| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Paula Deen was moved to tears by a standing ovation she received in Texas this weekend at an event marking her first public appearance after a national uproar over her admitted use of the N-word.
Deen, 66, visibly shook and cried into a tissue as...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Just how tough will it be for a team to get out of the Class 4A East region in girls soccer this postseason?
Consider this: Defending Class 4A state champion South River, which brought back 10 starters including All-Metro Player of the Year Kacoe Longo,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is River Hill senior...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Stone Brewing Co. helped put San Diego on the craft beer map, and their year-old Pasadena retail location is helping to feed Los Angeles’ growing craft culture.
The dedication of L.A.’s Stone fans was plain on a recent rainy Monday evening...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The Spice Table will be closing at the end of the year, the brick building in which it's located to be demolished by the Metro Transportation Authority to make way for its underground subway station.
So chef-owner Bryant Ng is serving the last Spice...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:20 AM
DETROIT When some people see Detroit, they see bankruptcy and doom.
When Kelli Kavanaugh sees Detroit, she sees a fun town to tour by bicycle.
"If anything, we have more tour ideas than we can handle," says the co-owner of Wheelhouse Detroit, a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
PARIS — Full disclosure: I love-love-love this city. In the springtime. In the fall. In the summer, when it sizzles. In the winter, when it drizzles (though not so much when it snows!) Merci, Cole Porter.
I visit twice a year on business, for...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey — How much do I love eating in Istanbul? Let me count the ways (and know that the addresses listed below barely skim the possibilities). For the food lover, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, for centuries the ruling city of a...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:12 AM
One runway at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily closed Friday after a Southwest jet blew a tire after landing.
None of the 79 people on board Southwest Airlines Flight 1641 were injured when a main landing gear tire was blown when it...
| Jan 14, 2014
New travel books: Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up" playfully looks at history through city subway stops. "Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes" looks at the new centers of emerging expression.
"Art Cities of the...