Column | Aug 1, 2013 | 6:43 PM
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Column | Jan 14, 2014 | 5:01 PMAnita L. DeFrantz has her bags packed for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia — but heck, she's had her bags packed for athletic events around the world for the last 40 years, as a competitor and as a member of the International Olympic Committee (currently on the executive board) and the U.S. Olympic Committee (board member). DeFrantz was a bronze medalist in the first Olympics that allowed female rowers, in 1976. In her "free" time, she heads the LA84 Foundation, a legacy of L.A.'s 1984 Olympic Games that has brought sports opportunities to more than 2 million children. The executive who's been called the most powerful woman in sports has a few thoughts before dashing off to Sochi.
Column | Aug 7, 2013
Story | Oct 22, 2012 | 1:02 PM
Northern California weather: Snow and rain fell across much of Northern California on Monday, prompting some travel advisories and power outages as the first serious storm of the season hit the region.
Story | Jan 7, 2012 | 4:39 PM
Colombian government announced a "shock plan" to combat one of the nation's strongest drug gangs, Los Urabenos, who declared a two-day ban on business activities in a dozen northern cities last week.