| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:28 PM
She's only 29 years old, but Misty Diaz has undergone 28 major surgeries.
Doctors have done everything from repairing her intestines to retethering her spinal cord and providing her with balance necessary to stand up without toppling over, tie her...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Jocelyn Chia and Andrea Han likely won’t have any concerns about the layout of River Ridge Golf Club when they step on to the venue’s greens again Monday.
The duo from the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team took to the par-72 course...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The rare beaked whale discovered Tuesday night on Venice Beach likely had been dead and decomposing for some time before drifting ashore, a marine mammal specialist said Friday.
The mammal, tentatively identified as a Stejneger's beaked whale, had no...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Adam Silverman gets chummy with the earth when he works.
The ceramist's contentment is obvious when his wet hands are immersed in clay, kneading, smoothing and glazing pots.
But he almost didn't follow his instincts.
With experience in...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Kerri Walsh Jennings has three Olympic gold medals and three children. She's 35 years old and has won 112 beach volleyball tournaments, tied for most in the history of the sport with her now-retired former partner Misty May-Treanor.
And still a loss...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:22 AM
Following an eight year closure, Venice Beach is reopened with an all day celebration....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Steve Choe, 34, is general manager of the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City, a luxury hotel with 361 rooms, including 151 suites. The jewel of the hotel is the Royal Suite, which has 3,300 square feet of space and a view that stretches...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:38 PM
LOS CABOS, Mexico — "Cabo" generally is thought of as one destination at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, but in truth, there is no single "Cabo."
What sits at the rocky, sun-baked meeting of the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Saturday sees an inspiring happening at the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, when eager sailors will take part in the Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired event. Participants will be able to help steer the boats and adjust sheet and...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:28 AM
For nature lovers it is paradise: Ecuador's Archipiélago de Colón, islands better known as the Galapagos. Located in the proverbial "middle of nowhere" in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador, these remote islands of volcanic origin...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:24 AM
It's a climate puzzle that has vexed scientists for more than a decade and added fuel to the arguments of those who insist man-made global warming is a myth.
Since just before the start of the 21st century, the Earth's average global surface...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:36 AM
In 1952, Petoskey veteran Bill Steffens won a design contest to create a new emblem and insigne for the Air Rescue Service, a service of the United States Air Force.
After winning his $25, the design was sent off to the Pentagon to be approved, but he...