| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Dodgers fans seeking to voice their frustration or confusion over the team’s TV standoff are invited to a rally on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Short Stop bar in Echo Park.
Times “Fan of the House” columnist Chris Erskine will host the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
PHOENIX — Screaming across the desert just after dusk, the murderous head winds peel back the plastic cowling under the wipers, shearing it right off their bolts.
It's a poignant reminder of why lizards have, over the last million years,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Bums me out that San Francisco stands poised to be a world champion in yet another sport. I was up there recently and it seemed to be mostly falling down. There are no right angles in that decaying city, and termites eat better than the tourists....
| Jan 30, 2011
The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they get stuck in traffic. Then come the recriminations, the tears, the vows...
| Mar 17, 2012
Here I go again, cooling the flames of anger through self-discovery. This time, I am piloting a little plane that's not much bigger than a sofa bed, L.A. winking up at me, as if to say, "You're really doing this?"
Yes, I'm really doing this. Come fly...