| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Pasadena boasts a bounty of entertainment options, but only one offers the opportunity to spend an evening picking some of the most interesting brains in art, science, politics and entertainment.
This high-minded cultural event is the Distinguished...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:55 PM
A media mogul, a surfboard industry pioneer, a coach of disabled athletes and the first man to sail solo around the world are among the inaugural inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame, a Maryland institution working to build a permanent home on...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Tom Brokaw was the anchor of NBC News from 1982 to 2004. He's from the old school of news journalism, a torchbearer from the days of Walter Cronkite when TV newsmen commanded a respect and trust from their audience that doesn't exist anymore. Brokaw's...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:16 PM
"CBS This Morning," a new program anchored by Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill, made its debut Monday, Jan. 9. The broadcast airs from seven o'clock to nine o'clock on KWCH 12. It replaces "The Early Show" which ended its 12 year run on Friday.
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:46 AM
It started with Buck Rogers. The mid-20th Century comic book hero — forever rocketing through space, ray gun in hand — sparked Glendale resident Robert Costa’s life-long infatuation with space exploration.
So when Costa, then in the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The ABC drama "Pan Am" looks great on-screen because every detail is so sharp in person. From the 707 jet replica in a studio warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to the constricting undergarments the stewardesses wear, everything is authentic.
| Mar 1, 2012
Most wars have a turning point that either signals the road to victory or the ditch of defeat. In Vietnam, the 1968 Tet Offensive by communist troops against South Vietnamese and American forces and their allies is regarded as the turning point in that...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:33 PM
On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City.
"Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled.
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Franklin D. Rooseveltreceived 85 percent to 90 percent of the Jewish vote in 1932, 1936, and 1940. How was it, then, that in the run-up to the 1944 election, FDR's top Jewish supporters were worried that he might lose a significant portion of the Jewish...
| Mar 29, 2009
All right, tell me this doesn't sound a little strange:
I'm sitting in Costa Mesa with a silver-haired gent who once ran for Congress as a Republican and used to lock up drug dealers as a federal prosecutor, a man who served as an Orange County judge for...
| May 4, 2007
Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., who followed his barnstorming parents into the sky as a Navy combat pilot and was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, has died. He was 84.
Schirra, who had been battling cancer,...