The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down as unconstitutional an ordinance in a southern California town that prevented day laborers on public sidewalks from soliciting work from passing drivers.
A southern California fish kill that authorities identified as "millions" of sardines is not the result of any environmental foul play but rather is the product of natural forces, officials said Tuesday.
Although he sometimes feels "a little dishonest" about it, Jeremy Reed says he doesn't have much choice: With seven children, from an infant to a teenager, and on a limited budget, he often reserves only one hotel room when he's on vacation.
Maybe it's because the Ant Queen (summer's movie MVP, Meryl Streep) is so excellently magisterial. Or because Nurse Ant Hova and Wizard Ant Zoc (Julia Roberts and Nicolas Cage, both of them loose and playful -- yes, Cage is playful, not gloomy!) are such a cool formicary couple.
Orange County is nothing if not suburban, but don't call it a suburb of Los Angeles. Two of its cities -- Anaheim and Santa Ana -- are bigger than either Pittsburgh or St. Louis, and both are growing fast enough to rank ahead of L.A. on the MONEY Popularity index.