| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:17 PM
"American Hustle" director David O. Russell walked the red carpet at the SAG Awards separately from the stars of his lauded film.
Michael Pena, who plays Paco Hernandez in the film, walked a few minutes before him, and Jennifer Lawrence —...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:33 AM
This month all eyes are on Sochi — the Russian resort city on the Black Sea that is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. As exciting as it is to cheer on the world’s elite athletes competing in this quadrennial event, let’s be honest:...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Whether you want to call the recent cold snap a polar vortex, a winter plunge or chalk it up to an La Nina or an El Nino, it's cold outside.
But unlike the hot days in summer that are called the dog days, the cold days in winter are called the fun...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday.
Holcomb became the seventh two-man bobsled pilot in World Cup...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge from La Caņada Flintridge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday.
Holcomb became the seventh two-man...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:21 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Germany won its third straight gold medal in luge at the Sochi Games on Wednesday night as Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt captured the doubles competition.
Known as “The two Tobis,” Wendl and Arlt completed their two...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A dream realized and a goal accomplished, La Caņada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen certainly made the most of her first-ever trip to the Winter Olympics.
PHOTOS: Fans cheer on local Olympian Kate Hansen at Los Gringos Locos
The 21-year-old, who...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Yay! The Winter Olympic Games are now open in Sochi, Russia. I admit that I'm addicted to the games — be they summer or winter editions. However, my favorites are the winter games, so I'm keeping a close watch on the events as well as the athletes,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Kate Hansen stood beside a table set up in Los Gringos Locos on Thursday night that showcased some of her most prized possessions: a pair of well-worn gloves with spiked fingertips, shoes that zip shut, a sled called a luge and Junior World Championship...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
MUMBAI, India — As a boy, Shiva Keshavan raced a crude wooden sled down the snowy mountain roads ringing the Himalayas in his native northern India. Keshavan, 32, is now one of Asia's top luge competitors, even though India doesn't have an ice...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:18 PM
More than a decade after Kate Hansen first began her days practicing the luge, she finds herself upon the doorstep of realizing her Olympics dream.
In her second attempt at making the United States Olympics women’s luge team, the La Caņada High...