| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:46 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:27 PM
The realization didn't hit Bill Haas until after he clambered onto the balcony next to East Lake's 18th green late Sunday.
Two trophies flanked PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem for the closing presentation. One was for the Tour Championship, which...
| Oct 17, 2011
Nets OK with delay
Considering their lame-duck status in New Jersey, the Nets would prefer the NBA calendar simply flip to 2012-13, when they become the Brooklyn Nets. The NBA's ultimate limbo franchise, awaiting not only a...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A hangover taxi is weaving through the streets of London, helping hung-over professionals get to work the night after a few too many tequila shots. It's called the Kab-u-to work, started by the Kabuto Noodle company, and it's brilliant.
It's amazing no...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:44 PM
You're not alone if you've developed pain in your feet since the temperatures outside have dropped.
"Colder weather makes you realize there's a problem," says Dr. Jim Ioli, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School. "You're no...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:46 AM
For the first time ever, my husband and I have a proper guest room. Even better, our new house has a designated "guest wing." That of course makes it sound fancier than it is, when in reality it is a circa-1960s cinder-block addition of a couple of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:05 AM
I am a cheapskate. Frugal is a nicer word, but the truth is I can pinch a penny till Abe gets bruises. So of course I brought my skin-flintiest spirit to my recent renovation of my powder room.
The room had long bugged me, with its outdated vanity,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick leapt off an abandoned cement plant in Lakeland, Fla., on Sept. 10, her death was ruled a suicide and instantly became a national tragedy. Tuesday, police announced the arrest of two classmates, ages 12 and 14, for...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I've been taking a couple of over-the-counter ibuprofen tablets two or three times per day to ease pain and inflammation in my knees. Could it be harmful to do this for an extended period of time, say a year?
A: Ibuprofen is one of the nonsteroidal...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Last week, we discussed migraine headaches and how they're diagnosed in children. Now it's time to decide how to treat a migraine. Just as with diagnosing these headaches, it's important to individualize treatment for each child,...
| Nov 2, 2013
The Sunshine Boys isn't just playing this weekend at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles. It's also running at Santa Anita, during the Breeders' Cup.
Santa Anita's version isn't just two old guys, blabbing away on stage. This pair, Gary Stevens and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Born in Colon, Panama, and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gary Forbes had basketball on his mind when he was growing up. When he discovered he had Type 1 diabetes, he worried that it would derail his NBA plans. But, with the help of his diabetic father, he...