| Feb 4, 2010
If you miss the sound of the sizzle don't worry, according to a new study you can have your steak and eat it to and and it won't even hurt, at least your heart.
Researchers at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Center in California find no link between...
| Feb 13, 2010
Los Angeles County's embattled child welfare agency has clamped down on the release of information about 12 recent deaths among children who have passed through the child welfare system.
The decision follows a series of articles in The Times last year...
| Feb 28, 2010
The clock is ticking, and the real estate deals gone south are piling up, at Broadway Bank, the lending institution owned by the family of U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias.
Many U.S. banks are struggling amid the worst financial crisis since the...
| Jun 8, 2010
I just received a very gracious phone call from Steve Poizner conceding the race. I want to commend Commissioner Poizner and his supporters for the energy they brought to their campaign.
It has been a tough campaign, but I'm a stronger candidate...
| May 25, 2010
| 2:45 PM
Think of tomatillos, with their flirty, papery husks and tart taste, as the sassy little cousins of beefsteak and Roma tomatoes.
They're not as abundant as those red tomatoes dominating farmers markets and produce bins. But tomatillos (toe-mah-TEE-ohs)...
| May 17, 2010
The mothers of three American hikers plan to leave Tuesday for Tehran where they said they will appeal to Iranian leaders to release their children from prison.
Cindy Hickey, Nora Shourd and Laura Fattal arrived in New York Sunday after receiving visas...
| May 14, 2010
| 9:39 AM
The state Assembly has approved a bill that would allow drug felons to collect food stamps.
Under the federally funded program, people convicted of drug felonies are banned from receiving the aid after they leave prison. But states can opt out of that...
| May 11, 2010
| 5:58 PM
The Seattle Chief of Police Search Committee is now in a closed door executive session deliberating who to choose for the top three candidates to pass on to Mayor Mike McGinn. The committee is expected to make a vote around 8:15 PM.
The three finalists...
| May 10, 2010
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK -- In celebration of it's 10th anniversary, JetBlue is offering $10 fares for all remaining seats on nonstop flights to 59 destinations.
The offer is only good for tickets booked Monday and applies to "U.S. originating flights."
| Apr 30, 2010
| 1:12 PM
Ah, summer, the season of garden parties, backyard fetes and cozy picnics.
Whether it's a lavish spread under a froth of white canopies, or a simple meal served on a checkered cloth, a party is just the ticket to rouse us from the doldrums of a...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 3:04 PM
The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing concerns including "the good of the universal church," according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.