| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Striking a "back to basics" theme, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti concluded his first State of the City address by challenging residents to help build "the Los Angeles of tomorrow."
"I stand before you today to say that the state of our city is strong,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented a long and eclectic list of initiatives in his first State of the City address Thursday, promising to reinvigorate the city's major boulevards, cut taxes for businesses, put building records online and keep a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:53 AM
The new exhibition at Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery and Science wants to scare you stupid. But there’s a good reason: to make you smarter.
The museum’s “Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear,” on tour from the California...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
It was the type of weather that would have scrubbed a space shuttle launch.
The rain was relentless. Water streamed down Dennis Jenkins' glasses, dripping off the tip of his nose, as he surveyed the scrap yard not far from where the shuttles once...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Meet megamouth. He's the world's rarest shark.
Maybe your kids would rather reach out and touch tires that flew in space on the space shuttle Endeavour.
The artists in your family can create their own masterpieces while young scientists can watch...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Anyone who thinks the U.S. space program is done with and permanently parked at the California Science Center in the form of the space shuttle Endeavour hasn’t heard NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and aerospace engineer Camille Alleyne (yes,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Roger Kozberg, an insurance executive who helped guide the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum through a $93-million renovation and became a top proponent for the facility's use as an NFL stadium, has died. He was 77.
Kozberg had neuroendocrine carcinoma,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:40 AM
In an acquisition that will make it the largest auto parts seller in North America, Advance Auto Parts said Wednesday that it would pay $2 billion to buy General Parts International Inc., which owns the Carquest brand.
Advance Auto Parts , based in...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Advocates of boosting California's meager state-funded grants to the arts received official word Thursday that they've got some heavy lifting to do, because Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal has no good news for the arts.
Brown's budget plan...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:37 PM
It was kind of like "American Idol," without the singing and the snarky remarks.
After weeks of coaching and rehearsals, 10 contestants had three minutes each on stage to pitch their dreams to a panel of judges and an audience of 600 high-minded donors....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was flirting with insolvency, but that didn't stop its government overseers from incurring hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal expenses to keep secret their deliberations on a new long-term lease for the stadium....