| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:32 PM
It was 4:45 p.m. on a hot Monday night in La Cañada Flintridge. I was at a pub decorated with local historical memorabilia and riding equipment, waiting for some friends.
It was Monday and the weekday Flintridge Proper Happy Hour had another 15...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK – The talking is done, the workouts — 10 of them — are behind him. Now, Shabazz Napier will sit and wait for his name to be called.
"My body of work has proven a lot," Napier said Wednesday at a press conference in Times...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
When announcements for the next opera season began arriving early this year, the overall impression was that our country's companies were getting livelier if not yet up to the more progressive European model.
Los Angeles Opera, in particular, is...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Date: March 29
Her story: Danielle Young, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is a project manager for Leidos, a government contractor in Columbia. Her parents, Sylvia and Earl Young, live in Bel Air.
His story: William Kelly, 31, grew up in Torrington, Conn....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- On June 6, the Central Intelligence Agency joined the social media platform Twitter with its first tweet: "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet." Presumably this is an attempt by the agency to develop its "brand." Here's...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:06 AM
A man allegedly wielding a knife and hostile intentions toward Michael Strahan was tackled by a police officer outside the Times Square studios of "Good Morning America" on Tuesday.
According to an ABC News representative, the man, identified by the New...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:30 PM
If you think flying on a dragon can only happen in a fantasy world, think again.
As a promotion for the film “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” a team at DreamWorks Animation's DreamLab created a virtual reality journey in which people can fly...
| Jun 12, 2014
Architecture in Chicago is no small thing. It stands more prominently in the public conscience than arguably any other American city. And now, regrettably, so does one sign.
The recent installation of nearly 20-foot-6-inch-high letters spelling "TRUMP"...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:52 AM
When Chicago makes the national news based on the fact that 82 people were shot over a holiday weekend, it makes me ashamed, not to mention imperiled, to be living so close to what has become a toxic waste dump for crime.
I can remember a time when New...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Co-produced by "The Grudge" director Takashi Shimizu, the unmistakable graphite palette and atmospheric dread of Japanese horror films loom over the Hong Kong import "Rigor Mortis." But typical of Hong Kong cinema, the film goes for broke with its...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
America, here's a new hotel that wants to help you make healthy choices. Even Hotels, created specifically for "wellness-minded travelers," is opening two locations on the East Coast this month and plans three more by the end of 2015.
The brand is being...