| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:44 AM
About 400 people gathered Thursday evening at the steps of Pasadena City Hall to mourn a youth sports coach killed by stray gunfire on Christmas morning in Pasadena. Victor McClinton, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department technician, was...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The University of California’s Board of Regents has long been considered among the most plum of gubernatorial appointments. It has been compared by past members to the College of Cardinals at the Vatican. Former Gov. Pat Brown said it was akin to ...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:54 AM
American photographer John Wells Rahill crossed the Pacific and made the long journey to Russia in 1917, where he cataloged life....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A YMCA housing tenant was stabbed Monday morning during a dispute with a janitor at the Louise Street building, officials said. The tenant, 47, and the janitor, 66, who sustained blunt force trauma to the head, were taken to Los......
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Kobe Bryant didn't practice Tuesday for the second consecutive day because of a sore ankle and strained right foot, but he expects to be nearly at full strength when the Lakers play Utah on Wednesday.
"Hopefully I'll be about 90% by tomorrow ... put this...
| Dec 2, 2012
Amid reports of widespread sexual abuse of children in the late 1980s, several leading youth organizations began conducting criminal background checks of volunteers and staff members.
Big Brothers Big Sisters ordered the checks for all volunteers...
| Aug 11, 2012
With temperatures heating up, it's a good time to take your workout to the water.
After years of getting a bad rap as "senior-cize," water workouts are finally moving into the younger mainstream, as they did years ago in Europe, Japan and South America,...
| Aug 18, 2012
I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term.
"I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
| Aug 18, 2012
Training for stair-climbing events isn't easy without stairs, which is why people in L.A. are at a disadvantage compared with those who live in 60-story apartment buildings in Manhattan. According to Chris Solarz, who last year set a Guinness World Record...
| Dec 16, 2012
To generations of children attending summer camp in the Santa Monica Mountains, Grant Gerson was the happy-go-lucky guy in the boots and cowboy hat who brought the West alive for them.
Gerson, who opened the Calamigos Star C Ranch in 1947, died Dec. 6...
| Nov 14, 2012
Jack Gilbert, a poet who eschewed conventions of career and writing style to develop a singular voice that combined intellectual heft with a spare specificity of language that made him among the major figures of American poetry over the last half-century,...