| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:27 PM
St. Francis High named Matt Luderer as the school’s new athletic director July 1. Ted Corcoran, who is the school’s strength and conditioning trainer and assistant football coach, was tabbed assistant athletic director.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Killing some time before class on Marina del Rey’s coastline. That’s what Carrie Gutenberg was doing when she shot this image with her iPhone4.
A screenwriting graduate student at Loyola Marymount University, Gutenberg says she tries to...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If there is a lesson to be learned from the unorthodox story of BodyTraffic — the Los Angeles contemporary concert dance company founded in 2007 — it must be that defying conventional wisdom is the route to success.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:33 PM
With the last bag of laundry successfully removed from my parents' car, we took one more trip up the steps to my new dorm.
My father, mother and I silently looked around the room. It was getting late in the afternoon. I suggested they could stay a...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Plenty of Californians take pride in knowing they can surf in the morning and enjoy winter sports in the mountains in the afternoon, but it's a privilege not often taken advantage of.
For three years, Red Bull has sponsored an event called the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings
May 15, 1927-February 10, 2013
You are beloved daughter of Margaret Gertrude and Thomas Henry Conroy; charming wife to David William Upham, Sr., and Cmdr. Richard Newman Billings, USN (deceased);...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Disappointment seemed to be the best adjective to describe the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft for most locals. Hopes don’t appear to be set too high this year, but there’s no telling how it will all unfold.
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Beijing Municipal Government has unveiled 15 winners in its inaugural international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities.
The feature winners are "The Panjiayuan Diary" by Tim Plaehn; "The Monkey King" by Galen Tong;...
| Nov 3, 2012
Sara Ivanhoe has always been a bit ahead of her time. The 41-year-old yoga instructor has been practicing yoga since she was in high school. At first, she had no choice: In the small Marin County town of Mill Valley where she grew up, yoga was part of her...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:03 AM
New York Police detectives flew to Los Angeles to investigate the slaying of 31-year-old Brandon Woodard, who was killed this week on a busy Manhattan street when a man fired a single shot at his head....