| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Some girls choose soccer or cheerleading. Ivy Wolk chose roller derby.
"This is it, this is for me," the petite, wide-eyed 9-year-old said to her mom the first time she saw the Los Angeles Derby Dolls hit the track, and one another, two years ago....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A 29-year-old man in custody on a charge of attempted robbery died in a nearby hospital after suffering a medical problem in a Baltimore courtroom Wednesday, the state corrections department confirmed.
Medics took Ronnie A. Adams Jr. to Mercy Medical...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Laguna Beach's City Council chambers turned into an idea lab Wednesday night as the Planning Commission, city staff and the public dissected merits and drawbacks of possibly regulating the commercial arm of a popular water sport.
Interest in stand-up...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:42 AM
These days, parents and kids both need to break away from technology to seek fresh air and wide-open green space, and it may be easier than you think to find such fun-filled adventures for the whole family.
Helping kids have active fun can be as easy as...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Child care workers would undergo stiffer background checks and states would spend more to improve the quality of day care under a sweeping, bipartisan bill crafted by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski that is set for a vote in the Senate as early as this week....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It's just not fair! Not every woman is a perfect size 8. For those of us whose shapes and sizes are a little out of the mainstream, finding fashionable clothing is not only a chore but a lifelong search.
Three different women, three different sizes,...
| Feb 22, 2014
January 25, nine shotgun blasts rang through crowded passageways inside The Mall in Columbia. In seconds, three lives were claimed, and Howard County joined Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo. and too many others on a grim list of places where a sense of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:52 AM
It's been a rough week at the Hey household.
My son has missed four days of school because of this superbug going around. I am sure by now you either a) have had it b) have it now or c) encountered someone with it. You can read more about that here. I...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The Los Angeles police commission approved 8,000 first-aid trauma kits for officers that could be used to treat their own or others' gunshot wounds in active-shooter situations.
“Somewhere, someday a police officer is going to be saved” by...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:32 PM
State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000.
Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
| Dec 9, 2013
You['re behind the curve if you haven't started to shop for the outdoors lover on your list, but we've gathered some suggestions utilzing some of the newest gear on the market to give you ideas as you enter the home srtetch of the holiday shopping season....