| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Rupert Murdoch's sprawling, $75-billion global empire has broken into two separate companies: 21st Century Fox and a much smaller News Corp.
Friday afternoon, just after the close of trading, the company finalized the transaction that had been in the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Hands-free phone use while driving — for talking or, especially, for texting — is just plain dangerous, said researchers at the University of Utah who have studied distracted driving for more than a decade.
In a study funded by the AAA...
| Jun 14, 2013
It's always amazing that we need academic studies to state the obvious, such as the one in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology a few years ago finding that people are happier during weekends.
No less amazing, though, is the knee-jerk...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From San Diego to the Central Coast, Southern California boasts dozens of casinos. Many of these are expansive casino resorts offering not just gaming, but first-class entertainment, four-star dining and spectacular spa facilities, as well. Here are a few...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's, which downgraded the U.S. credit rating nearly two years ago, said Monday it was more optimistic about the nation's long-term fiscal situation and had removed the negative outlook from the rating.
The automatic federal...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:16 AM
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A kiss-cam moment during a minor league baseball game in Fresno last week became an Internet sensation Wednesday night when the video went viral.
When the kiss cam showed its first couple at the Fresno...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
To generations of baseball fans, he was simply "Stan the Man."
Stan Musial, a legendary slugger for the St. Louis Cardinals who came to embody one of the sport's most successful franchises, died Saturday. He was 92.
Musial, who had Alzheimer's...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Santa Clarita gets credit rating upgrade: At a time when many California cities are facing major fiscal shortfalls, and even bankruptcy, Santa Clarita’s credit rating has been upgraded to AAA status--the highest score a municipality can receive...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 1AA First round, Tuesday, 7 p.m. #1 Redondo, bye Newport Harbor at Marlborough Long Beach Wilson at Dana Hills Ventura at Vista Murrieta Temecula Valley at Corona del Mar Dos Pueblos at Lakewood...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:24 AM
GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 1AA First round, Tuesday Newport Harbor d. Marlborough, 25-21, 19-25, 27-29, 25-22, 15-11 Dana Hills d. Long Beach Wilson, 25-19, 13-25, 25-21, 25-19 Vista Murrieta d. Ventura, 25-18, 25-22, 25-13...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:13 AM
GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 1AA Quarterfinals, Saturday Redondo d. Dana Hills, 25-13, 25-17, 12-25, 21-25, 18-16 Corona del Mar d. Mater Dei, 25-17, 25-19, 24-26, 25-23 Tesoro d. Long Beach Poly, 25-15, 25-18, 25-23 Marymount d....