| May 17, 2014
Regular readers of The Times' letters page probably won't be surprised to learn that this is the third straight week the Donald Sterling scandal has drawn more submissions than any other topic. And they're starting to get fed up by it.
After the story...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:00 AM
You wouldn't expect the county's top prosecutor to step up to a microphone and say it's time to stop locking up so many people. But that's exactly what L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey did last week. She told the county Board of Supervisors that, in...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:30 AM
What's the first sign that the holidays are upon us? The ugly, inflatable six-foot Santas on sale with the Fourth of July mosquito candles? The delicate strains of "The Little Drummer Boy" wafting over your back-to-school shopping in September? Or is it...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Groundhog Day passed uneventfully at the Funny Money house, where we do, indeed, have our very own groundhog, despite several visits from the local trapping service to drag the critter out from under our deck before his tunneling damages the foundation....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When Rob Rogers woke up the morning of Dec. 8 and looked at an ominous weather forecast predicting several inches of snow or the threat of freezing rain, he knew exactly where he wanted to be.
The 24-year-old Hampden resident rushed to his computer,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday:
It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:28 AM
After two days of major disruptions and cancellations, Metra trains ran normal schedules this morning though some commuters waited more than half an hour in the cold because of delays.
Most of the delays were on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe line,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Pau Gasol considered the question. Was this the worst loss he'd ever experienced in the regular season?
There were surely more painful ones in his career, but they were followed by months of basketball silence — Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals:...
| Nov 8, 2013
Stroll end to end at IndieCade, a now-annual game festival and conference in Culver City, and there’s as much for the spectator as there is for the player.
Look right, and four people are walking around with robots on their heads, walk left and...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:50 PM
There are things worse than death. One could, for example, wake up each morning to find it's the day before your 16th birthday — again. In "Haunter," Lisa (Abigail Breslin) lives this "Groundhog Day" nightmare day after day, a rebellious teen doomed...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:06 PM
And on this week's episode of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival ...
As attendees happily filed into the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Friday for the second and final weekend of the Goldenvoice-promoted Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,...