| Dec 2, 2008
Second of Three Parts
"Well, it's dinnertime at the amazing Miss Weird's Place," Pamela Griffin wrote her husband, Robert, one night in 1986, sitting alone at her kitchen table with leftovers. "Tonight we have the famous incredible squash concoction --...
| Aug 19, 2008
Today's question: Oil giant T. Boone Pickens wants to turn much of the Great Plains into a wind-power farm. How practical is his plan? Should we do it? Previously, White and Taylor discussed offshore drilling.
Half right is a good place to start Point:...
| Nov 2, 2008
Voters hoping to avoid long election day lines found themselves standing in one that lasted nearly five hours Saturday in Norwalk.
A crush of early-bird balloters swarmed the Los Angeles County registrar's office, where 100 voting booths filled a tent on...
| May 13, 2008
Even as the early morning chill lingered in this spot of desolate desert most frequented by dune buggies and dirt bikes, the sunlight was fierce, highlighting every shadow and making even the faintest color bright.
A string of worn flags around an...
| Jul 2, 2008
| 3:08 PM
A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said.
Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...
| Jul 29, 2008
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|| 1) Great Fort Tejon earthquake
Occurred: January 9, 1857
Magnitude: 8.25 2) Great 1906 earthquake
Occurred: April 18, 1906
Magnitude: 8.25 3) Kern County earthquake
Occurred: July 21, 1952
Magnitude: 7.7 4)...
| Dec 4, 2007
| 8:24 AM
A tiger living at actress Tippi Hedren's wildlife sanctuary mauled a caretaker Monday afternoon, leaving the man in critical condition with multiple bites, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said.
The incident occurred about 3 p.m. at Hedren'...
| Sep 14, 2009
A state investigation is underway into the illegal transport of dogs from California to the Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue.
According to investigators, none of the animals brought here between September 2008 and July 2009 had rabies vaccines,...
| Nov 15, 2009
No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent.
| Jun 14, 2009
| 10:14 AM
Jason E. George was the kind of guy, those who knew him say, who had more friends than he could count and never forgot their birthdays or wedding anniversaries.
"He was so good about staying in touch with everyone," said Army Maj. Brett Sylvia, who met...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 12:40 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Music legend Phil Spector is creating a list of things he wants in his new prison cell that includes a TV, a music player and email access, according to his wife Rachelle.
As a medium-security inmate at the California Substance Abuse...