| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:38 PM
| Mar 10, 2011
| 11:51 PM
A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. Fires triggered by the quake burned out of control up and down the coast.
At least one...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 6:38 AM
Tsunami waves have reached Hawaii, but the first waves hitting the state are only about a foot higher than usual, according to officials and local news reports.
Officials had ordered an evacuation of Hawaii's coastal areas after the devastating 8.9...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 11:06 AM
For Mark Romero, showing off the communal areas of the Silo Point condominium where he lives is just as important as touting his own place.
As he walks toward the front desk in the lobby, the concierge greets him by name. Romero then moves toward an open...
| Jul 28, 2011
When I was growing up in Tokyo in the '60s, we had bento day at school once a week. This meant mother had to get up early and fix lunch for her five children. We were proud of her bento, which might include a little leftover meat, such as sukiyaki,...
| Apr 14, 2011
The curry first hits you in a rush of spice as persistent and irrepressible as the heat of a desert afternoon. It wells up in your eyes and trickles down your nose before emanating out to your extremities. But this is a controlled burn, calibrated as...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Japan struggled on Saturday to recover from its worst earthquake, which unleashed enough energy to generate a tsunami that threatened several countries along the Pacific Rim, including the United States where parts of California and the rest of the West...
| Nov 19, 2010
Orange County offers both opportunity and pitfalls for farmers market shoppers.
The area's demand for fresh local produce far exceeds the supply, particularly for crops such as stone fruit and apples, and it's difficult for upstate growers to make it...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:35 PM
In December, shortly after taking office, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie told the Los Angeles Times that he hoped to use his new perch to take on the so-called "birther" movement, the belief that President Obama was not born in the state -- or, more to...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday credited Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) for making "the right decision" with her veto of the so-called "birther bill," which would have required presidential candidates to submit their birth certificates in order to...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:38 PM
For many people, Friday in Central Florida was undoubtedly another beautiful day at the Walt Disney World parks.
Yet many East Coast Disney fans probably had their attention focused westward as the D23 Expo kicked off its first day in Anaheim, Calif....