| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:01 PM
There really is nary a moment to ponder the romanticism of it all — the danger, the glory, the adrenaline.
The slightest of wrong moves has the potential to produce the most phenomenal of falls.
“If you think, then you’re on your...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Hundreds of millions of dollars in government spending to promote healthy marriages seems to have had little effect on marriage and divorce trends, a new study has found.
The federal government will have spent roughly $800 million on its Healthy...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 12:55 AM
With members of her family now having joined her in Sochi, Russia, Kate Hansen is zeroing in on her Winter Olympics debut.
Hansen, a 2010 La Cañada High graduate, will make her first Olympics run in the women’s singles luge on Monday at 6:30 a.m....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:24 PM
“The Olympic games are coming and she’s on the luge team/
She’s the fastest on the ice that anybody’s ever seen/
Go Kate, go!”
- Ukulele Bartt
It’s hard to know somebody after just one phone call.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Six people have been killed and two injured skiers were awaiting rescue after being struck or buried by avalanches--one 9-feet deep--across the West in recent days.
In Oregon: Two cross-country skiers in Oregon were killed about noon Tuesday near...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Stan Sheldon places his blowtorch between two spinning glass tubes. He blows into a mouthpiece that looks like a cigarette perched on his bottom lip. Air enters one end of a tube and puffs up through smoldering, wilting glass. As the tubes appear near...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona likes President Barack Obama, voted to give him the authority to strike Syria, supported the comprehensive immigration legislation favored by the White House, and works comfortably with members of the opposing party.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
If you haven't read Anne-Marie Slaughter's cover story in the July/August issue of The Atlantic, titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," you've probably seen part of the discussion it sparked. With her argument that "among those who have made it to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The Huntington Beach Council on Aging raised more than $40,000 during the 21st annual On Course golf tournament.
First Bank and Capital Source Bank were title sponsors for the event, held in Huntington Beach. A silent auction and raffle...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who 50 years ago defied the medical establishment and many advocates for the hearing impaired to champion an implantable device, now widely accepted, that made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered.
Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Cousins Mason Bennett and Kenton Durfee are skateboarders on a mission.
Bennett, 23, from North Salt Lake City, and Durfee, 23, from Mesa, Ariz., are nearing the end of a 650-mile skateboarding trip along the California coast to raise money for the...