Economy Feb 29Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies
Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets.
Health Jan 31Virus rattles Chinese American communities, canceling new year events
As the virus has spread overseas, many residents of majority-Asian cities just east of Los Angeles say they are staying inside as much as they can and wearing surgical masks when they go out.
Nation Dec 07PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
Iran and the U.S. conducted a prisoner exchange Saturday that saw a detained Princeton scholar released for an Iranian scientist held by America, marking a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
Nation Jul 08California quakes serve as ‘wake-up call’ to be better prepared
California is spending more than $16 million to install thousands of quake-detecting sensors statewide after two large earthquakes shook the state.
Health Apr 26Los Angeles colleges quarantine over 900 possibly exposed to measles
The action at the University of University of California, Los Angeles, and California State University, Los Angeles — which together have more than 65,000 students — reflected the seriousness with which public health officials are taking the nation's measles outbreak.
Nation Nov 24What makes a California wildfire the worst? Deaths and size
Figuring out just how bad a wildfire is requires taking into account several statistics.
Nation Feb 12Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of California desert
LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well…