| Jul 1, 2010
Carrie Greene's cancer doctor called her on a Saturday morning a few months ago and said he wanted to change her chemotherapy treatment.
"What do you think about losing your hair?" he asked.
Greene, 41, who has recurring breast cancer, had already...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:57 PM
You can't spell "love" without "L." The CTA on Monday was named most romantic U.S. transit system by Craigslist.
The CTA had five stations in the top 10 most romantic list, which Craigslist calculated by dividing the total number of Missed Connection ads...
| Jul 7, 2011
Catherine Mulholland, a historian whose biography of her grandfather William Mulholland sought to correct the image of the man who was sometimes vilified for his central role in bringing water to Southern California, died of natural causes Wednesday at...
| Sep 27, 2010
Los Angeles County officials are taking steps to keep secret the names and salaries of some highly paid county employees, saying they need more time to comply with public records law to protect workers who claim that disclosure could put them at risk....
| May 25, 2010
After a difficult pregnancy, weeks of bed rest and an emergency cesarean section, Liz Logelin got only a quick peek at her daughter before the newborn, healthy but premature, was whisked away to the neonatal unit.
The next day, a nurse arrived with a...
| Oct 11, 2010
A county that's home to 1.56 million poor people should probably do something about poverty, don't you think?
According to the latest Census Bureau report, the number of people in L.A. County living below the poverty threshold of $10,956 for a single...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:18 PM
A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River....
| Sep 7, 2010
Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 6:39 PM
Central Florida entrepreneurs have often faced near-drought conditions in the land of venture capital, those high-risk, high-payoff investments that seem to rain down on places like Silicon Valley.
But while the Orlando area historically falls short in...
| Sep 7, 2010
Asian Americans typically have the lowest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the United States. But in this weak labor market, once they lose their jobs, they have an especially hard time reentering the labor force, data show.
In July, nearly...
| Mar 29, 2010
There's no denying the allure of a beautiful complexion - or of an illuminated department store beauty counter, filled with elegant frosted jars and sleek glass bottles that promise a dewy glow and taut skin. But there's also no denying the appeal of...