| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it.
But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
| Jun 17, 2012
Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has listed his house in the Hollywood Hills at $1.995 million.
Built in 1933 as a Spanish-style home with a red tile roof, the house was modernized by mid-century architect Hal Levitt, who used it as his personal...
| Feb 29, 2012
As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. "Buck" Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.
And after then-Gov. Ronald Reagan appointed...
| Jul 29, 2012
NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old captain of the New York Knicks is translating that ink to the page with a new book series he's...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It's history they were talking about.
The verdict that landed like a slap in the face. The smoke that rose over the city in columns of protest. The rampant looting and savage beatings.
They were talking about nothing less than the evolution of a city...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:07 PM
With the top overall pick in the WNBA draft the Sparks selected Nnemkadi Ogwumike on Monday.
Ogwumike, a 6-foot-2 forward from Stanford, led her team this season to a No. 1 regional seeding and a fourth straight Final Four appearance while averaging 22.5...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:20 PM
We need a new rule: You cannot go to a bowl game unless you are in the top 25. Some 70 teams will play bowl games this year, including 6-7 Georgia Tech. Wisconsin comes to the Rose Bowl with five losses.
What's this, AYSO? Every player gets a bowl game?...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
UCLA and San Francisco moved up their season baseball opener at Jackie Robinson Stadium on Friday to a noon start to beat the rain, and the two starting pitchers, Gerrit Cole and Matt Lujan, engaged in a memorable pitchers' duel.......
| Feb 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
All-American Trevor Bauer, the nation's leader in strikeouts last season, struck out 10 in 7 2/3 innings and picked up the victory on Saturday for UCLA, which improved to 2-0 with a 4-1 win over San Francisco at Jackie Robinson......
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:34 PM
This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....
| Apr 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
In Saturday's L.A. Times, columnist Sandy Banks takes us inside an unusual dinner venue -- the Jackie Robinson Center in Pasadena. But it's located in a part of Pasadena that has more in common with South-Central Los Angeles, according to......