| Jul 4, 2011
Getting out in nature for a hike or a trail run can offer an escape from the modern world. But that doesn't mean techie innovations should be left at home, especially when they enhance the experience in a quiet, unobtrusive way. If you want to get there...
| Jul 2, 2009
Alexis Arguello, who battled his way to three world boxing titles in the ring but lost several bouts with personal demons outside the ropes, was found dead early Wednesday at his home in Managua, Nicaragua. He was 57.
Police are investigating the death...
| Oct 5, 2009
Ernie "Indian Red" Lopez, a popular boxer in the 1960s and '70s who twice lost title fights before sellout crowds at the Forum and was found in a Texas homeless shelter just in time to be honored for his accomplishments in the ring, has died. He was 64....
| Dec 11, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Walter W. Williams, 117, the last living Civil War veteran, is in critical condition. âDear Jesus, I am writing to you instead of Santa because you are what Christmas is. I would like to say before we all forget happy birthday and thank you for the...
| Oct 2, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Lotus, beguiling Lotus. How much more video game and, well, toy-like can your cars get? That question was answered yesterday, a resounding "a lot more," with specifications and photos of the 2010 Lotus Exige S240, the hardtop, wide-winged, roof-scooped,...
| Oct 26, 2008
Sgt. Willie Burns had a Tommy gun on the bench in front of him when his 18 handpicked candidates arrived at the 77th Street station on the edge of Watts. It was a cool evening in November 1946, and the men came in topcoats and hats. Burns wore his low,...
| Jul 10, 2005
Do girls box? she asked, turning to her father one evening. Is it OK for girls to box?
Well, yeah, mija, they do, he answered. Sure, it's OK for girls to box.
They were sitting on the bed in his cramped apartment, faces lit by a flickering TV, eating...