| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
This rocky landmark in Chatsworth is a worldwide draw for climbing enthusiasts. But it's also a great place to take a walk while watching the climbers practice their art on small rocks at the base and sheer cliffs near the peak.
Begin a counterclockwise...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away.
Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...
| Aug 9, 2013
On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A poll conducted by L.A. Fitness in December 2012 showed that the top New Year's resolution for 2013 was not the usual health-conscious promise to exercise more or to drink less. No, people wanted to read more books.
And read they did ... or at least,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:28 AM
On the new bluegrass live album by Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs, near the end of the tune "Toy Heart," Hornsby takes a rollicking solo piano break that connects ragtime and gospel with the high, lonesome sound of Appalachian string-band music.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:30 PM
The Hollywood Millennium project, which will plant two massive skyscrapers in the heart of Hollywood, got a green light from the L.A. City Council on Wednesday, reports The Times’ Kate Linthicum. The news surely came as a disappointment to opponents...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Like adventure activities? How about travel deals? Finding both is as easy as doing a Google search. Caution: You many end up leaving the country.
What it does: This website lets you search the world for more than 14,000...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Sundance Channel's "Push Girls" follows five women who face down everyday challenges — and each uses a wheelchair. The women find ways to do their favorite activities, date and live their lives to the utmost. Tiphany Adams and Mia Schaikewitz,...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:30 AM
During Da'Shawn Hand's freshman year at Woodbridge High, the technique development on the football field came from a resourceful defensive line coach who pushed Hand to absorb as much as possible. It all came easy to Hand.
Teach him once, and never have...
| Jul 18, 2013
The incidence of diabetes almost doubled in Virginia between 1995 and 2007. During that same time, Virginia's population increased by just 16 percent, according to the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control of the state's Department of Health....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:21 PM
You might not know Jen Selter by name. But if you are an avid user of Instagram, you might know her butt.
The New York City woman is being called the Next New Thing in fitness, hailed by some as "the next Jillian Michaels," after she amassed a social...