| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The first thing they do to new male students at the Naval Academy is shave their heads. So it is a bit of a shock to see the guys sporting ... mustaches.
But the button-downed Brigade of Midshipmen has received permission from the top of the chain of...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
There’s nothing fancy about today’s Movie Quote Quiz. What you have here are quotes from 16 comedies, the oldest of which came out in 1978. My guess is that you’ll breeze through most of these, so it’s particularly important that.....
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On Thanksgiving, the folks at Cafe Gratitude feel that everybody else has finally caught on.
At Cafe Gratitude, plates are printed with the question that goes around many holiday tables: "What are you grateful for?"
And each day at Cafe Gratitude,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:09 AM
The mother of a 23-year-old La Cañada High School graduate who died in October is searching for a missing ring that she said served as a symbol of strength for her son.
On the morning of Oct. 27, Ryder Buck was walking across the 2 Freeway in Glendale...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Q: Your recent column on local police being prohibited from using radar for speed monitoring was interesting and brought another aspect of that subject to mind. Years ago an area woman established a scholarship fund for children of state police in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Lance Armstrong documentary isn’t exactly going to be the comeback story the cyclist first imagined.
Produced by Sony Pictures and now set to come out later this year from Sony Pictures Classics, Gibney’s film...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:05 PM
LONG BEACH — A two-time cancer survivor who never played indoor volleyball, Jake Gibb is used to having something to overcome. And despite finishing No. 1 in the world on the Federation Internationale de Volleyball beach tour in 2012, a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was 9 a.m. on Day 1 of spring training, a day often filled with moaning and groaning about the long weeks ahead that would be packed with monotonous fielding practice, sprints and base running 101.
It took only minutes for Jim...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The disgraced hero at the center of one of the most compelling rise-and-fall narratives in recent years gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in "The Armstrong Lie." Focusing primarily on the past four years of Lance Armstrong's life --...
| Sep 12, 2013
First-time mother Amy Webb proudly notates dozens of data points about her child each day and obsessively tracks their detailed progression by computer on spreadsheets, according to the provocative first-person account she wrote for Slate....
| May 15, 2013
| 3:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments.
An approach to oncology that has been in place...