| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:10 PM
SACRAMENTO — Jerry Brown is now the longest-serving governor in California history. That doesn't put him up there with the greats. But it's starting to look like he could get close.
Brown also could stumble over some bullet-train tracks or be...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:03 PM
How would you and your car like to move to Ft. Wayne, Ind.? Or Davenport, Iowa?
Because the roads there are twice as good as L.A.’s -- or to put it more correctly, they’re only half as bad.
The roads from Santa Ana to Santa Clarita are the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Architect Frank Gehry's design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington has experienced another setback, with the commission behind the memorial abruptly canceling a planned Thursday presentation in front of a federal agency....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:11 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is neither as good as it might have been nor as bad as survivors of "The Paperboy" may have feared. An ambitious and overdue attempt to create a Hollywood-style epic around the experience of black Americans in general and the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The year's first serving of Oscar bait has arrived on a silver platter in the form of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a star-studded historical drama starring Forest Whitaker as an African American butler working at the White House through multiple...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
WASHINGTON--The controversial design for a planned memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower is moving ahead, despite continuing opposition from the Eisenhower family and threats from Congress to pull funding.
On Thursday, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, which...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Moviegoers well-acquainted with Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels’ eyebrow-raising filmic oeuvre may be shocked to learn that his latest movie, “The Butler,” seems, at first blush, rather short on salacious surprises. This from the...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rickie Fowler and the Masters clash. Let us count the ways.
First, there is the color thing. Masters green has a pureness that presents a cooling combination of grass and lime. Fowler green, a shirt-and-pants outfit he wore during...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:28 AM
The Eisenhower family told a congressional panel Tuesday that it supports a bill that would do away with architect Frank Gehry's design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington and halt any additional federal funding for the design....