| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:43 PM
SAN DIEGO — Kris Warren, a Marine veteran with combat duty in Iraq, remembers the disorientation and other problems that kept him from reentering civilian life.
Finally he mustered the courage to ask for help from the Department of Veterans...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:02 PM
WASHINGTON - It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from President Obama at an emotional White House ceremony....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Los Angeles Times photographer Don Kelsen was in the same army unit as Spc. Santiago Jesse Erevia, who today will receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for his selfless acts of bravery in the Vietnam way in 1969....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 8:36 AM
When John McCain was running for president in 2008, he often spoke warmly of his friendship with Hillary Rodham Clinton as an illustration of his ability to work across the political aisle. They had traveled the world together as fellow senators —...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
HONG KONG -- Proving that 3D is still a concept with business legs in Asia, All Rights Entertainment has done brisk sales business on stereoscopic horror film "The Second Coming."
Directed by Herman Yau ("Ip Man: The Final Fight",) the film is supposedly...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A free discussion titled “Teen Suicide Prevention” will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. this Thursday in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta. Ilin Magran of Healthy Start/Student Support Services and...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with.
After more than...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:35 PM
When a city councilman in Irvine dreamed up the idea of forming a relationship with a coastal town in Vietnam, the leaders of this increasingly multicultural community got a quick, decisive lesson in foreign relations.
Hundreds of Vietnamese Americans,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:56 PM
If you ask poet John Gardiner a question, the path to the answer is not a straight line.
It's a meandering journey that transports you to mysterious places and events that seem surreal at first, as if you've gone down some rabbit hole.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:38 AM
The prospect of solo travel might scare some people, being out in the world with no one to help navigate, to lean on in a pinch or simply to share the moments of discovery. Others love being alone on the road, free to take any detour or linger in any...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:17 AM
The crucial Rummyism in the life, lexicon and flamboyantly knotty verbiage of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld isn't the infamous "known knowns/unknown knowns/known unknowns" briar patch.
Rather, it's found in one of Rumsfeld's thousands...