| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:40 PM
An hour after Cleveland suffered its worst defeat of the season, a 29-point blowout to Atlanta on Wednesday night, LeBron James sat in a chair on the baseline with a cold drink in his hand and watched his young teammate, point guard Kyrie Irving, work...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:23 PM
President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling:
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:47 PM
BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns blew double-digit leads in both halves but still pulled out a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
The Suns (6-5 after ending a two-game losing streak) led by 13 points in the first half, lost the lead and...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:41 AM
In predicted order of finish:
Last year: 32-8, NCAA champion
Coach: Kevin Ollie, third season
Top players: G Ryan Boatright, Sr.; G Rodney Purvis, So.; C Amida Brimah, So.
Keep an eye on: Freshman Daniel Hamilton, an elite recruit, will be...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to meet over coffee at Starbucks to talk about youth employment, and she's inviting Baltimore residents, business people and community leaders to stop in.
Baltimore is one of five U.S. cities teaming with Starbucks...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
"Kevin, Kevin, come see us!" yelled a man pushing a stroller.
"Yo, K.J., stop by the community garden!" urged a friend from the old neighborhood.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson beamed as he walked through the heart of Oak Park, a long-struggling...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A group representing 69 California mayors, including Los Angeles’ Eric Garcetti, sent a letter Wednesday to Gov. Jerry Brown, urging him to sign legislation that would make it easier to temporarily remove guns from individuals believed to be...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other California civic leaders will lobby Sacramento on Wednesday to push for extension and expansion of the state's tax incentive program for movies and TV shows.
Garcetti's schedule includes a meeting with...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:30 PM
Michelle Rhee, the controversial education figure and founder of the influential advocacy group StudentsFirst, announced Wednesday that she is stepping down as chief executive of the organization.
Rhee, who served as Washington D.C. schools chancellor...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that he expects the authors of film and TV tax credit legislation to insert a figure "that is north of $400 million" per year, an amount that would put the state about on par with New York.
"It will be close to $400...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The U.S. has regained the 8.7 million jobs lost in the recession, but the average wage has dropped 23 percent, according to a U.S. Conference of Mayors study released today.
The report, “U.S. Metro Economies: Income and Wage Gaps Across the U.S.,&...