| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, DC, where a U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:29 AM
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — You know the story of the Battle of Gettysburg. You know that the two sides met on a 9-square-mile battlefield in the Cumberland Valley of Pennsylvania, and you know that for three days in July 1863 cannons boomed and guns fired...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP is honored to be recognized by the National Law Journal for obtaining four of the top verdicts and settlements of 2012:
- Alegre v. L.a. Fitness International, LLC
- Burke v. City of San Diego
- Hernandez v. County of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you routinely hear voices, hallucinate, sink into suicidal depression or suffer inescapable torment, Los Angeles has a place for you.
The county jail.
On Monday, the jail held 3,200 inmates diagnosed with a mental illness and accused of a crime....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The Civil War battle of Gettysburg was fought from July 1-3, 1863, Union troops defeated Confederate forces and halted General Robert E. Lee’s invasion of the North. The battle, in which more than 40,000 soldiers were killed or wounded, was a...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:07 AM
GROVELAND, Calif. — The Rim fire has burned into Yosemite National Park and into the record books, consuming 222,777-acres. It is now 40% contained.
Officials said progress continued, despite hot conditions and some winds overnight.
| Aug 28, 2013
One hundred years separate Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at the 1963 March on Washington. They are linked by the history of America's defining struggle, and they are inseparable in imagery, as...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This week, for reasons only the online gods know, Dolly Parton burst into the social media conversation when news of her Dollywood theme park expansion collided with two different memes involving her classic country song "Jolene." The result has been a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- Cleaning and preservation crews have finished removing green paint that was splashed on the iconic statue inside the Lincoln Memorial three weeks ago, the National Park Service announced.
The vandalism was discovered on July 26 after...
| Jul 17, 2013
Re "For Gavin Newsom, it's lonely just below the top," Column One, July 15
With Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom having no influence on Jerry Brown, clearly our governor does not subscribe to Abraham Lincoln's "team of rivals" leadership style. So if Newsom...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
As talk of a boycott against the movie of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" began to gain traction last week, I found myself thinking about the project not as a story, but rather as a crucible of sorts. The film has come under scrutiny because of Card&...