| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Around midnight, armed with flashlights, Mexican immigration agents halted "La Bestia" — the Beast.
"Come down!" "Come over here!" they shouted at the migrants clinging to the top and sides of the freight train.
Some migrants scrambled, hoping...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Yes, those are models on the cover of Vogue's September issue. Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss, to be exact.
Anna Wintour and her well-heeled minions seem to have accepted digital media's clout, because these aren't just any models; they'...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:23 PM
I never met Ella Christensen, known by many in Huntington Beach as the queen of the pier.
What else would you call someone who at one time owned three thriving businesses on the city's most iconic structure? The Tackle Box, Neptune's Locker and the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:21 AM
On a small hill overlooking an area of Ferguson where rioters ravaged stores Sunday night, a crowd of youths stared down police and reveled in the confrontation late Monday.
Little could be seen of what lay at the bottom of the hill, where bright police...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Every year the super-rich and the mega-rich meet at the Monterey Car Week to show off their prize automobiles, to charge out of history in vintage races with antique race cars, and to compete with each other for awards on the fairways of Pebble Beach,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The protesters, almost all of them black, raised their fists and chanted, “We shall not be moved!”
Down the hill, advancing against them late Monday night, were police officers in gas masks and riot gear, most of them white.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
It took a personal meeting with James Brown for singer Lee Fields to realize he was himself and not just a talented mimic called Little JB.
In 1973, Fields had been putting out Brown covers like "Bewildered" and energetically funky singles such as "Let'...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:03 PM
It was the first day of Donald Sterling's final desperate fight for the Clippers, the first day of his last battle for the reputation of his sanity and the ownership of his basketball team.
And he didn't show.
"We call Donald Sterling!" lawyer...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
My desk at The Times faces out onto Spring Street and LAPD headquarters. Normally it’s a pretty dull view, a lot of gray concrete and slim ribbons of glass.
But around 4:30 each afternoon, something quite wonderful happens: The shadow of what must...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
You know you've seen her somewhere. She's funny, she's (usually) a redhead — maybe she's Kathy Griffin? No, not her.
Who is she? That actress who has been in a million romantic comedies? Always the sidekick? You must know her name.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Episode 7 of the All-Star season took the teams from Sri Lanka to the Eternal City, which the contestants had to figure out meant Rome. They all knew that - eventually. Rachel's first thought was Ethiopia.
After another non-elimination leg, the...