Nearly 30 years ago, legislative aide Mike Woo shattered a barrier, becoming the first Asian American to win a seat on the Los Angeles City Council.
Notable biologist and big-thinker E.O. Wilson drops the mic on the ways nature and human nature are intertwined.
On the fourth day of DIY Christmas, keep prying eyes away with this secret box camouflaged as a book.
A reader wants the greenest artificial Christmas tree possible. Umbra gets real.
Wasting less where food is produced is not only good for the planet, but it also helps reduce poverty -- the best way to get at hunger.
The U.N. climate summit kicked off with optimism, but fizzled out at the end as countries punted decisions on hot-button topics.
Angalifu, one of six northern white rhinos in the world, died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, apparently from old age, park officials announced.
Baby Hazel was born at just the right minute: 10:11 on 12/13/14.
As the Southland dries off from Friday's major storm, a smaller front of rain arriving Monday will deliver the region another soaking.
Two of the nation’s largest airlines — Delta and American — are going head-to-head in a battle to offer the most stylish, comfortable and tech-friendly seats in the sky.
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Dear Liz: I am working on paying my bad debt from the past to rebuild my scores. I have one credit card that I pay in full every month, but no installment loan. I recently was given the opportunity to take a car loan with monthly payments I could easily afford. Here is my confusion: Taking on...
Question: Our board and management are highly skilled at circumventing laws by using delay tactics for owner requests. Our association's accounting consists of nothing more than unverifiable summaries presented as fact. Management even announced they shredded everything before 2006 per board...
The gig: Blake Robin, a.k.a. Luxxury, is producer and songwriter whose accomplishments include writing songs for film and TV commercials, performing at San Francisco's Treasure Island music festival and DJing at silent discos (dancers wear headphones) in Santa Monica. Robin's most recent work...
On the heels of the movement to add green features to multiple listing service postings, listing accessibility features is also gaining steam.
The polling company Gallup has been measuring levels of employee engagement in the U.S. since the turn of the century. A decade ago, only 30% of employees said they were engaged in their work. You might have thought managers would have wanted to do something about that.
So you've begun thinking about selling your house and you figure: Let's wait until the spring or early summer before listing. The yard will look its best and potential buyers will be out in force. And everybody knows that winter is dead time for real estate.
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. released new guidelines last week aimed at limiting profiling by federal law-enforcement officers. Though he should be commended for tackling the issue, the new guidelines leave much to be desired.
Is there a company in America more in need of adult supervision than Uber?
The priciest congressional election in the country wasn't a slugfest in some silk-stocking district or free-for-all on the pricey Westside of Los Angeles. It was fought here in Northern California, where the American River winds from Folsom through the workaday suburbs of Sacramento.