| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:52 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The 14th Dalai Lama began two days of lectures in San Diego Wednesday with a discussion about climate change with scientists at UC San Diego.
Later he was scheduled to talk about cultivating peace through justice at the University of San...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Woodland Job Corps Center, in Laurel, honored graduates during a ceremony April 17. The keynote speaker was Leandra Banks, a Woodland graduate who currently is the office manager and youth advisor with the Katie Able Foundation.
| Nov 29, 2009
It's Murphy's Law. Just when you want to look your holiday best -- when you're traveling to visit relatives, old friends and maybe even future in-laws -- is when your beauty routine is most out of sorts. Not to worry: With some planning, you can still...
| Jul 15, 2009
Jane Dalton Weinberger, who coaxed her husband, Caspar W. Weinberger, into politics and was a loyal Washington wife during three Republican administrations before she began to write and publish children's books, died Sunday at a nursing facility in Bar...
| Aug 29, 2010
When actresses begin parading on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, they will be glamorously gowned and coiffed — and it will be no accident that their skin glows and makeup looks perfect for the cameras. It can take a village of experts and weeks of...
| Mar 29, 2009
Chloé, the French luxury house, is devoted to casual separates with enough edge to appeal to young women. Its casual looks, what the French refer to as "day wear," are Los Angeles day-to-night wear. As a matter of fact, the line looks so right for an L.A....
| Mar 18, 2010
| 12:56 PM
| Dec 28, 2008
Department stores and boutiques aren't the only places slicing prices this holiday season. Local day spas are full of specials:
Kate Somerville Ongoing until Wednesday: This celebrity haven is giving customers a "buy one get one free" gift card offer...
| Jul 20, 2008
The End of Sleep
W.W. Norton: 246 pp., $23.95
Fin is a piece of work: an Irish journalist set loose in Cairo on the trail of Skinhead Said, a piratical type with a lair full of priceless antiques and splendid treasures. Fin...
| Jul 16, 2008
Meet the new Willy Wonka: Timothy Childs is a former space shuttle technologist who's building a 29,000-square-foot chocolate factory on prime waterfront property in the Embarcadero. He stands in the factory's laboratory inspecting a sample of split-...
| Jan 18, 2009
At 86, Hilton Joseph says his chest tightens up whenever he walks a long distance or exerts himself.
But his legs are still sturdy and strong, and when President-elect Barack Obama is sworn in Tuesday, Joseph said, he'll push himself to make it to the...