About 6 million years ago, a new mineral analysis suggests, a mighty river zigzagging across the Colorado plateau may have found its way into older gorges, greatly enlarging them to create the West's most spectacular canyon. Still, some geologists aren't sold.
Movie theater owners call for shorter trailers. The National Association of Theatre Owners issued guidelines that seek to limit the length of movie trailers to two minutes, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Last summer, about 1,500 older concrete buildings in Los Angeles were identified by a team at UC Berkeley as being vulnerable during the next quake. The exact list of the buildings was released recently, showing a mix of commercial, industrial and residential buildings.
Just this morning, the California Supreme Court declined to allow former journalist Stephen Glass to practice law in the state. The decision reverses the State Bar Court's majority recommendation, which had sided in Glass' favor.
Earlier this month, a 23-year-old Kim Pham was brutally beaten outside a nightclub in Santa Ana. She died from her injuries last Tuesday. Trying to piece together what exactly happened has proven to be quite a challenge to authorities.
Flu season has finally arrived in California, and it's proving to be a bad one. To date, nearly 100 residents of the state have died from the flu, and officials expect to confirm an additional 51 cases of flu death this week. Compare that with just nine deaths at this same time last year.
It's been ten years since the gleaming, swooping silhouette of the Walt Disney Hall became part of the LA skyline and it's kicking off its birthday celebrations this Sunday with a free concert just down the hill in Grand Park.
The Los Angeles Times has obtained a copy of a list compiled by researchers at the University of California of nearly 1,500 older concrete buildings across the City of Los Angeles vulnerable to collapse in the event of a major earthquake.
Former journalist Stephen Glass has lost an appeal before the California Supreme Court to practice law in California. Glass, who fabricated dozens of stories for the New Republic and other publications in 1998 before being discovered.
American adults ages 18 to 59 have surpassed children and the elderly to become the largest group of food stamp recipients for the first time in history. Higher unemployment, stagnant wages and a loosening of eligibility requirements have driven more working-age adults into the program, officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
The U.S. routinely comes in well below other world leaders when it comes to ranking kids' abilities in reading, science and math. Now a decades-long study that started in 1971 tracks some of our country's best and brightest students.