| May 16, 2010
Luxury shoe designer
Elisa Rishwain, 65, who designed luxury shoes under the Elisa Ferare nameplate, died April 25 at her home in Los Angeles after a three-year battle with cancer, her son Brian said.
Born in Stockton on Oct. 28, 1944,...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 11:03 AM
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came home to the Bronx on Friday, visiting her old elementary school before heading to a commencement at the community college where her mother studied in the 1970s while raising her.
| Mar 22, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Daily Pilot reporter Mike Reicher has placed first and second in the investigative reporting category in a statewide journalism contest for his work on a politician who did not live in a legislative district he sought to represent and a legal flap...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Sidney Harman, a philanthropist, polymath and pioneer in high-fidelity sound for homes and cars who tried to resuscitate an icon of American journalism when he bought Newsweek last year, has died. He was 92.
Harman died Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.,...
| Nov 23, 2010
Larry Evans was a rarity in competitive chess — a five-time U.S. champion who wrote widely about the game, including a book once considered the chess players' bible.
A chess grandmaster, he also gained fame for helping Bobby Fischer train for,...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 7:34 PM
COSTA MESA — Los Angeles Times Community News on Thursday announced a promotion, the creation of a new position and a series of recent hires at the Daily Pilot and its sister publications in Orange County.
Don Leach, a 15-year veteran of the...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:15 AM
It's one of the latest budgets to be passed in New York's 220-year history, and it's going to cost you in a variety of ways, unless you're a multi-millionaire.
The state legislature approved the $136 billion budget 125 days late in a vote that took place...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:25 AM
Wal-Mart's lengthy struggle to open in New York City has hit fresh problems -- a controversial report that said America's biggest discounter does not just sell cheap, it makes neighborhoods poorer.
The report concludes that Wal-Mart, the biggest U.S....
| Oct 15, 2010
If you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, you're in plenty of company. Nearly 11 million people take care of the 5.3 million Americans with the disease, a number that's expected to grow to almost 16 million by 2050, according to the Alzheimer's...
| Oct 17, 2010
British actor was on CBS' 'Falcon Crest'
Simon MacCorkindale, 58, a British stage and screen actor who starred in the 1983 NBC-TV series "Manimal" and was a regular on CBS' "Falcon Crest," died of bowel cancer Thursday at a London...
| Jul 2, 2011
Boozy, boorish and self-besotted, the world-famous writer in Woody Allen's current hit film, "Midnight in Paris," is kind of a clown. And, as played by actor Corey Stoll, he's an instantly recognizable replica of the author of "The Sun Also Rises" and...