| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Officials have revealed some details of space shuttle Endeavour's aerial tour of California, a final flight that is to include low-level passes over the state Capitol, San Francisco and several Los Angeles landmarks.
Riding piggyback on a modified 747...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Jet Propulsion Laboratory research scientist John Trauger helped prepare the space shuttle Endeavour for one of its critical missions in 1993. He will be looking on with a sense of nostalgia as the craft makes its last pass over Jet Propulsion...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:53 AM
The days when parents could drop kids off at Disneyland for the day, leaving it up to Mickey and Goofy to watch over the youngsters, are over.
Walt Disney Co. has unveiled a new admission policy requiring that children entering any of its U.S.-based...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:50 PM
My youngest son just celebrated his 9th birthday and I’m a little melancholy about it. He is coming to the end of pure childhood and, being my youngest child, I am coming to the end sharing in the wonder of his world.
He still believes in Santa...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:32 PM
So you’ve just inherited a struggling communist nation from a dad who took synchronized gymnastics shows to a whole new level and you want to set a new party tone.
For North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, this is achieved with some help from...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:42 PM
In defrauding at least 50 politicians and others of more than $7 million, campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee spun a tangled financial web to cover her business payroll and mortgage payments and try to stay ahead of investigators, while also paying for...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) introduced a bill Monday to create a system in California to warn the public seconds in advance of an earthquake.
The warning system, which is already implemented in Japan, could give people as long as one minute to...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Elvia Huizar felt alone during the four years she spent in the U.S. Air Force, part of which she spent in Iraq.
She didn't find the sisterhood she had expected. The men formed close bonds with each other. However, she and other women put up walls,...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:36 PM
We Californians like to point out that we lack for nothing in our great state.
Beaches to frolic or laze upon, mountains to hike, bike and ski, deserts with their stark beauty. Every shade of urban sprawl. Small-town living slow as molasses, big-city...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's annual open house allows space geeks and budding young scientists a rare peek inside the missions behind the La Caņada Flintridge facility.
But the popular event, scheduled for June 8 and 9, has been canceled because of...
| Nov 24, 2010
Creative, professional and energetic, A Noise Within's adaptation of "Great Expectations" is a force to be reckoned with. The cast and crew of Glendale's classical theater company take on the Charles Dickens novel, brilliantly adapted by playwright Neil...
| Jun 30, 2010
Boy Scouts from the Verdugo Hills Council had a dry run on Saturday of what they'll be doing on their first day at the National Jamboree later this month at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia.
Members put up their tents and eating areas and built their gateway,...