| Oct 12, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Holly Plunkett, 26 of Silverlake, left, and Carissa Sanchez, 28 of Marina Del Rey, enjoy some Scotch highballs during the Jonathan Gold's Second Annual Union Station Cocktail Party. On Saturday, savvy imbibers gathered at Jonathan Goldâs second annual...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 9:34 PM
LONDON â It wasn't love. It could have been adventure. Or maybe she just got lost. It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar,......
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:34 PM
At San Bruno City Hall about 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Police Cdr. Noreen Hanlon told reporters: âThis is an active death investigation. We are still trying to preserve the crime scene.â She and other officers then accompanied a busload of reporters,......
| Jun 7, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Military prosecutors have decided to appeal a court decision that overturned the conviction of Lawrence Hutchins, the former Marine sergeant and squad leader still behind bars for the 2006 execution-style killing of an Iraqi man. Hutchins, 26, now in the....
| Oct 18, 2010
It's autumn in New England
The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door.
People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
| Jul 25, 2010
Fur, Fortune, and Empire
The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America
Eric Jay Dolin
W.W. Norton, 444 pp., $29.95
In "Company of Adventurers," the first of a three-part history of the Hudson's Bay Co., Peter C. Newman wrote: "Seldom has an animal...
| Sep 17, 2010
Soca musician of 'Hot Hot Hot' fame
Alphonsus "Arrow" Cassell, 60, a soca musician who won global fame with his 1982 hit "Hot Hot Hot," died Wednesday of complications from brain cancer at his home on the Caribbean island of...
| Mar 6, 2011
In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition."
| May 28, 2011
Donald R. Kubly, a former president of Art Center College of Design who presided over its move from Los Angeles to a custom-built campus in the Pasadena foothills, died of natural causes Thursday at his home near the school. He was 93.
His death was...
| Apr 14, 2008
As you cruise car shows in the greater Los Angeles area, you might notice that muscle cars from the 1970s are increasing in popularity. Phil Skinner, editor of Kelley Blue Book's "Early Model Values Guide," agrees. He's the sort who would rather spend...
| Jan 19, 2008
Figuring out the value of a collectible car these days can be more like an episode of "CSI" than "Antiques Roadshow."
Sure, a vehicle's condition and relative rarity are keys to its price on the auction block, but potential buyers have to be as concerned...