| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:37 PM
The final radio call from the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots came in at 4:39 p.m. as a wall of fire was racing toward Yarnell, Ariz.
That call, described in a report released Saturday about the tragedy that claimed 19 lives, provides further...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:17 PM
What combination of circumstances makes us remember an otherwise forgettable event? Here’s the recipe, from 67 years ago Wednesday — the Black Dahlia murder.
She was a young nobody, a pretty-ish drifter of a type that filled L.A. just...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Just as he did so many times when he played for USC, Marcus Allen ran determinedly out of the Coliseum tunnel and onto the field.
Tre Madden was not far behind.
Allen, the 1981 Heisman Trophy winner, had donned his retired No. 33 jersey to serve as...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:03 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Even if they didn't have any other reason, USC and Notre Dame should play football every year just so we can tell John McKay stories.
He coached the Trojans from 1960-75 and you don't need a record book to know he was...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Eric Dickerson flew. So has time.
It has been 29 years since the former Los Angeles Rams star set the NFL's single-season rushing record — a span that matches his jersey number — and now the Hall of Fame back once again waits to see if his...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:40 PM
'Killer Ambition' By Marcia Clark. Mulholland Books, 448 pages, $26
The seamy side of Hollywood never fails to fascinate, and it delivers enough intrigue and general nastiness for gripping plots. Few know what that underbelly of tinsel town can entail...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was bound to happen. After six straight Friday nights of Chamber of Commerce-type weather, we've got a mess out there today. As of 1 p.m., I have not heard of any postponements from the games around here. Emmaus AD Dennis Ramella put out an e-mail...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The federal government shutdown has lasted nearly two weeks, but the Washington blame game is still open for business.
Hundreds of demonstrators pushed past barricades at the sealed-off World War II Memorial Sunday as part of a "Million Vet March" to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:57 AM
El escándalo a raíz del supuesto caso de bulling o abuso psicológico y físico del que habría sido víctima el jugador de línea ofensiva de los Dolphins de Miami, Jonathan Martin por parte de su compañero de equipo Richie Incognito solo me confirmaría...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The last four letters of the word "queue" are just there because they saw a queue forming and hoped it was for something good.... Sixth Form Poet Your grandfather clock thinks all your other clocks are snot-nosed little (punks) who......
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"BAD TASTE creates many more millionaires than good taste," said Charles Bukowski.
NOW THAT Kris Jenner's TV talk show met its inglorious (but well-deserved) end, and the ratings of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" have begun to deflate, does this...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Los Angeles graphologist Andrea McNichol is no stranger to high-profile court cases. As an examiner of questioned documents, she has worked on the murder trials of O.J. Simpson and Ted Bundy and the legal challenge of Howard Hughes' will. Clients...