| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Col. Erland A. Tillman, a decorated Army officer and noted civil engineer who helped design the Maryland Transit Administration's Metro subway from Owings Mills into downtown Baltimore, died of complications from heart failure Sept. 6 at Gilchrist Hospice...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:27 AM
It's finale time! Make some party noises, put on some party hats, drink some party beverages, whatever floats your finale boat. I'm gonna dive in because of all the stuff that is happening, but I will foreshadow that this ending is not as predictable as...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Amsterdam is a laboratory of progressive living and tolerance, bottled inside Europe's most 17th-century city. Like Venice, this city is a patchwork quilt of canal-bordered islands, anchored upon millions of wooden pilings. But unlike its dwelling-in-the-...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The prospects of finding a distributor for a $220,000 movie, produced mainly by college students at an obscure San Diego Catholic university, could hardly be worse.
But about 60 students at John Paul the Great Catholic University who embarked on a...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Huntington Beach loves its history.
Since my column a couple of weeks ago about my goal to locate old buildings as the first stage in trying to create a historic marker program around the city, I have received some truly fascinating emails from people...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:01 PM
I looked at a lot of restaurant scores earlier this week for a story I wrote on restaurants that failed inspections. The South Dakota Department of Health listed eight (later corrected to seven) Aberdeen restaurants on its website as scoring below 80,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:35 AM
CHARLEVOIX — A piece of the 101-year-old Masonic
Building in downtown Charlevoix at the corner of Bridge Street and Mason Street fell off and crashed to the sidewalk at around 6:45 a.m. today, Thursday.
The rubble still sits near the front...
| Jun 19, 2013
What do Disney World and the New York City subway system have in common — besides frequent sightings of bigger-than-life mice?
Both do a good job of transporting people and giving their customers entertaining rides.
When passengers are carried...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Experts who know the hall's...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:54 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A commission formed to examine ways to guard against storms like Sandy released a report Friday that calls for flood walls in subways, water pumps at airports and sea barriers along the coast.
The final report was first...