| Dec 17, 2008
Bored by your bar? As we head into the heart of the holidays, it may be time to take a hard look at what you're serving to guests in the way of drinks. If you're in a rut, spirits-wise, now is the occasion to give your bar a holiday makeover.
| Jan 30, 2009
| 3:23 PM
A judge has set bail for the Bay Area transit officer accused of killing an unarmed man at $3 million.
Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson issued his decision Friday, after the lawyer for 27-year-old Johannes Mehserle argued that his...
| Aug 27, 2008
State lawmakers are moving to allow lone motorists to use carpool lanes on congested stretches of the 110 and 10 freeways -- for a fee.
Vehicles carrying more than one person could still cruise in those lanes without charge under a proposal under...
| Sep 18, 2008
Howard Barry Pompel, one of the 25 people killed in Friday's Metrolink commuter train crash, was remembered today at a Simi Valley service as a vivacious, caring man who gave his time to myriad temple and community causes.
At least 100 people gathered at...
| Oct 9, 2008
Los Angeles is as famous for its traffic congestion as it is for its sunsets and palm trees, and it has paid a steep price, in smog and gridlock, for its love affair with cars. Belated attempts to devise a functional public transit system have run up...
| Oct 31, 2008
Today's question: California's prisons and jails are chronically overcrowded; how much of that is related to drug offenses? How much prison and jail overcrowding, if any, would be relieved by Proposition 5? Previously, Kreit and Cooley debated whether...
| Dec 14, 2007
Advocates for the mentally ill filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger subverted the will of voters when he eliminated a $55-million program for the homeless mentally ill -- a program he himself had touted as a success.
| Sep 10, 2009
You'd think that with half the state charred -- and wildfires seemingly getting worse every year -- a top priority in Sacramento would be to improve California's firefighting capability. But it hasn't even been on the Legislature's agenda.
| Sep 29, 2009
| 10:06 PM
Michael Jackson was never a fixture on the county fair circuit, but his Neverland rides now are on a never-ending tour.
The attractions he set up in his estate's private amusement park have been auctioned off and are being trucked from carnival to...
| Oct 8, 2009
| 12:17 PM
Gayle Anderson was wth a preview of the L.A. Opera's first ever COSTUME SHOP SALE!
More than 2500 costume pieces go on the block in advance of Halloween, Saturday, October 10th, 2009 from 10:00AM to 6:00PM. This event will appeal to trick-or-treating...
| Oct 16, 2006
WHILE no man is an island, too many are like lonely peninsulas jutting off from the rest of society. In recent decades, close friendships among Americans have dwindled -- especially among certain groups of men.
And, experts say, there are consequences to...
| Dec 13, 2009
The well-dressed woman in hoop earrings and glitter eye shadow took the podium. "Hello," she said, her voice gruff and resonant. "My name is Darlene, and I'm an alcoholic."
"I'm the alcoholic who was sweetly hit upside the head when Children's Services...