| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:32 PM
— Ryan Williams isn't exactly one to show too much emotion.
His family likes to joke about the lanky quarterback's uncanny ability to deal with whatever punches life throws at him, but even he admits the past few months have been a roller...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
As the temperature rises and the day lengthens, summer slowdown creeps into almost every workplace. But this summer, a growing number of professionals are strategically using the downtime to rebalance.
Experts estimate that when vacation mindset seeps...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Surprise! A new Las Vegas resort will open six days ahead of schedule, it has announced.
SLS Las Vegas will welcome guests beginning Aug. 23. Previously, a Labor Day weekend opening had been planned. (Labor Day is Sept. 1.)
The new property at Las...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:15 PM
It's a job sort of like picking the wine for a table of sommeliers. Canadian artist and director Guy Maddin and Los Angeles-based film writer Kim Morgan, who are married, have been named guest directors of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A classic ride that was once the fastest and tallest roller coaster in the world will retire this summer after thrilling generations of riders at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
But will Colossus rise again?
The 1978 wooden racing coaster will "end its 36-...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:06 AM
I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing.
Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Marco Andretti finished ninth in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500, one spot better than he did a year ago at his "hometown" track.
But Andretti may have been even more frustrated than he was in 2013 when a fuel-mileage issue derailed a car that had led for 88...
| Jul 5, 2014
Some random thoughts on summer to weigh as you sit on your deck on this July 5th morning sipping coffee amid the debris of yesterday's cookout while the shock and awe of neighborhood fireworks still rings in your ears:
Speaking of which … can...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
I’m not too interested, frankly, in how you’re going to spend your Fourth. I’m more curious about how you spent your third, and your second.
If you’re like many other working people, you spent them cramming. You spent them...