| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:07 PM
In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark.
Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Former North Chicago school board member Gloria Harper sat perfectly still as she listened to her own recorded voice echoing last week through a federal courtroom. In the undercover recording from years earlier, Harper could be heard admitting to her co-...
| Jul 22, 2014
Does that ancient avocado green refrigerator or the ugly view of the alley out the bedroom window stand in the way of your domestic bliss? There's a fix for that. But what about the cost? And what changes are you allowed to make if you only rent?
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
From over-the-top gaudy to understated elegant, diamonds, watches, jewelry, bullion and coins bought by federal criminals with stolen money will hit the auction block Friday.
A 5.25-carat diamond ring, a ruby-eyed golden crucifix and a bejeweled...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Astronomers have spotted an Earth-like planet orbiting a single star in a two-star system, roughly 3,000 light-years away.
The newly found world is the second Earth-like planet to be observed in a compact binary star system, but its discovery...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica.
On board the steam...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a movie version of K.L. Going's "King of the Screwups."
Alloy's president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on board to produce the project.
Going's novel, published in 2010, centers on a...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
The California Department of Public Health's new cap on the water contaminant chromium 6 is set to take effect July 1 after the limit received final approval from an administrative arm of the department last week.
The Office of Administrative Law's...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BUYER: Jimmy and Jane Buffett
LOCATION: Beverly Hills, Calif.
SIZE: 4,322 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Jimmy Buffett, He-Rah of Margaritaville fame and fortune, enjoys a reputation among his legions of fans --...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Republican Janet Nguyen was, by a large margin, the top vote-getter over Democratic former Assemblyman Jose Solorio in an Orange County primary race Tuesday that sets the stage for the two to square off again in the November general election.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A band that helped pioneer the dual-guitar attack, has a dozen gold and platinum albums and was ranked by MTV as the second "Greatest Metal Band" of all time says on its website that it will play Allentown’ new PPL......