| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:01 PM
“Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez had recently married when now-Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Christopher Goffard ran into him in the visiting area at San Quentin State Prison.
Ramirez had already been sentenced to death after being convicted...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Some students and workers in the area of Santa Monica College said they first mistook the sound of gunfire for firecrackers.
Nathaniel Westveer, a 24-year-old visual effects artist, was working in his second-story office near Pico and Cloverfield...
| Jul 22, 2013
More than 1,000 women employees work at the Star-Kist tuna cannery on Terminal Island....
| Mar 15, 2011
With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools.
Japan is the...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:46 PM
From late morning to afternoon, images of a man with many hats and faces rolled by on the big TV monitor in the State House main hall: William Donald Schaefer in full white chef's garb, done up as George Washington crossing the Delaware, wearing a...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:06 PM
An aging, little-used power plant in Williamsport is slated to be closed later this year rather than meet new federal air-pollution limits, its owner announced Thursday, in what could be a spate of such shutdowns resulting from the controversial Obama...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:53 AM
Today's forecast calls for showers and thunderstorms with a high temperature around 59 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight with a low temperature around 39 degrees.
Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A host of prescription drugs have been in low supply around the United States for some time, but doctors have been warning about a particularly acute shortage of a set of life-saving cancer drugs.
Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today that...
| Oct 9, 2011
Nearly 130 employees who work for a third-party food-services operation at Walt Disney Co. offices in Burbank and Glendale are slated to be laid off in early November, according to the California Employment Development Department.
The firm, Lifeworks...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Rather than the Washington political circus that undoubtedly will mark Congress' upcoming hearings into the collapse of Solyndra, the government-subsidized solar panel maker, the company's problems should be viewed as an unfortunate bump in the road...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:13 AM
We have all been reading a lot about the Solyndra story of late, with numerous articles in the national news detailing the U.S. Department of Energy's support for this now-defunct solar energy manufacturer. The situation deserves the proper scrutiny of...