| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Los Angeles firefighters on average earned nearly $43,000 in overtime in 2013, up nearly 20% from the year before, according to data released Tuesday by City Controller Ron Galperin.
With overtime and bonuses factored in, the average firefighter was...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:24 PM
A private consulting report released Monday calls for sweeping changes to the Los Angeles Fire Department, including an overhaul of how the agency handles 911 calls and responds to hundreds of thousands of medical rescues each year.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Total time: About 2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: This is adapted from a recipe by Alexandra Panousis.
5 medium artichokes
Juice of 2 lemons
2 onions, cut into 1/2 -inch lengthwise slices
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup olive oil
5 plum tomatoes,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:22 AM
"People live on memories of food."
— Pauline Guiragoss
The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup.
It began with a passing comment...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:14 AM
The B-17 Flying Fortress was still a few years away from becoming an iconic workhorse of American air power in World War II when a flight of six planes took off from Langley Field on Feb. 16, 1938 for what would be a milestone intercontinental mission....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The mayor of a town in the troubled southern Philippines was among four people shot to death in an ambush outside Manila's international airport Friday, authorities reported.
The fatal attack on Ukol Talumpa, mayor of Zamboanga del Sur in the Labangan...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In 1687 an 8.7 earthquake struck Lima and leveled the church except for the wall and the painting again. Moved by the powers of the painting the villagers had a copy made and paraded it through the streets of Lima as a symbol of healing and protection....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This summer salad is based on the Southern favorite, succotash, and is a fresh-tasting combination of butter beans, corn, summer squash and tomatoes. Butter beans, the same species as lima beans, are the bean of choice in the South. When they're in season...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Adrian Saba's drama "The Cleaner," set in an apocalyptic Lima, is Peru's pick for the foreign-language film category at the Academy Awards.
The Ministry of Culture, which established a committee for selection, made the announcement this week. The...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:03 PM
NEWTOWN — At St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, where so many went to pray in the days after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a prayer that is usually read the Wednesday after Easter caused many to bow their heads.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:16 PM
An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer.
Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...