| May 27, 2012
LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see.
Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:19 PM
IRVINE — Lindsay Davenport got to Southern California less than five hours before Monday's Orange County Breakers season opener.
The Breakers' marquee player was playing at Wimbledon the day before. She won the ladies' invitational doubles title...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Passengers on a British Airways flight flying over the Atlantic were terrified when it was announced twice that their plane was about to land in the ocean.
The British Airways flight was at 35,000 feet and about halfway from Miami to London’s...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:50 AM
LONDON -- Can the Games actually begin? From airport tie-ups to security stumbles to the 50 shades of gray of London's "summer," British officials and organizers of the Olympics are fighting rising concerns over how ready this city is to host the world'...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London.
But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:55 PM
It's hip these days for everyone from world leaders to the Occupy Wall Street crowd to attack free-market, limited-government capitalism as wild and in need of control because it's supposedly the cause of the world economic collapse. This is a myth. It'...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:25 PM
LONDON — Every now and then Team USA women's basketball assistant coach Doug Bruno watches practice and his mind drifts.
Bruno, the longtime DePaul coach, sees U.S. teammates Candace Parker and Tamika Catchings and remembers when the former Ms....
| Aug 5, 2012
I have finally arrived in London for the second week of the Olympics! I've been watching all of the first week's competition on TV, and so I'm excited to now be in the middle of all the action. I was here in 2005 when London was awarded the 2012 games,...
| Aug 13, 2012
We watched the Closing Ceremonies at both the Switzerland House and a London pub. The locals loved it and the ceremonies became a British music singalong. It was a great atmosphere. Now I am back at Heathrow airport waiting for my flight home. It was...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:54 PM
Spending a couple of days in San Diego has been a treat, especially getting to see the 10-foot waves washing over the South Mission Beach jetty. About a half-mile away we spotted the waves lapping at the lower end of the Ocean Beach Pier.
It is always a...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Crew and passengers aboard an American Airlines flight from Chicago that made two unscheduled stops in Canada and Ireland will spend the night at a hotel and depart Wednesday for London, officials said.
Flight 98, a Boeing 777, left Chicago Monday...