| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:42 PM
David W. Burcham, the first lay president of Loyola Marymount University, has announced that he will resign as head of the Jesuit campus in Los Angeles at the end of the school year in May.
Burcham, 63, became the university’s president in 2010....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:17 AM
To the editor: When I was interviewed by Sandy Banks for her Jan. 4 column, "Clash of science and faith," I noted that the job of a bioethicist is to "sort things out." My recommendation was to have a team help the family of Jahi McMath focus on "saying...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores has advanced cancer and is being transferred to Nazareth House senior living center to receive palliative care, the Diocese of San Diego announced Wednesday.
"The cancer is widespread, very advanced and very...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The local 7-Eleven is the meeting place, watering hole and cultural center of the San Fernando Valley.
At least that's what Valley-raised artist Jeffrey Vallance wrote in a 1985 essay titled "Avenue of the Absurd: Landmarks of the West San Fernando...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Bethlehem got a little star power last year when actors Corbin Bernsen, Taylor Spreitler and friends scoured the city for spots to shoot their "passion project," a coming-of-age movie titled "Bethlehem."
They said they wanted authenticity and revised...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:15 AM
With minimal fanfare, California state officials have nixed an underhanded effort by two Catholic-affiliated universities and their insurers to deprive the universities' employees of insurance coverage for abortions.
The move by the Department of...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores, who suffered a stroke in April, is being treated for prostate cancer, the Diocese of San Diego announced Monday.
Flores, 66, is being treated at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles, according to...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Diocese of San Diego announced.
Flores, 66, died at 2:47 p.m., at the Nazareth House senior living facility in Mission Valley where he had been transferred this week from...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Paul Salamunovich, the widely respected choral conductor who led the Los Angeles Master Chorale for 10 years, died on Thursday. He was 86 and was suffering from multiple health complications due to West Nile virus.
Salamunovich served as music...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Janice H. Wilcox, former chief of staff for higher-education programs at the U.S. Department of Education and founder and CEO of Education Resources Group, died June 26 of neuroendocrine disease at her Towson home.
She was 73.
"Janice was the founder of...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores, who suffered a stroke April 16, is expected to leave the hospital this week but will not be able to return to his pastoral duties for four to six weeks, the Diocese of San Diego announced Tuesday.
"Bishop Flores has...