| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Independent Shakespeare Co. is livin' la dolce vita with its new staging of "The Taming of the Shrew" in Griffith Park. Plus, Neil Simon's “Broadway Bound” is bound for the Odyssey Theare in a new revival directed by Jason Alexander, and an...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Waving U.S. flags and wearing team jerseys, hundreds of soccer fans packed into a downtown Los Angeles warehouse Sunday to watch the U.S. national team face off against Portugal in a pivotal World Cup match in Manaus, Brazil.
"The victory would be...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died June 13 in Irvine. He was 89.
Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:15 PM
What's not to like about Rogers Printup, a 6-foot-5 senior guard at Orange Lutheran who scored 21 points on Monday to lead the Lancers past Loyola, 72-50, in a first-round game of the Fairfax tournament.
He's an A student. He loves to play defense and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Smith, who has coached the Orange Coast College men's and women's soccer programs to success in recent years, has been named Pirates Athletic Director, the school announced.
Smith, who will continue his soccer coaching duties, will begin his...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:42 PM
James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93.
Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With a plastic white cap and powder blue label, the Desert Farms milk bottle matches the idyllic image of the doorstep milk bottle. But a closer look reveals something a bit different: "Make every day a humpday."
It is the lighthearted slogan of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Supreme Court's decision striking down the contraceptive mandate for family-owned businesses seems narrow, but its implications are broad and disturbing. The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling Monday, held that it violated the federal Religious Freedom...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
President Obama will trek to Los Angeles again next month for a fundraiser at the home of "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes, with series star Kerry Washington among the special guests.
The July 23 event is to raise money for the Democratic National...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Arms folded, Mike Gillespie slowly circles the dirt-meets-grass perimeter of the infield at UC Irvine's baseball stadium, pausing every few feet to monitor an intrasquad scrimmage from a different angle, with a different gaze, in a different glint of...