| May 21, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Members of the union representing Los Angeles firefighters voted down a proposal to increase dues to finance aggressive political campaigns, union leaders said Tuesday.
The leadership of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City wanted members to pay...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job.
Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Leaders of the Los Angeles city firefighters' union are urging their members to finance aggressive new political campaigns, saying their salaries are vulnerable and retirement benefits are "under siege."
In a video posted on YouTube, United Firefighters...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Glenda Norris is a member of Hagerstown Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America, a group of needleworkers who meet monthly in the Hagerstown area.
Norris is also a home cook of long standing. She learned from her mother, who called herself a "plain...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to provide $1.6 million to reverse a controversial new staffing plan at the Fire Department, handing a victory to the employee union that had branded it as unsafe.
Over the weekend, the department began...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The Los Angeles firefighters union has blocked public access to a video that shows union leaders calling for more aggressive political campaigns to protect members' pensions.
Hours after The Times reported on the video, United Firefighters of Los...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:35 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Built to dominate the enemy in combat, the Army's hulking Abrams tank is proving equally hard to beat in a budget battle.
Lawmakers from both parties have devoted nearly half a billion dollars in taxpayer money over the past...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:18 PM
The sense of sadness over Chavela Vargas' death seems almost odd. The singer, who passed away on Sunday in Cuernavaca, lived to be 93, surviving many contemporaries from decades ago when Vargas wore men’s clothes, smoked, and carried a pistol in...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Dancing is important. Why just this week the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science unveiled the latest winner of ......
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Adriana Lima is pregnant! Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima is pregnant with baby No. 2. She and NBA player husband Marko Jaric already have a 2-year-old, Valentina....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Tomato Roasted Chicken Thighs...