| Aug 25, 2008
| 7:32 AM
Margaret Cho knows a thing or two about traveling. After beginning her standup career at 16, she toured the United States nonstop, bringing her unique brand of comedy to venues across the country.
At 26, she broke barriers with her short-lived ABC sitcom...
| May 28, 2008
IF YOU sit at the table in the window at Tara's Himalayan Cuisine, a new cafe on Venice Boulevard in Palms, you can study a large panoramic photo under the tabletop glass. It's a scene of the mountain region from which the cafe takes its name, but...
| Jun 29, 2008
Scattered with the debris of more than 50 years of climbing -- oxygen canisters, tents and backpacks -- Mt. Everest has been called the world's highest garbage dump.
China is moving to clean up its northern side of the mountain and protect its...
| Jan 10, 2008
| 3:32 PM
Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountain-climbing New Zealand beekeeper who became a mid-20th century hero as the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, has died. He was 88.
Hillary, who made his historic climb to the top of the world's highest...
| Jan 11, 2008
Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountain-climbing New Zealand beekeeper who became a mid-20th century hero as the first person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, has died. He was 88.
Hillary, who made his historic climb to the top of the world's highest peak...
| Oct 7, 2009
| 9:01 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A local athlete is attempting to climb one of the world's tallest mountains, thirteen months after he survived an expedition on K2 in Pakistan that claimed the lives of 11 other climbers.
Nick Rice, 24, of Hermosa Beach, is currently 18,...