| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:02 PM
At Fellowship Community, an assisted-living facility that has been named one of the Lehigh Valley's best places to work two years in a row, employees truly embody the spirit of a name.
The residents and the people who care for them feel as if they are...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Re. “Hills residents deserve gates,” Mailbag, May 14. In her letter to the editor, Ms. Pulvers acknowledges that residents enjoy driving up to take in the view, which the gates would preclude. Further her reference to “day hikers”...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Six years ago, Los Angeles politicians imposed new limits on the size of new and renovated houses, promising to rein in what they called "homes on steroids" dwarfing blocks of smaller buildings.
But as the housing market rebounds and construction...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:14 PM
In endorsing prosecutor John Morris for county assessor, The Times editorial page on Tuesday referred to a few of the county’s more colorful assessors. How can a person with as bookish a job as tax assessor be colorful? Here are a few shades and...
| May 5, 2014
Donald Sterling — the for-now owner of the Los Angeles Clippers — has set the bar for awful bosses at a height where the air gets thin.
His racist comments to his girlfriend — recorded for all the world to hear — earned him an...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:33 PM
No mass killer terrorized the Chicago streets on Easter weekend. But the joyous spring holiday of renewal was anything but tranquil.
At least nine people were killed and 36 others, including children, were shot and wounded. It was the second weekend...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions.
Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Chicago-area home prices rose 2 percent in the month of April alone, enabling local housing market values to remain more than 10 percent ahead of last year, according to a housing barometer released Tuesday.
The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A section of a recent Pew Center Research poll on political polarization and family life asked Americans how they would react if a member of their immediate family told them they were going to marry one of the following: an atheist, a gun owner, someone...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time.
The latest string of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening.
The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....