Welcome to Trail Guide, your daily tour through the wilds of the 2016 presidential campaign led by the L.A. Times political team. It's Thursday, July 30, and this is what we're watching: After weeks of restricting access, Hillary Rodham Clinton is engaging with voters in New Hampshire Sen. Bernie...
Ross Macdonald and Eudora Welty were titans of fiction: he a mystery writer whose work, like his California compatriots in noir Raymond Chandler and Walter Mosley, encompassed not just murder but the social and political entwined in cities like L.A. and fictional Santa Teresa; she a novelist and...
California regulators are expected to release figures Thursday showing how much the state cut back on water use in June -- data that could lead to fines for urban water suppliers failing to meet conservation targets.
The legendary Riviera closed its doors May 4 in Las Vegas after 60 years of lighting up the Las Vegas Strip, and now its neon marquee shines bright again. The sign has a permanent home at the Neon Museum just north of downtown Las Vegas.
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Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires’ disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air, have been reported in the Bronx over the last two weeks in what the Health Department is calling a concerning “unusual increase” in cases. Show More Summary
Rick Guidotti, a fashion photographer, once defined beauty by supermodels, hairstylists and magazine covers, but a chance encounter at a Manhattan bus stop changed his perspective.
Variability in blood pressure from one visit to another is associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a large prospective study.
Despite my uneasiness with it, the science has saved countless lives.
The outbreak of the disease, the largest New York City has seen in at least two years, has flared up in the neighborhoods of Highbridge, Morrisania, Mott Haven and Hunts Point since July 10.
Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the chairwoman of the fund that is heading the program, said one in four New Yorkers has a diagnosable mental health disorder.
Robert S. Wieder meditates on the dogged persistance of jokes about Chris Christie's weight, in the face of how formulaic and predictable they have become.
An analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from human sewage in Olympic and Paralympic venues in Rio.
A range of research efforts aim at finding ways to improve or enhance the activity of cellular maintenance mechanisms involved in ensuring quality control. Proteins are the building blocks of cell machinery but constantly become damaged or misfolded, which can then cause harm through incorrect function. Show More Summary
A number of ongoing research programs aim to collect more data on the biochemistry and genetics of the oldest of old people, and here is an example of one of them. I don't believe that these efforts contribute greatly towards building...Show More Summary
This is a guest post by Jenny Rosenstrach with Dinner: A Love Story. I recently met Jenny in person at an event and thought you guys would enjoy learning about her blog and her mission behind the family dinner!
You know this happens all the time – gaining and losing the same 5 or 10 pounds over and over again. Let’s say you need to lose 20 pounds or more, but instead of losing all your weight, you keep losing 7 pounds and then gaining back the same 7 pounds over and over again. Continue Reading...
How an experienced interventionist can jump start a successful treatment episode.
Macklemore admits to relapsing, MTV casting flakka addicts for reality show, and drunk badger found on beach.