| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old daughter goes to bed each night around 10 p.m., but usually can't fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a "tween," or should I talk to her doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Years ago, when email first became the rage, I went to my mother and encouraged her to use it. It would cut down on phone bills, I pointed out.
"No," she said.
But, Mom, it's not hard.
I sighed. Why not?
"Because I want to hear your voice. I...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:52 PM
More people are ditching their home phones and relying on their cell phones only.
So, how do you know what kind of phone and plan you need?
One of the best ways to get acquainted with the wide variety of phones is to go to the websites of phone plan...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Let's talk about heckling. Who isn't talking about heckling? ("Shut up! I'm talking about heckling, you idiot. If we wanted you to talk about heckling, we'd give you a crayon and a sheet of graph paper!")
Anyway, as I was saying, every few months it...
| Aug 19, 2012
Baby hipsters and BFFs Kaylee Vega and Madi Spadaro, both 13 and from Redondo Beach, are navigating the South Bay Galleria in Torrance with shark-like aggression. They've been saving pocket money all summer, and now, just weeks before school starts at the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:39 AM
STANFORD — City Council members adopted a $2.21 million budget for the coming fiscal year this week, but the vote was not unanimous.
Freshmen council members Amy Hazlett and Tom Moser both cast "no" votes against adopting the budget, while council...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
This is part of a series of posts on food photography, sharing some of the tips and tricks we use here at The Times. We received a number of great questions from readers, which we will answer in upcoming posts. Here, photographer Robert Lachman tackles...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan is no longer facing an accusation of domestic violence.
Arrested on June 30 in his hometown of Lakeland, Fla., McClellan's first-degree misdemeanor battery case and a second-degree misdemeanor simple assault...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:50 PM
MOORE, Okla. — When Josephine Owings heard the shriek of tornado sirens Monday afternoon, she scooped up her "babies" — her tiny lap dogs, Emma and Harley — and took shelter in her bathroom.
Her cell phone rang. It was her daughter-in-...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Citing an increasing concern that gang members are using handheld electronic devices to influence courtroom proceedings, the top judge in Cook County announced today the general public will be barred from bringing cell phones, tablet computers and other...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
A Glenview teenager was given a $300,000 bail in Cook County Bond Court Saturday on attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery charges after he allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old boy in a scuffle Thursday night in Winnetka.