Sochi weather, Jimmy Fallon takes over 'The Tonight Show' and more


The future of winter sports on a warming planet

The balmy weather during the Sochi Olympics raises the question: What will be the future of the winter sports on a warming planet?

Why were the 1984 LA Olympics so successful?

A combination of already-existing infrastructure and the constraints of a tight budget allowed LA to host one of the most successful Olympics ever.
fronteras desk

Water czar leaves big legacy and lessons for dry Southwest

In the first part of a water series we’re calling Pipe Dreams, Laurel Morales from the Fronteras Desk went to Las Vegas to talk to a woman who has redefined water management in the west, outgoing water czar Pat Mulroy.
Andy Samberg Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"

Jimmy Fallon ushers in new era of 'The Tonight Show'

Tonight, Jimmy Fallon officially takes over "The Tonight Show," but he does so amidst a very different media landscape from the one that launched the show in back in 1954.

The art of binge watching 'House of Cards'

Looking for ways to count down the hours until Jimmy Fallon's big debut, you could spend them watching a whole lot of Kevin Spacey.
Ellen Page Joins HRCF's Time to Thrive Conference
Time for On the Lot, our weekly summary of news from the movie business with LA Times reporter Rebecca Keegan.
Michael Wilkinson, Costume Designer for American Hustle
Michael Wilkinson has designed costumes for movies including "Man of Steel", "TRON: Legacy", and "Twilight", among many others. But this year might be the one he's most proud of. He's been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the film American Hustle.
El Monte Pharmacy

Pharmacists are taking on a bigger role in primary care

It used to be you, if you were sick, you'd call your doctor and go in for a checkup. But as patient loads increase, medical doctors don't always have time to see or consult you for every ailment.
Covered California Spanish application

How Covered California failed to market itself to Latinos

Now to the ongoing effort to enroll folks in the Affordable Care Act. Since the process began, California has been scrambling to sign up Latinos.
California Report

Bottle recycling bill seeks redemption from wine lovers

For most people, putting cans and bottles into the recycling bin marks the last time they'll ever think about them, but there's a crisis in California's recycling program.

A Mexican folk remedy for a broken heart

For the California Report, Sara Bernard catches up with a clinical herbalist and folk healer to learn about a special heart remedy, and to participate in a traditional ceremony to help transcend her own loss.
GQ Men Of The Year Party - Carpet
Fresh out of Yale's prestigious school of Drama, Lupita Nyong'o landed a role in the new film by acclaimed director Steve McQueen, 12 years a Slave.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin has written her sixth book, which looks at how President Teddy Roosevelt shaped the bully pulpit.
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