| May 21, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Reporting from Oakland -- Harold Camping's promised final show Thursday night was much like his others. For an hour and a half, before a backdrop of wood paneling and fake plants in an Oakland studio, the self-styled scriptural scholar fielded calls...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:21 AM
IRVINE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney returned to Southern California on Monday for a series of fundraisers.
Romney started his day out at a $50,000 per couple fundraising breakfast at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine....
| Nov 15, 2009
Florida's Scenic Highway program was started in the mid-1990s through the state Department of Transportation to recognize roadways that show Florida's history, culture and resources. Since then, 24 roadways have been designated as either scenic or...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 11:13 AM
Well, it was fun for Gator fans while it lasted, but the hope that Chris Martin might commit to Florida was short-lived.
The coveted DE from Oakland, Calif., who attended high school at Aurora (Colo.) Grandview, decommitted from Notre Dame in the...
| Aug 15, 2010
I had been reluctant to try in-flight Wi-Fi because of the cost, but when I found a discount that cut the fee to $7.46 on a recent American Airlines flight, I tried the service and liked it. And the connection seemed faster than my DSL at home.
| Jun 17, 2009
Some time next year, a seeing-eye dog may guide visitors -- even those with no vision problems -- through the galleries of the Hammer Museum in Westwood to a pre-selected painting. In San Francisco, young actors in training may be found rounding up an...
| Aug 9, 2009
"My country is my family," writes Ricky Rice as he concludes his apologia pro vita sua -- a.k.a Victor LaValle's massive, heroically strange new novel, "Big Machine" (Spiegel & Grau: 378 pp., $25). "I like America."
There's something both dissonant and...
| Dec 6, 2009
1Comfortably over a thousand pages, "The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard" "The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard" (Norton: 1,216 pp., $35) isn't just a doorstop but the door itself, a portal to the worlds that Ballard (who died this year) hatched in his...
| Aug 17, 2010
Harrison "Buzz" Price, an engineer turned theme-park strategist whose research led Walt Disney to place Magic Kingdoms in Anaheim and Orlando, has died. He was 89.
Price died Sunday of chronic anemia at Mt. San Antonio Gardens' hospice in Pomona, his...
| Nov 28, 2006
NEWARK, CALIF. — Hemant Shah is in the business of creating catastrophes.
The computers at Shah's Silicon Valley company, Risk Management Solutions Inc., contain mathematical models of every U.S. disaster from the 1812 earthquake that toppled...
| Apr 9, 2009
PONTIAC (AP) - Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson says he won't run for Michigan governor in 2010.
The well-known Republican in the Detroit area says a campaign would take too much time away from his job running county government.