| Oct 29, 2013
Re "A black box in your car? It's possible," Oct. 27
The federal gas tax, set at 18.4 cents per gallon 20 years ago, has not been increased for inflation and therefore does not provide enough revenue to pay for road construction and maintenance. The...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Harvard-Westlake School has plowed relentlessly forward to become one of the top college preparatory schools in the country.
But the Studio City academy appears to face formidable opposition in its latest bid to expand and improve its high school campus...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Bicyclists remind drivers all the time that they have as much right to be on the road as car drivers. OK, so should they be licensed like drivers are? We hear that from our commenters on the Roadshare page. I hear it from friends who, driving, get...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:11 PM
WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car.
The devices, which track every mile a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:31 PM
LYONS, Colo. — Six weeks after floods ravaged Colorado, this small town at the foot of the snow-covered Rockies was still without utilities, with 20% of homes damaged, most businesses shuttered and all roads in closed to the general public.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
With her Dodgers dogged by injuries, Emma Amaya made a stop before work at the Our Lady Queen of Angels church in downtown Los Angeles, where she lit a prayer candle for her boys in blue.
The next day, as the team prepared for game one of their series...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:06 PM
When downtown voters agreed last winter to bring back the Los Angeles streetcar, the campaign pitch sounded simple: a $125-million trolley through the heart of the central city, with funding split between federal grants and a new property tax.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:05 AM
With another BART strike in full effect Friday, Bay Area commuters crammed onto extra ferries and buses to get around the lack of rail service.
For some, the strike was a minor inconvenience, for others, the frustration of a protracted labor dispute...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:51 PM
WASHINGTON — In the grand scheme of the $16-trillion U.S. economy, the nearly three-week government shutdown and standoff over the debt ceiling may not look like much. Analysts estimate the loss at tens of billions of dollars, and reckon that much...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Most folks who buy a shiny new crossover do nothing with it except for commute to work or drive the kids to school.
But, we wonder, who needs back-seat Blu-ray and enough cargo space for four mountain bikes when the most you’re asking of your...