| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Gandhi, Mandela and Castro took to the streets armed with certainty that the courts would never grant the change they desired. In the soppy legal drama "The Attorney," the protagonist eventually arrives at a similar conclusion as he embarks on a journey...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:15 PM
For Sheriff Lee Baca, it was a legacy moment. He was on Capitol Hill, testifying before a congressional hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims. Conservative lawmakers were grilling him, pressing him to acknowledge that the Muslim groups he...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Find the best and the brightest of the comic book world right here, before the books hit the shelves. Thumb […]...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
“Go die in a shallow grave you Muslim commie,” read the Facebook comment, which was directed at President Obama and posted by someone calling himself Coon Trapper.
But officials in the Village of Pleasantville, N.Y., say Coon Trapper was...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A couple of centuries ago, Northern California was a magnet for legions of men, young and old, in search of riches. They had heard that millions could be made by anyone who showed up and worked hard. Some did achieve great wealth, but most left with...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:41 PM
San Jose State University is assuming control of, and scaling back on, an online initiative with education provider Udacity, officials said Tuesday, putting in question a collaboration that once symbolized the brave new face of online learning....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Tom Laughlin, a filmmaker who drew a huge following for his movies about the ill-tempered, karate-chopping pacifist Billy Jack, died Thursday at a Thousand Oaks hospital. He was 82.
He had been in failing health for several years, his daughter Teresa...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:24 PM
It is becoming UCLA Coach Steve Alford's mantra: a call for defense.
Some Bruins basketball fans said former UCLA coach Ben Howland concentrated too much on defense, but it is what Alford worries about too.
Although Alford's 10-2 Bruins average 86.4...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Two days after a bomb threat shut down the Harvard campus during the intense final exam period, the student allegedly responsible for making the threats will appear in a Boston court.
Eldo Kim, 20, who was named in a criminal complaint, confessed to the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Martin Luther King, Jr., was honored Monday with parades, marches, a Google Doodle -- and a poignant plea to turn this holiday into a "No Shots Fired" Day.
The King Center, devoted to King's philosophy of nonviolence while working to eliminate poverty...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
With its rosy-cheeked sunsets and chiseled good looks, California is as fine a place as any to celebrate the solstice and all its attendant after-parties. Christmas, for one. After observing 55 of them, I'm starting to think this little celebration...