| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The British Columbia Coroners Service has concluded that "Glee" star Cory Monteith died as a result of heroin and alcohol.
An autopsy and toxicological analysis, performed Monday, said "mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol" killed the 31...
| Aug 11, 2013
Chris Erskine's story ["Roll on By," July 28] brought back remembrances of a trip my husband and I shared 10 years ago. Our train was filled with Australians as well. On Day 2 one jumped up, pointing in the distance and yelling "BARR!" Their cameras...
| Sep 14, 2013
A recent study published in the journal PLOS One found that people who exercise in natural settings enhance their creativity. No surprise then to learn that Sarah McLachlan writes songs in her head while trail running. But 45-year-old singer also takes...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:31 PM
Cory Monteith, star of the hit Fox series "Glee," was found dead Saturday in a Canadian hotel room, according to Vancouver police.
The sudden death of the 31-year old Canadian actor came several months after he had voluntarily checked himself into a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus, as a raft of factors -- tax incentives, a filmmaker-friendly infrastructure, co-funding and...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Cory Monteith appeared a few months ago as if he was truly looking forward to the future, having finally put behind him the demons of substance abuse that had plagued him since he was a youth.
"Sending out my love to everyone," the "Glee" star said in a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Pirate Joe's says Trader Joe's only has itself to blame for creating so many tantalizing flavors for such great prices. And if the Monrovia-based market would just open up an outlet in Vancouver, Canada, there would be no need for legal action. And then...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
VANCOUVER, Canada — For a decade or more, the Vancouver area has enjoyed a reputation as the Asian food capital of North America. Near the airport south of town, locals and visitors flock to Alexandra Road in Richmond, a three-block stretch packed...
| Aug 4, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO VANCOUVER, CANADA
From LAX, Alaska, Air Canada, WestJet and United offer nonstop service to Vancouver, and Delta, Alaska, United and US Airways offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness.
Go ahead, smudge your nose up against the wide windows. Slip outside into the warm, pine-scented vestibule...