| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:33 PM
The number of great white sharks off the U.S. Atlantic Coast appears to have increased since the early 1990s after conservation measures were introduced to halt their decline, a U.S. government scientist said on Saturday.
Scientists for the National...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The Breeders' Cup World Championships will come to Del Mar for the first time in 2017 and will also return to Santa Anita in 2016, according to racing industry officials.
An official announcement on a three-year hosting plan for the Breeders' Cup is...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Looking down over Bel-Air, the Hollywood Hills and the Pacific Ocean from the 23rd floor, the penthouse at the Carlyle Residences in Westwood offers an envious combination of location and world-class appointments. Complementing jet-liner views are...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population.
The study by a 10-member team led by...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Former President George H.W. Bush marked his 90th birthday with a skydive in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Thursday with a group of U.S. Army veterans.
"It's a wonderful day in Maine - in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump," said the 41st U.S. president,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says.
The winds, which blow parallel to the shore and draw cold, nutrient-rich water from the deep ocean...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:12 AM
Lou Zamperini is recognized by Mayor Tom Bradley and the Los Angeles City Council....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After attracting the city's rising young affluent community, flush with coin from the area's new media industries, the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco recently completed a redesign of its Brasserie S&P restaurant and bar (named after the hotel's Sansome...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The nation’s trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead launched from the Marshall Islands.
Word of the successful...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Following a wave of calamities at sea, Carnival Corp. reported strong profit and revenue in its fiscal second quarter, with bookings for the rest of the year on pace to surpass last year's numbers.
For the three months ended May 31, Carnival reported...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The coastal range of the Santa Monica Mountains is a vast regional treasure. Malibu Canyon cuts through the hills, its sides rising more than 2,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Groves of oaks and sycamores dot rolling waves of chaparral. Hundreds of...