| Oct 31, 2011
| 4:34 PM
New Hampshire's RiverRun Bookstore will give up its expensive location in December, but it does not yet have a place to go....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Hewlett-Packard computers: Tech giant Hewlett-Packard is going to remain in the personal computer business after all. New CEO Meg Whitman said Thursday that after a "strategic review" HP would indeed stay in the PC business....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
New Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto hires Larry Corrigan as a special assistant....
| May 8, 2010
Richard Riordan spent eight years as mayor of Los Angeles, but he didn't start his civic engagement with L.A. when he was sworn in, and he didn't end it after he was termed out. Since then, he's become part tribal elder, part fun uncle, but just now the...
| Oct 6, 2011
Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56.
Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 AM
William Donald Schaefer wanted three people — a friend, an aide and a lawyer — to lead the charitable foundation created in his name. Two of the three apparently have other plans.
Years before his death in April, Schaefer designated Gene...
| Aug 18, 2011
Dr. Charles Edwards, a major figure in public health issues as a federal official and later as president of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, died Aug. 7 at his home in La Jolla after a lengthy illness. He was 87.
| Mar 9, 2011
Kim Hill, whose childhood battle with leukemia was the catalyst for the creation of the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia in 1974, has died. She was 44.
Hill died Saturday at UCI Medical Center in Orange, said her father, Fred Hill. Radiation...
| Mar 17, 2011
Oh, NPR, won't you please state your game? Are you liberal? Are you neutral? Are your employees secret socialists? Do their screensavers feature slideshows of Noam Chomsky? Do your office Christmas parties serve only free-range eggnog? Do your parking...
| Jul 4, 2011
The view from the top floor of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power testifies to its place in the life and history of the city. To the north and west are Silver Lake and the Hollywood Hills, dotted with reservoirs that define neighborhoods and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Since Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso took the helm four years ago, only about one-quarter of the system's principals have remained in their posts, a high turnover rate that has rankled education advocates who say they are concerned that leadership...