| Sep 21, 2007
On any given day, CHP Sgt. Joe Morrison sends officers out to a dozen accidents around the jammed intersection of the 60, 91 and 215 freeways in Riverside. He calls the interchange and the four miles of curving downhill freeway leading up to it from the...
| Apr 21, 2009
| 9:43 AM
A second day of searing heat pushed temperatures to historic highs across the Southland on Monday, including Los Angeles, where readings broke records set more than 50 years ago.
The temperature hit 100 degrees in downtown Los Angeles, breaking the...
| Oct 18, 2008
CLASSIC houses by Modernist architects -- once relatively immune to swings in the real estate market -- are no longer able to fetch the premiums they once commanded, if recent prices are any indication.
John Lautner's 1949 Schaffer residence in Glendale,...
| Aug 27, 2008
ON A recent Sunday, a friend and I watched as our kids pulled a wooden wagon through a Ventura County field, pausing to gather black-eyed peas and sun-ripened heirloom tomatoes. They ran down rows of raspberry bushes, filling their hats with the ripe...
| Jun 1, 2009
As the sun rose over a wind-swept stretch of desert just east of Palm Springs, Cameron Barrows tramped over a series of dunes, identifying animal tracks in the sand -- kangaroo rat, shovel-nosed snake, cottontail, pocket mouse, sidewinder rattlesnake....
| Apr 15, 2010
With rain soaking their clothing and fogging up their binoculars, 50 researchers and university students armed with butterfly nets and specimen bottles fanned out across Whitewater Canyon at daybreak Monday to take the first full accounting of wildlife in...
| Jul 18, 2010
As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like.
The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
| Mar 27, 2008
| 12:09 PM
What happens if, two-thirds of the way to a Palm Springs weekend, somebody grabs control of your family's vehicle, veers hard to the right, follows the cliff-clinging goat path known as California 243, then roars into the pines...
| Jul 17, 2008
HERE IN the high desert north of Palm Springs, the tranquillity may be inspirational, but the elements can be harsh. Coping with 100-plus heat one month, flurries of snow in another can prove tough for residents in the cramped, wooden homes typical of the...
| May 26, 2009
| 3:31 PM
Leticia Juarez joined 39 News in April 2009.
Since coming to Houston in 2007, Leticia has covered a variety of issues affecting people living in the Bayou City. In May of 2008, she was the first on scene of the Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church...
| Dec 7, 2008
Hot dogs, other good Kauai eats
I relived my recent Kauai trip through your "Taste of Kauai" article [Nov. 30]. I'd like to recommend a place I learned of: Puka Dogs in Poipu, a fabulous Hawaiian-style hot dog stand with long lines of locals.
| Jan 26, 2009
| 11:05 AM
Ernie Paulson leads Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4 at 9 on OK43 as Anchor. He comes to the newscast from KARK-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas, where his news reporting earned him a 2005 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best News Series, as well as a 2002...