| Jul 23, 2014
2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS
•Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt.
•Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y.
•Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago
•Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Fighting the rush-hour commutes six days a week from La Cañada Flintridge to Long Beach might leave most motorists irritated. Not so for Jared Arat.
When stuck in a traffic jam on a freeway on his way to practice with his youth rowing team, Arat had...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:40 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Cyclists love the twisty, turny, hilly Green Mountain Scenic Byway, which starts in Oakland as County Road 438 and heads west to Lake County, where it becomes Old Highway 50, then County Road 455. It takes through some of Central Florida's biggest hills,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:10 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman will start this afternoon in the series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, his third start since being called up from Triple-A Norfolk earlier this month.
In his last two...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The Inland Empire east of Los Angeles is projected to be one of the fastest-growing large metropolitan area economies in the country over the next six years, according to a forecast released Friday at the United States Conference of Mayors.
| May 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that.
And on and on.
More than 11,...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Helen Harmon settled into her usual spot with her iced coffee and Sunday paper. From the shaded picnic table in the corner of the West Orange Dog Park, she could note the arrival of the other Sunday morning regulars: Louie and Cocoa, the French bulldogs;...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:28 PM
As the returns rolled in on election night, it looked like an obscure Mojave Desert accountant with his dirt-cheap campaign for state controller might pull off the unlikely feat of denying state Assembly Speaker John Pérez a spot in the November runoff....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:15 PM
We hear a lot about Central Florida's paved bike trails but less about the even more abundant unpaved hiking trails. Here are seven gems all within an hour's drive of downtown Orlando: Florida Trail, Flagler Trail, Shingle Creek Trail, Wekiva River Buffer...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:37 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mark Davis, owner of the Oakland Raiders, has acknowledged the possibility of moving the franchise back to Los Angeles if Oakland can't get its act together on a new stadium.
That's interesting. But if words translated into...