| May 15, 2011
The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
Doubleday: 400 pp., $27.50
For men of a certain age, Evel Knievel is a touchstone of innocence lost, vaguely held in the memory bank as an emblem of how...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:00 PM
A note of caution: If you're a job seeker, don't let this list depress you. Miami, for example, added 10,000 jobs in April, even though its unemployment rate went up.
As the job market recovers, the statistics will look like a roller coaster. You just...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:29 PM
ONTARIO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Investigators now say a Diamond Bar man whose body parts were found in a trash can and two large flower pots appears to be died from multiple stab wounds.
Police in Ontario have identified the victim as 63-year-old Samuel...
| Aug 20, 2010
It's a tall order for any musician to one-up Bob Dylan, but John Mellencamp may have pulled it off in February when he and Dylan were invited to perform at the White House as part of a salute to music of the civil rights era.
"Bob was nervous,"...
| Jan 22, 2009
Tough economic times have spilled onto the streets of Venice, which has become a favorite place to park for scores of otherwise homeless people living in cars and campers. The practice has ignited a mini-uprising among residents living in the pricey...
| Oct 29, 2007
VALLEY CENTER, Calif. -- Their hilltop home outside this rural community in northern San Diego County was the proudest possession of Billy and Shellie Dial.
To the Dials, the home on New Moon Lane represented safety for Shellie and their six daughters...
| Dec 31, 2007
An invasive mussel first detected in California less than a year ago has surged across the state's southern counties, stirring concern that its spread will inflict costly damage to public water systems and fisheries statewide.
The infamous fresh-water...
| Mar 18, 2008
Dozens of Ontario police and code enforcement officers descended upon the homeless encampment known as Tent City early Monday, separating those who could stay from those to be evicted.
Large, often confused, crowds formed ragged lines behind police...
| May 12, 2008
Three days each week, at the tail end of the morning rush hour, Jonathan Ball drives from Pasadena to his job in Camarillo -- a journey of 57 to 64 miles, depending on his route.
Over the last few months, he has seen his speed often increase and his time...
| Jul 29, 2008
The deadly 2003 Cedar fire was raging through San Diego County. Rep. Duncan Hunter, whose home in Alpine would burn to the ground, couldn't understand why military aircraft hadn't been called in to fight the blaze. He decided to do something about it....
| May 6, 2009
| 11:50 AM
Ontario is Southern California's epicenter for illegal street racing...a rebellious teen pastime that's fast, furious...and sometimes fatal.
Known for its straight two-lane industrial roads, Ontario has the perfect layout for drivers rarin' to go racing....