| 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...
| 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,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:36 PM
City Councilman Bernard C. Parks on Monday said Gov. Jerry Brown failed California taxpayers by ignoring his complaints about secrecy surrounding the deal that gave USC control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of its revenue.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:17 PM
A remarkable transformation is taking place in the heart of Los Angeles. Over the last 10 years, downtown L.A. became vibrant as it built ties to the south, reaching USC and Exposition Park. From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the California Science...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti acknowledged Monday that Los Angeles was continuing to have trouble diversifying its ranks of firefighters, saying he did not expect much progress with the first class of recruits on his watch.
“I haven’t seen all of the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art will join 20 Southern California arts venues during the ninth annual Museums Free-For-All.
Between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, patrons can enter the Newport Beach location at no charge. Along with free admission to its...
| 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....
| 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....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Catherine Opie confessed she was never a fan of the posters at LAX showing the mayor welcoming air travelers to Los Angeles.
"I always thought they could have been done better," the photographer said. Starting Thursday, there will be a new series of...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When “Star Trek” showed Capt. James T. Kirk writing on a handheld, touch-sensitive electronic notepad in 1967, most computer scientists, not to mention most viewers, thought it was absurd — a fun flight of fancy, yes, but certainly not...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The gig: Richard Plump is chief executive of Plump Engineering Inc., an Anaheim architectural engineering firm with 38 employees. Plump helped oversee the transportation of the space shuttle Endeavour from Los Angeles International Airport to the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:02 PM
One year ago, Endeavour’s 26th and final mission was a 12-mile route through the streets of Los Angeles....