| Aug 21, 2009
Otha Young, who wrote the 1980s hit "The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)" for Grammy-winning singer Juice Newton during their long musical partnership, died of cancer Aug. 6 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his wife, Brenda. He was 66.
| Aug 26, 2009
If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision.
| Jan 19, 2010
| 3:58 PM
A second round of strong rainfall saturated the San Diego area Tuesday, even prompting a tornado warning.
The storm brought more moisture to the drought-weary region while raising concerns of mudslides and flash floods and prompting a tornado warning...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 7:49 AM
A blustery storm front drenched and frosted the San Diego area for a fifth straight day, delivering a wet, icy and snowy finale to the spate of severe winter conditions.
The latest round of cloudbursts proved less torrential than those that arrived...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 7:16 AM
It's an issue that has gone to the dogs. The city of Encinitas is considering adding two dog parks with off-leash hours.
Last summer, about 20 dog owners were ticketed for having their dogs off-leash after the allowed hours. City council will consider...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 4:09 PM
The city of Encinitas may have changed the hours you can have your dog off-leash at it's parks, but that does not mean the fight over man's best friend is over. At least for resident Steve Meiche.
"I thought it was important that I documented how the...
| Mar 31, 2009
Anything goes? No
Re “Keeping L.A.’s signs vital,” Critic’s Notebook, March 26
Is there anything that makes Los Angeles look more like Podunk than the proliferation of gigantic Lady Liberties?
Is it true that Times...
| Feb 28, 2010
Food stylist and home economist Mable Hoffman had been married a good 30 years when a wedding gift caused her career to take an aromatic detour.
The recipients of that early 1970s present -- a Crock-Pot -- were newlyweds unsure of what to do with the...