| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust -- not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics -- doomed civilizations of the past, from...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Minimalism, the musical version, has always been a numbers game. It began with extended tones, with beats added and subtracted to phrases at will and with simple rhythms played in and out of phase to create complex patterns.
So let's have some numbers...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Sometime over the past couple of weeks, officials for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement division revised guidelines for how agents are to conduct themselves in and around courthouses.
The change came on the heels of complaints by the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The two new tunnels discovered this week along the San Diego-Mexico border mark the sixth and seventh cross-border passages that authorities have located in the last four years. Officials have found more than 80 tunnels from California to Arizona since...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Community activists pledged Monday to continue fighting the construction of an immigrant processing center on the Central Coast, despite a bitterly contested vote in which a local city council advanced the project in the face of fervent public opposition....
| Apr 3, 2014
Re "Who should be deported?," Opinion, March 27
It's most telling that John Sandweg, a former head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, excoriates the inhumanity of current ICE deportation policies. His piece should be required reading for all...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Seventeen people were detained Friday after a panga was spotted off the coast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, federal authorities said.
A bystander alerted local police after spotting the 25-foot fishing boat about 8:30 a.m. near Lunada Bay, said...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:55 PM
BROWARD COUNTY (Multiple Locations)
BROWARD COLLEGE KIDS AND TEENS SUMMER COLLEGE
Multiple locations in Broward County
Multiple locations in Broward County...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Coffee futures posted the biggest monthly gain in almost two decades on mounting concern that abnormally dry weather will reduce the crop in Brazil, the world’s top producer and exporter.
This year, arabica coffee has soared 63 percent, the most...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Saying she was sending a message to any American who would consider traveling abroad to sexually exploit children, a federal judge on Friday sentenced a retired U.S. Marine captain convicted of having sex with young girls in Cambodia to life in prison....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:14 PM
GUADALUPE, Calif. — As a nearby tractor purred to life, Miguel Villagomez picked up his knife and stepped into a furrow of dirt amid thousands of plump heads of cauliflower ready for cutting.
"This," the 19-year-old from Michoacán, Mexico, said...
| Mar 7, 2014
Luciano Sandoval, a 41-year-old farmworker living in the United States without legal status, went to the Kern County Courthouse in Bakersfield last month to pay a traffic ticket. A few days later, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained him as...