| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The sleek, 130-foot yacht dwarfed the wooden replica tied up alongside.
Five hundred years of maritime progress was on display. During a brief stay in Frankfort Harbor, the Niña drew the curious to this small northern Michigan town, providing a unique...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Since it opened in 1893, Bakersfield High School has been the pride of this city and its academic cornerstone, the place where the late Chief Justice Earl Warren graduated and students call themselves the Drillers in homage to the region's oil patch....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:45 PM
At 10:32 p.m. Sunday, Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer Al Chen called out the news to dozens of workers hunched over monitors full of data in JPL's Mission Control center: “Touchdown confirmed. We're safe on Mars.”
Cheers erupted and hugs...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:06 PM
We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday.
We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
We all feel it when gas prices spike. It's a pattern every four years that coincides with elections. Israel threatens to strike Iran, Iran threatens to block oil shipments and presidential candidates spew inflammatory rhetoric.
Suddenly, oil companies...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Once long ago, during my year as an old-fashioned rewrite-man at the National Enquirer, the demonic man who owned and ran the tabloid as if it and its journalists were a figment of his over-active imagination sent a reporter around the world in search...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say is responsible for 58 gas station robberies throughout the Los Angeles County, including in Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena.
The suspect -- dubbed the “Midnight...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
| Jul 26, 2010
Lawmakers will not approve a state budget for weeks and may not complete one until after the November election, Assemblyman Mike Gatto told a crowd of 30 Saturday in Glendale.
Gatto's forecast came during a town hall meeting in which he touted...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:49 PM
While the world watches Japan struggle to overcome the effects of a deadly tsunami, earthquakes and nuclear radiation leaks, Junko Nakayama watches more closely than most.
Nakayama, trainer for the La Crescenta Valley High School baseball team, said a...
| May 16, 2011
| 5:12 PM
BURBANK — The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport dropped 5% in March, confounding officials who on Monday said the decline was greater than expected.
The loss of 7,497 passengers compared with the same period last year was 2% lower than...