| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Striding in her special black walking shoes decorated with turquoise, pink and lime-green squares, 8-year-old Elizabeth Gardner was, literally, on her way to reaching a milestone.
As she began the Save-A-Limb Ride's 1-mile family walk Saturday morning,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:03 PM
As California's drought really starts to bite--the mandatory water use restrictions approved by the state Tuesday are just the beginning--questions are bound to be raised about the indescribably wasteful use of water to retail bottlers.
The sale of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Bottled water is usually a waste of money and, beyond that, an environmental mess. American buy 50 billion bottles of water each year, and recycle less than one-fourth of those bottles. It’s a tremendous source of landfill waste, but worse, 17...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:33 PM
(Reuters) - Bernhard Langer sealed a remarkable record-breaking victory in the Senior British Open on Sunday, winning by 13 shots after leading the event in all four rounds.
The twice Masters champion took an eight-shot lead into the final round and...
| May 11, 2014
If you're feeling the need for a getaway either on or after Mother's Day, may we suggest the following as ideal for some downtime with a beloved, a group of girlfriends, alone or with the kids?
Heritage House Resort, Little River, Calif.
| May 22, 2014
| 8:59 PM
UC Irvine's student government is considering legislation that would condemn the actions of a campus fraternity and force the group to change its longstanding nickname after students complained about its Islander-themed party.
UCI's Phi Gamma Delta...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:22 PM
UC Irvine's student government voted Tuesday evening to condemn the actions of a campus fraternity seen as insensitive to Pacific Islanders after students complained about its Islander-themed party.
Student government representatives voted 14 to 0...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:38 AM
The prospect of solo travel might scare some people, being out in the world with no one to help navigate, to lean on in a pinch or simply to share the moments of discovery. Others love being alone on the road, free to take any detour or linger in any...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Are you thinking about traveling alone?
Travel experts have compiled their choices of the world's best destinations for solo travelers.
Marybeth Bond, founder of The Gutsy Traveler website, started traveling alone at age 29 and has visited more than...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:02 PM
A court ruling issued Wednesday could throw up obstacles to operation of a Kern County groundwater bank that has helped billionaire Stewart Resnick build a nut empire in the southern San Joaquin Valley.
In the latest development in a two-decade legal...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:06 AM
When shooting at Pipeline everything tends to blur into one as your adrenalin is running really high. I remember shooting the Pipe Masters last year and watching CJ Hobgood, John John Florence and Kelly Slater catching some incredible waves. When you're...