| Oct 22, 2010
It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response.
The drill was in...
| Nov 6, 2010
Impermanence. Though it creeps up on us silently, change has a habit of striking in the moment. Like the long-building earthquake that jolts us from sleep; or seasons that argue thunderously with wild temperature fluctuations before one relents....
| Aug 4, 2010
| 5:39 PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies swarmed Memorial Park on Tuesday night, but they weren't there to give out tickets or make arrests. Instead, they joined foothill residents in presenting a united front against crime as part of the 27th annual...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:15 PM
University of Chicago researchers aim to design prostheses that will not only be able to move, but would also provide amputees and quadriplegics a sense of touch.
In an underground laboratory at the University of Chicago, neuroscientist Sliman Bensmaia...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 1:48 PM
In case Ken Splithoff's friends are reading this, the Carpentersville, Ill., auto aficionado has a few things on his holiday wish list: remote-controlled cars, subscriptions to hot rod magazines and a coupon for a racecar driving course.
"I did that a...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 2:59 PM
If you believe the results of a recent Zogby International poll, we’re more dependent on the Internet than ever.
When asked what technology they could not live without, 28 percent of those surveyed said high-speed Internet, by far the most frequent...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Marshal Matt Dillon died early this month. Dillon, a man made famous by actor James Arness, left us with memories of a tough Western frontier town coping with lots of bad guys and an occasional bad girl. Yes, I know that it was James Arness who died,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Today Comcast rolled out technical and equipment customer support service plans for South Florida Comcast customers. Need help setting up your wireless network? Do you have a nasty computer virus problem? This plan is meant to help on a year round, 24-...
| Mar 20, 2009
Chrysler was the first to offer in-car wireless as a dealer option late last year, and now Cadillac plans to do the same in April for its CTS Sedan using the same hardware and service from Autonet Mobile. Yesterday, on......
| Jun 14, 2010
Microsoft ended their press conference during the E3 media expo with info about the new smaller, sleeker Xbox 360. The console is shipping to retailers today, meaning it will be available this week. For the first time, a 360 console will have wireless...
| Jun 15, 2010
Nintendo revealed new details and showed off their glasses-free 3D portable gaming system – the Nintendo 3DS – at their E3 press conference today. With a 3DS in hand, Nintendo CEO and President Satoru Iwata talked about the hardware and some...