| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:05 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. The earthquake that rocked Napa on Sunday stressed three adjacent faults, but the likelihood that it could trigger a major new earthquake is a diminishing risk, federal geologists said Monday.
The 6.02 magnitude earthquake on the West...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Pounding surf off Newport Beach had already prompted several rescues Wednesday morning as onlookers gathered to watch surfers and bodyboarders take advantage of the huge waves, some estimated at more than 20 feet high.
By 8 a.m., lifeguards had...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The Getty Conservation Institute has announced that it is partnering with the Salk Institute in La Jolla to preserve a pillar of mid-20th century Modern architecture.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies was completed in 1965, the collaboration...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:44 AM
The moment had arrived. That magical wisp of time at sunset when the earth is transformed by golden light and the sky takes on kaleidoscopic colors.
We had been following a trail around Manzanita Lake, one of the most iconic features of California's...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:05 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Two hurricanes on Wednesday were heading west across the Pacific Ocean toward the tourist haven of Hawaii, where officials announced school closures and warned visitors and residents to prepare.
Sea surges and flooding were forecast.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Convertible, Performance, Misc. Auto Shows, Ferrari, Design/Style, Racing Seeing one Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many people because so few exist, and those that do generally...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As soon as Yana Donetskaya landed in America in 2003, she did what she knew how to do best: find a husband.
"I am a 26-year-old woman from Yekaterinburg in the heart of Russia, which makes me a perfect mix of Western culture and Eastern wisdom," she...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow.
The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:07 PM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's immigration minister defended his country's tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial of permanent visas were needed to stop dangerous people-smuggling...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Reduced dependence on imported water is the goal of local districts, which must continue to supply customers in a parched state.
South Coast Water District, which serves South Laguna, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente, made a move...