| Mar 23, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Ana Rule stepped onto a balcony outside the Inn at the Black Olive Sunday morning to check the first results of an unusual air-monitoring effort — one intended to make sure official monitoring across the street is accurate.
The hotel in Baltimore'...
| Mar 25, 2014
Frontman for heavy metal GWAR
Dave Brockie, 50, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, was found dead Sunday evening at his...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis.
Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Paul Masvidal has played in some of America's most intense heavy metal bands for more than 20 years. Visit his Echo Park home, however, and it's clear he's finally found peace.
The 43-year-old singer-guitarist, sinewy and gently graying at the temples,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Heat wave, with more scorching days coming our way. Time to put those whites and rosés and, yes, reds in the fridge at the ready. But if you didn’t plan ahead, no worries. There’s more than one way to get that bottle cold.
To chill down a...
| 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 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 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa announced Monday at the Farnborough Airshow that Alcoa will forge the first-ever aluminum alloy fan blade in a jet engine.
Typically, fan blades have been made from titanium. General Electric is developing ceramic composite...
| Jul 16, 2014
Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one.
She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SELLER: David and Danielle Ganek
LOCATION: New York, NY
SIZE: 8,000 square feet,
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The always well-informed property gossips at the New York Observer snitched last week that former hedge fund manager David Ganek and...
| 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-...