| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Have you ever tried the beets and berries at Rustic Canyon? Because the dish is kind of mind-blowing when you think about it, a mess of roasted beets and purple quinoa in a rustic pottery bowl. There are herbs scattered over the top, and a few crisply...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Is it time for a standing desk?
To be honest, there is debate about whether a standing desk — in and of itself — can help reverse a sedentary lifestyle. But experts say it's a step in the right direction.
At the very least, a standing desk...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:18 AM
People in poor physical health may need as much as 20% more in annual retirement income than those in good shape, according to a new study.
An unhealthy person earning $80,000 a year may need to replace up to 96% of his or her income -- or $76,800 -- in...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:20 PM
One in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening.
Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:06 PM
In an interview with The Times on Tuesday evening, Kobe Bryant acknowledged that he's disappointed that he will have to miss at least an additional three weeks because of pain and swelling in his left knee.
"[I'm] down about it," Bryant said following...
| Mar 7, 2014
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a “medicine bundle” in her backpack and an 80-something “spirit grandma” originally from Bavaria.
Jamie Anderson came to...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:13 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sad news for Lakers writers. There might be only seven games left to cover the eminently quotable, entirely likable Nick Young.
But good news for Young: Lakers governor Jeanie Buss loves his personality, seeing a player who can connect...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Thomas Corbett may never know what if anything from his five years as a heavy-equipment mechanic in the Marine Corps brought on the disease that likely will steal from him the use of nearly every one of his muscles and, sometime in the next several years,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks.
The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
At just 21, a kid from the San Fernando Valley named Jim Berk began work as a music teacher at Carson High School. Within a couple of years, the teacher, not much older than some of his students, had turned a woebegone marching band into one of the best...