Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images Dwight Howard honored former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant during NBA All-Star Weekend. Howard previously had a sneaker deal with Chinese company Peak, which expired last September. According to ESPN’s Nick DePaula, the eight-time All-Star “had six-figure sneaker deal offers” prior to the Slam DunkContinue Reading

Evelyn Taft’s Weather Forecast (Feb. 14)Evelyn Taft takes a look at tonight’s weather forecast. 4 minutes ago Good Samaritan Thwarts Carjacking With Child In VehicleCell phone video shows officers trying to handcuff a man who had just jumped into a woman’s car that was stopped at the intersection of PoinsettiaContinue Reading

People are coping with the sudden death of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, in different ways. Some created makeshift memorials outside Staples Center, while others, like local artists Arthur Akopyan and Haibert Sarkissian, expressed themselves about the recent losses of life through art. On one of the wallsContinue Reading

The Angels’ offseason of flashy acquisitions, thrifty rotation additions and overall improvement ended with a thud Sunday when a proposed trade with the Dodgers for outfielder Joc Pederson and right-handed pitcher Ross Stripling collapsed. Despite the move being of clear benefit to their roster, the Angels were the team thatContinue Reading

Dave McCoy, a towering pioneer of the California ski industry, who with vision, hard work and a knack for the mechanical transformed a remote Sierra peak into the storied Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, has died. He was 104. A notice of McCoy’s death posted Saturday afternoon on the Mammoth MountainContinue Reading