| Mar 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Best way to deal with a house with limited storage space:
"I live in a house with limited storage space, which means I am constantly pruning my possessions. The upside is that I am forced to evaluate every purchase carefully; "Do I really need this...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I was at a spring home show and saw a few displays that featured beautiful stone. When I asked about what type of stone it was, the man said it was colored and textured concrete. I wasn't prepared for that answer! Are these products durable...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
As Judy Greiner strolled through San Francisco's Chinatown in the mid-20th century, she couldn't help noticing that the bespectacled Jewish bubbes and tattooed Asian gamblers were eyeing one another with wary respect.
You wouldn't want to meet a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The Los Angeles River that runs through Andrea Iniguez's Boyle Heights neighborhood looks exactly as it does in the movies, with just a trickle of water, graffiti spray-painted on the concrete walls and no wildlife.
But Saturday, the 15-year-old...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The seventh-grade boy looked down at his blank work sheet, unsure how to begin solving the multistep algebraic equation that the teacher had written on the white board.
After a moment's hesitation, he began building the equation, X + -2 = -6, with...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti wants buildings across Los Angeles to be graded for their seismic safety as part of an ambitious plan to help residents understand the earthquake risks of their office buildings and apartments.
Garcetti announced what would be the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a sign that the definition of prime office space is undergoing a dramatic shift, an old downtown Los Angeles office complex — once considered second rate — is now outperforming many of its newer, glitzier competitors.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:25 PM
When the first jolt hit, Fullerton Mayor Pro Tem Greg Sebourn was on the couch getting his 4- and 8-year-old daughters ready for bed.
As Sebourn rushed his screaming girls toward the door, another violent lurch knocked the mayor and one of his daughters...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:12 PM
North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Glendale Community College officials unveiled a donor wall Monday afternoon that has already raked in $21,000 for the college’s Garfield campus that hosts continuing education and certificate programs.
The wall, located in the courtyard of the...