| Feb 7, 2013
| 1:58 PM
There are a few ramshackle stretches of Coast Highway in Laguna Beach cluttered with tired buildings and bad imagination.
You become immune, driving by in a daze because there's nothing much to look at.
But then you notice the curve. It's an organic,...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Q: Three weeks after a shingles attack, I was suffering excruciating nerve pain across the right side of my scalp and behind my ear. Acetaminophen with codeine was not working.
One morning at 3 a.m. I finally turned on the light, grabbed my laptop and...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:42 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used."
We had all come to Springfield...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Is your home ready for winter? David Cohen from Energy Upgrade California shows us how to keep the heat up and costs down.
Winter is here at last! When temperatures dip in Los Angeles many residents get a frigid wake-up call by Mother Nature. Many...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Elaine Popkin took off her shoes and poured herself a cup of hot coffee -- milky brown from all the cream -- after claiming a cot at Glendale’s winter shelter earlier this week.
“Let’s put it this way -- it’s home. For me, this...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:22 PM
"Small trees had attacked my parents' house at the foundation,” begins “The Round House,” Louise Erdrich's wise and suspenseful new novel. Bazil and Joe, a tribal judge and his 13-year-old son, work to pry loose the stalky shoots...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The visual impact of solar panels can be minimized, according to a report presented by the Environmental Sustainability Committee reported at the Oct. 2 City Council meeting.
The committee, tasked by the council to research the availability of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A major Connecticut insurance company continues to be a political lightning rod in one of the nation's most closely watched U.S. Senate races — the one in Massachusetts.
Television advertisements for both candidates, incumbent Republican Scott...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
CARLSBAD, Calif. - A local group is giving a veteran a new roof and others a chance to get back to work.
Walter “Mitch” Ritter is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman and fell on hard times after retiring from the military, causing his home...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:07 AM
OAK BLUFFS, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Just 10 miles off the southwestern shore of Cape Cod, the island of Martha's Vineyard boasts pristine beaches, soaring cliffs, peaceful meadows, bustling towns and plenty of bucolic island charm.
Although a summer...
| Aug 23, 2012
The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years.
"Our mission is...
| Aug 26, 2012
Firsts come up a lot in conversations about Ann E. Smith.
She was the first African-American woman to win a statewide election in Illinois, for a spot on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Years before, she was the first African-American to be...