| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Local healthcare providers have started to weigh in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, with one hospital calling it “a victory for patient care.”
The court ruled 5-4 today to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Local hospitals on Thursday roundly endorsed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's Affordable Care Act. With the cloud of uncertainty all but wiped away, representatives said the focus would turn to preparing for the future.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Verdugo Hills Hospital, for the last 40 years an independent hospital, has entered into merger talks with USC’s Keck Medical Center, officials said Tuesday.
Members of the Verdugo Hills board of directors voted at a June meeting to partner with...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Saturn has its famous rings and Jupiter is the granddaddy of the solar system, but no planet has entranced earthlings quite like Mars.
Humans have launched 40 spacecraft to the Red Planet, lured by the prospect that life might once have existed in what...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone.
The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:39 AM
For Larry King, the death of Osama bin Laden provided an awakening.
The veteran talk show host had been nudged toward the door by CNN in 2010 after 25 years of interviewing such titans as Frank Sinatra, Tom Cruise and Barack Obama. After that, King had...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill.
On one side,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate?
That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) came to La Caņada Flintridge on Wednesday to decry the partisan division in Congress and warn that it could lead to economic devastation.
“This is a terrible way to run a government. It is a byproduct, I think, of an...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) toured NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Thursday afternoon, one day after Gov. Jerry Brown visited the La Caņada Flintridge campus.
One of her first questions for scientists was about Mars’ current climate....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Call it art imitating life.
The Clint Eastwood cut-out overlooking the Glendale (2) Freeway now has its empty chair -- a nod to the film director's much talked about appearance at the Republican National Convention last week.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Former California Gov. Gray Davis is a delegate this week to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Barack Obama will tonight accept his party's nomination for a second term. Davis, whose second term in office was cut short...