places hosting celebrations and professional fireworks shows:
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- Cudahy: Cudahy Park, 5220 Santa Ana St., fireworks at 9 p.m.
- La Mirada: La...