| Jul 29, 2010
| 4:34 PM
While holding up his new Laker jersey, Matt Barnes uttered, "It's about time." He had grown up enamored with the Purple and Gold, idolizing Magic Johnson, following the "Showtime" era and hoping one day he could be a part of that rich championship...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 9:35 PM
The prosecutor in the case against a woman accused of killing an aspiring model in Santa Monica said on Tuesday that a physician with ties to both the defendant and the victim is a “subject of interest” in the investigation......
| Jul 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Los Angeles Times business writer Ben Fritz and I wrote a cover story that ran Wednesday in the paper's Calendar section and this is a much longer verison of that article. The premiere for Marvel Studios' "Iron Man 2" shut......
| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "Lay of the Land" by Tim Miller ★★★ Through Sunday in the Richard Christiansen Theater at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; Running time: 1 hour, 20 minutes; Tickets: $25 at 773-871-3000 and www.victorygardens.org Tim Miller's...
| Sep 14, 2010
A probationer who allegedly robbed a number of banks and other businesses in San Diego over a five-month period, and tried to rape a store clerk -- must stand trial on multiple felony charges, a judge ruled today.
Tykeem Deshawn Nelson, 19, is charged...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 4:59 AM
More than 1.2 million Chuck E. Cheese light-up rings and toy eyeglasses were recalled Wednesday over concerns that children might swallow the small battery inside the toys.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the plastic on the toys can break,...
| Mar 22, 2010
If you have heartburn or acid reflux disease you should know about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a severe form of acid reflux that, left untreated, can be extremely painful and cause serious complications.
What is Reflux?
| May 26, 2011
| 3:09 PM
BOSTON -- Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan Solomon tearfully pleaded Thursday for leniency for her brother, who was sentenced to prison on a lesser charge in his fatal altercation with their father.
A Middlesex County Superior Court judge sentenced...
| Jul 29, 2010
The Wendella glides beneath the Michigan Avenue Bridge, headed toward the lake. From where I stand on the top deck, we seem to be moving without a peep. The curve of the bridge's shadow passes across the boat, which is studded with people from elsewhere,...
| Jun 6, 2010
Stephen M. Smith decided to undergo throat surgery to remove a spot on his esophagus — a spot that he feared could become cancerous.
As he walked into St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on July 3, 2008, Smith and his wife, Benay,...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79.
Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...