LOS ANGELES — It has become almost ho-hum to read a menu that lists precisely where the apples were picked or how the cow was raised. So what’s the next wave in sourcing? It’s already upon us. People are becoming as picky about what goes on their skin as what goes in their bodies, and they a…
LOS ANGELES — Sony Pictures Entertainment canceled the Christmas Day release of “The Interview” after the major theater chains said they would not screen the film.
Think there’s nothing more wholesome than a tub of popcorn and a classic children’s animated film?
Planning to shed a few pounds after all the holiday excess is over? Better check your carbon footprint.
Russia’s air force commander on Tuesday accused the United States and its NATO allies of provoking confrontation over the Baltic Sea by sending spy planes near the Russian border “practically every day.”
Corks fall into a bin along the bottling line on Dec. 5, 2014 at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, Calif. Many winemakers, such as the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma County, are helping with a massive ad campaign championing the benefits of using real cork on wine bottles. (…
Oak barrels line the barrelhouse at the winery on Dec. 5, 2014 at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, Calif. Many winemakers, such as the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma County, are helping with a massive ad campaign championing the benefits of using real cork on wine bottles. …
Bottles are inspected for imperfections before being boxed for shipment at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, Calif. Many winemakers, including Coppola, are joining in an ad campaign for real cork.
SAN DIEGO — Where traffic was once dominant, tourists now sit on waterfront benches made of Alaska yellow cedar and watch luxury liners and tour boats glide into place.
On a warm evening, pedestrians stroll along San Diego’s newly rebuilt North Embarcadero, which features a wide esplanade with a grove of jacaranda trees, benches and Ipe wood “bridges” over decorative plantings.
This grove of medjool date palms is part of the recently completed $31.1 million makeover of San Diego’s North Embarcadero. A 1000-foot section along the harbor between B Street and Navy Pier is the first phase of a larger, yet unfunded, redesign of the entire waterfront.
Pedestrians stroll along the new $31.1 million esplanade at San Diego’s North Embarcadero area.
Jonathan Lucas, chief deputy medical examiner with the San Diego County medical examiner’s office,in an autopsy exam room where he’s now collecting autopsy samples for genome sequencing to reveal causes for some unexplained deaths, on December 8, 2014. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
UPS now treats women appropriately, but case will decide general rule.
LOS ANGELES — It’s an impressive concept, really, Kobe Bryant leading the NBA in scoring at age 36.
Shirley MacLaine, 80 and counting, proves she's one of film's freshest faces.
If you think you couldn't possibly fall in love with a pelican, prepare to be wooed.
Ideas for Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, winter squash, green beans, beets, sweet potatoes.
This three-move pool circuit provides a heart-pumping recovery workout.
Rate of diagnoses among the under-50 set may double by 2030.
Wreckage from Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two lies mangled in desert terrain after it crashed during testing in California on Friday. One pilot was killed, and the other was seriously injured after ejecting the spaceship.
A Ukrainian soldier carries grenade launchers amid a shootout with pro-Russia separatists inside the Donetsk airport, the site of fierce fighting between government troops and pro-Russia separatists since May.
With a grand jury decision looming on whether a white police officer should face charges in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., the investigation has sprung a few leaks.
Hasbro Studios CEO Stephen Davis, holding a Transformer toy, is photographed among toys and family pictures in his office at their headquarters in Burbank, Calif.
Dr. Carol Ball travels to Sioux Falls, S.D., from her Twin Cities home because no one in the state will do the procedure.
Maria Menounos left “Extra” amid reports she wasn’t getting along with Mario Lopez.
Andre Anderiasian, 18, from left, Gabrielle Isacson, 19, and Nadia Kulenovich, 19, students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, carry sleeping bags after spending the night in one of three small caves.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Tatiana Poludnitsina, left, fled from her home in Ukraine for a tent camp in Russia. She shares a tent with a family of four.
The grainy images, without sound, show a man and a woman in an elevator.
Arizona has the third highest rate of the thefts.
USC quarterback Cody Kessler threw for four TDs and a career-best 394 yards in the Trojans’ 52-13 victory over Fresno State on Saturday, He missed practice Tuesday with a toe issue but expects to play against Stanford.
USC head coach Steve Sarkisian will face Fresno State in his debut today. Southern California routed the Bulldogs 45-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl to end last year.
Butcher Lou DeRosa, owner of Marconda’s Meats in Los Angeles, says he is selling more bacon than ever. Its price has risen at more than three times the rate of inflation since 2008.
The internal draft said the effort suffered from a lack of transparency, but it didn’t accuse anyone of wrongdoing.
The shuttle Endeavour was paraded through Los Angeles on its way to a museum in 2012. Since the fleet’s retirement, the U.S. has needed Russia to carry its astronauts into space.
Students can rent, buy used, buy new or buy the digital version of textbooks.
Mia Barakat, from left, Sharifa Khalil, with daughter Alayna, and Shahnaz Osso discuss their fears about their relatives who are still living in Iraq.
Volunteer Jack Schwellenbach displays the skull of a saber-toothed cat who was caught in the lethal sludge of Los Angeles’ La Brea Tar Pits.
“We are the first humans to see this stuff,” says one.
Bitter rivals put on genial face during Kerry visit.
2Buttermilk soaked adds a nice tan to pan-fried chicken. (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Interrupted sleep patterns often have an impact on performance the following day.
At the start of a 12-hour cease-fire, people scoured the rubble of their homes in the Shajaiya neighborhood of Gaza City, looking for the dead and recovering belongings. The district has been a target of Israeli forces, who have destroyed parts with airstrikes and gunfire.
USC head coach Steve Sarkisian talks with the media after the Trojans played their spring scrimmage at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in April.
Just how far the water has fallen in Lake Mead is demonstrated by marks left on the rocks in this April photo.
Grand Canyon National Park last increased its entrance charge in 1997.
Home builders say business is finally looking up.
Sometimes finding a skeleton in a closet can be a good thing — if you’re a paleontologist. Meet Pelagornis sandersi, a giant bird with a wingspan 21 feet across — so wide that it could have been the size of a (very) small plane.
Four years ago, America’s most celebrated basketball player epitomized the selfish and ego-driven ills of the modern sports world when he used a televised spectacle to abandon his Midwestern hometown team and chase riches and glamour on a faraway beach.