Six AP wire stories are all that shows, plus this alert: "We are experiencing technical difficulties on latimes.com and calendarlive.com. We are working to fix the problem. Thank you for your patience." (I'm told in email that the entire Tribune chain of websites is down. Something about the servers...)
* 4:10 p.m. update: "database crash...haven't heard an ETA"
5:45 update: It's back up. I just now looked, so if you're scoring at home, I don't know when service was restored.