| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:12 AM
Lou Zamperini is recognized by Mayor Tom Bradley and the Los Angeles City Council....
| May 21, 2014
| 9:17 AM
For someone approaching 60 years old, Joey Carroll is quite at home with the word "bro." And as a bronzed and lean Carroll led me through a Wednesday morning surf lesson on the waves off Waikiki, the word was welcome encouragement for a first-timer....
| May 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
With spring in full swing, and June, the traditional month for weddings just around the corner, many brides and grooms-to-be are busy planning honeymoon trips.
Here are some ideas to consider for wedding trips -– both land and sea programs —...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:07 PM
I've found the cure for seasickness, and it doesn't involve drugs, pressure points or herbal remedies. But I'd recommend this therapy only to the truly adventurous.
All I had to do was jump in the Pacific Ocean off San Diego and go eyeball to eyeball...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:44 AM
Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead.
| May 14, 2014
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
There’s at least one upside to the drought: Record-low rainfall has resulted in cleaner water up and down the California coast, a new report says.
Ninety-five percent of California beaches earned A or B grades for water quality during the summer...
| Mar 23, 2014
It's a tradition for many women to save their wedding dress in a keepsake box for years to come. But 90-year-old Rona Cox has had her hand-sewn wedding dress hanging in the closet — and it's been in perfect condition for nearly 65 years.
| 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,...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday.
In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The more famed of the globe's vineyards each tend to be owned by one or only a few people and specialize — if that's the word — in one and perhaps a few ancillary grape varieties. Burgundy's Le Montrachet is a good example: one grape,...