| Jun 15, 2014
OAKLAND, Calif. Not even a delay caused by a bank of left-field lights going dark Saturday night at O.co Coliseum could derail Scott Kazmir.
The Oakland A's handed the left-hander a two-year, $22 million contract after he revived his career last season...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The euphoria of a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox was palpable in the Angels clubhouse Sunday, especially in the corner cubicle of closer Ernesto Frieri, who notched his 10th save in a 4-2 victory in Angel Stadium.
Having rebounded nicely from...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:14 PM
To hear pitcher C.J. Wilson tell it, the Angels might look back on their most recent trip as the turning point of a season.
The club won only three of 10 games on the trip, which included the Angels being swept in three games by the division-leading...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:34 AM
San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune.
The 2.3 acre...
| Jun 11, 2014
The family dog Jessie died recently. In the end of her life she was diapered, blind, deaf and confused, but completely loved and loving. The mom said Jessie went in the best way possible: in the mom's lap on the back porch on a warm spring evening. Animal...
| Jun 1, 2014
Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York.
| 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,...
| May 18, 2014
"Where's my smile, babydoll?"
The "babydoll" bugged me more than the query itself, but the whole thing is obviously pretty obnoxious. It's objectifying, it's bossy, it's presumptuous.
Still, I smiled.
It's a habit. I smile at people when I walk by...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Arthur Turco had defended members of the Black Panther Party across the country, but it was in Baltimore that he would be arrested and jailed — on charges that he and members of the militant group had killed a suspected police informant within their...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:47 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Twin 63-year-old brothers were sentenced Friday to federal prison for defrauding sports fans by persuading them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the...