| Jun 30, 2010
Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
| May 8, 2010
If your child turns into a clam the moment you ask about school, you may need to alter your approach. We turned to the experts for tips on getting kids of all ages to offer up their pearls of wisdom.
Start a 30-minute rule: Make your first half-hour...
| Jul 21, 2010
There are a lot of things that be accomplished in just one second.
You can snap a picture, flash a smile or give a shout out. But, according to science, men need less time than that to judge a woman's looks as a potential partner. Dallas resident Joey...
| Dec 12, 2010
Call it a mini-crisis. It was my fourth day of skiing — ever — and Vail Mountain was getting pounded with snow.
Standing at the base, I watched my buddies charge hard for the iconic back bowls. As a newbie and still unsure on skis, I...
| Jul 24, 2011
From the front door of the house to the back is a straight shot unbroken by walls, handy for pacing, 24 steps each way.
It is a small house on a small lot in Highland Park, a Los Angeles neighborhood that was on its way up until the recession. The...
| Feb 13, 2010
I'm always telling the skeptics that Los Angeles does too have four seasons: They're called fire, flood, drought and quake.
FOR THE RECORD:
Patzert: In the Patt Asks Q&A with climatologist Bill Patzert on Feb. 13, the amount of...
| Jul 4, 2011
The view from the top floor of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power testifies to its place in the life and history of the city. To the north and west are Silver Lake and the Hollywood Hills, dotted with reservoirs that define neighborhoods and...
| Aug 26, 2011
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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, handily leads all declared Republican challengers plus a couple of undeclared challengers, according to the new Florida Poll. The poll, from Ron Sachs Communications and Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, shows the only...
| Aug 29, 2011
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Alcohol A 19-year-old Grayslake man was arrested Aug. 25 near West Illinois Route 120 and Misty Hill Lane and charged with possession and underage consumption …...
| Aug 25, 2011
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The family of a 16-year-old Naperville Central High School student last seen on Monday said they are praying for the help of anyone that can …...
| Aug 23, 2011
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The tremor occurred at about 1:51 p.m. It was given a preliminary magnitude of 5.8, centered about 35 miles northwest of Richmond. We are evacuating our building, but leave a comment and we will post when we return. UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.:......