| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Sep 7, 2013
Re "How to build a better GOP," Opinion, Sept. 3
The GOP needs to tell better stories?
As a registered independent, I've heard all the stories from the GOP that I can stand. Who can forget "mission accomplished"? Mitt Romney had a great story to...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Nine for IX Female pioneers in...
| 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&...
| 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 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 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"My grandmother was a tailor," recalls Sonya Clark. "She was wonderfully strong, a little woman with a soprano voice and a shock of white hair. As long as I would sit and stitch with her, she would tell me stories about her life growing up in Jamaica."...
| Jun 30, 2013
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The Siege of Vicksburg was all about the Mississippi River. Whoever controlled Vicksburg controlled the river, and whoever controlled the river was going to win the Civil War.
"Vicksburg is the key," said President Lincoln....
| Mar 17, 2013
A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...