| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:28 AM
It was only a few weeks ago Lindsey Vonn told reporters at a U.S. Olympic Committee news conference that she hoped to resume competitive skiing this month.
Now, it seems her rehabilitation from knee surgery will keep her off the World Cup circuit...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Although it was designed in Vienna, Team Austria's entry for the 2013 Solar Decathlon seems better suited to the event's sun-washed setting in Southern California. Wall-to-wall sliding glass pocket doors open up most of the home to the outdoors, including...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Jennifer Solberg had a good reason to reschedule our morning photo shoot at Rhine Hall, the West Town distillery she owns with her father, Charlie.
She had to make an emergency trip to Michigan to pick up 7,300 pounds of Gala, McIntosh and Cortland...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Ted Ligety finished last ski season by winning six of eight races and repeating as world champion in the giant slalom.
On Sunday, he began a new season in fitting style.
The American racer won the GS in Soelden, Austria, by 0.79 seconds over Alexis...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root.
There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The $650-million plan to remake the jumbled campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Wilshire Boulevard is the fourth such effort in the last three decades.
Challenging in concept and architecturally ambitious, the design by Swiss architect...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:30 AM
MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Nineteen countries have tossed their hat in the ring for the foreign-language Oscar race thus far.
Austria is back after taking home a statue at the 2012 Oscars for "Amour," though the three countries to score a victory in the years prior (Iran,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
From India, surprising news: Ritesh Batra's acclaimed Cannes debut "The Lunchbox" will not be India's submission for the best foreign-language film award at the Oscars. The news from Japan was no less startling: Hirokazu Kore-eda's equally acclaimed "Like...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I have seven cocktail forks from the historic Planter House Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. How do I find out if they have any value?
A: Some readers may not know that many collectors treasure memorabilia, including tableware, from early railroads, ocean...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:53 AM
International tennis tournaments appear to bring out the best in Tina Karwasky.
While continental flights can be exhausting, it hasn’t slowed down the Glendale resident on the court. Her latest excursion to Europe netted additional success, as...