| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Most kids growing up today have significantly less freedom than their parents did during childhood, according to a new Slate.com survey that asked 6,000 parents what sorts of activities they allow.
"The results give a fairly clear picture, over...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The search for a man reported missing by his family ended when he returned home, unaware that police were looking for him, Orlando police announced Sunday.
Freddie Lee Kendrick, 63, was last seen on July 31, and a family member reported him missing on...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:39 PM
"Finally," said not one single die-hard fan of FX's thriller "The Strain," "a bunch of historical background on vampires!"
Too bad. That's what viewers saw in the most recent episode of the hit summer series, with professor-Holocaust survivor Abraham...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Testimony from an audit of the $200-million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great municipal parks paints a picture of a runaway project that was eventually crippled by waste, dysfunction and cronyism....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital.
Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
For the first time, there's a calculation of just how much coin California is losing as a result of runaway production -- and it's not a pretty picture.
According to the California Film Commission, the state has lost $2 billion in production spending...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:33 PM
“The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by historian Alan Taylor won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for history. The book, which examines the impact of runaway slaves from Virginia who fled to the British for protection and...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The hundreds of people marching against prostitution on Saturday, along one of the city's busiest sex-for-sale corridors, were a sign of how the tide has turned and the weapons have changed in the battle against what used to be considered a "victimless...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The Palatine man charged with killing 14-year-old runaway Amber Creek in 1997 pleaded not guilty to intentional homicide in a Wisconsin courtroom this morning, according to online court records.
James Eaton, 36, could face a mandatory life sentence if...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:36 AM
A new race has been added to the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend -- although it takes place in the middle of the week and in the Bahamas.
On Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, runners will be able to take part in the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge, a...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The first U.S. Navy SEAL admiral will anchor the Newport Harbor Exchange Club's Armed Forces Day weekend flag display by receiving a special honor at the Newport Beach event this weekend.
Each year for the display, the Exchange Club plants 1,776...