| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:20 AM
President Obama's public position has long been that he doesn't support gay marriage.
But at a fund-raising event in San Francisco Wednesday night, Obama was talking about how his work is not finished. He said it would take more than one term "for us...
| May 16, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Nancy Pelosi was a staple of Republican campaign ads in the 2010 midterm elections that led to her ouster as speaker of the House.
But even out of power, the San Francisco Democrat is the featured villain in what has become the first major electoral test...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 10:25 AM
With hours to go before the House is scheduled to vote on the $38 billion spending package engineered by the White House and GOP leadership, at least one leading Democrat was still weighing whether to go along with the deal: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San...
| Aug 15, 2010
When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father.
"It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?"
Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 1:49 PM
First impressions are important to designer John Gidding and the foundation for his "Curb Appeal: The Block," a home-improvement show on HGTV.
"For curb appeal improvements that are easiest and inexpensive, the best thing to do is to focus on the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:04 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) -- The reward for information leading to arrests in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow is now up to $225,000 as the victim suffers a medical setback.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to...
| Nov 18, 2010
For most of the last year, Terrance and Frances Leighton went back and forth on whether the latest dry white wine from their Kalin Cellars winery was ready for release.
Finally, after tasting and re-tasting and making sure every trace of what Frances...
| Aug 19, 2010
After chopping vegetables for a dinner party for 60, and serving as many appetizer plates of potato croquette fried in duck fat with crème fraiche and caviar, Lisa Stern, a homemaker from Calabasas, sits down beside her husband to eat her meal.
| Sep 23, 2010
Outside the old Venice jail, toddlers in tie-dyed shirts lick avocado-vanilla popsicles and graying couples aim their Leica cameras at a small-scale organic garden. Inside, wines are dispensed from behind the mahogany reception desk while curious cooks...
| Mar 31, 2011
I've always loved Robert Frost's line about home being the place where, "when you have to go there, they have to take you in." Perhaps I'm putting an overly optimistic reading on it, but the idea that even on our coldest, darkest nights, there is always a...
| Oct 14, 2010
The dimly lighted dining room pulses with gritty hip-hop and clanking silverware as diners eagerly await what's being constructed in a kitchen filled with tattooed chefs, steam and sharp focus. A bartender wearing blinged-out earrings swaggers over to a...
| Apr 21, 2011
I used to know a guy who would drive up to Santa Barbara just for the afternoon to visit with an old man he respected. I couldn't believe it. In my mind's eye, the Central Coast city seemed much farther than a couple of hours away. Yet it's really not...