| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:06 PM
A resident-driven push to turn Delray into a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly city is peddling ahead with a push of support from city officials.
Human Powered Delray, an advocacy group made up of avid walkers and bikers, formed a year and a half ago with...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Growing up, Robbie Schaeffer always assumed he would join OPI Products, the nail polish empire his father founded (and which was bought by Coty Inc. in 2010). And so he became a licensed nail technician and opened a salon in Studio City. But then...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Colleen and Sean Alexander had been married for a year, had bought their first home in Clinton, and were hoping to have children in 2011 when a freight truck barreled through a stop sign and crushed their plans under its wheels.
They had been high...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
An Australian production that has already played in the U.K., "Lance Armstrong: Stop at Nothing" rolls Stateside via Showtime, and provides a riveting look at the cycling champion's rise and (especially) fall. Comprehensively reported, director Alex...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:13 PM
For many bike riders in northern climes, winter is the time to hang up the wheels and catch a bus — unless they have experienced a fatbike: a mountain bike with wide, nubby tires designed for snow.
Three standout locations where travelers can rent...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:45 PM
As Trinity College students from different parts of the country, we care about the environment and its condition. We haven't been around long enough to cause climate change, but we inherited the responsibility to create a solution. That sentiment led us...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Reem Khalil Bell's purpose for building a chicken coop in the family's Laguna Beach backyard was two-fold: to give her 2-year-old daughter, Zia, pets to care for and, the mom hoped, instill in the child a love of home-produced food.
But caring for...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Days after an area cyclist was killed in a crash on East Coast Highway, Newport Beach leaders approved a long-range plan to make the city more bike-friendly.
The Bicycle Master Plan, approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday night, is the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: We are pleased to see a focus on bicycle safety from the Governor's Highway Safety Assn. However, any valid effort to measure and benchmark transportation data ought to pay close attention to data quality, reporting and context. ("Bicycle...
| Jul 7, 2014
All the fitness freaks are pouring it on in July as they acclimate to the heat, and there is plenty of gear they can utilize on their quest to be healthy and fit. Outdoors-minded people can take a page from the fitness craze to stay properly hydrated...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Nik Wallenda intends to walk across the Chicago River on a tightrope next weekend. It's a stunt — a staged event designed to capture public attention. You could say that "10 Things" is a stunt, too, which means you'd better pay attention. Here are...