| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Paul Tanaka wasn't surprised to find himself in a room with a group of FBI agents.
"I knew this day would come," said Tanaka, then the second-in-command at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. "I hoped it wouldn't."
An FBI agent told him his...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition.
Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Buffeted by a rise in converts to other forms of Christianity as well as a falling away from religion entirely, the share of Latino Catholics in the United States continues to decline, a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center found.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:16 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A week after suffering a stroke, Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores remains in the hospital "undergoing treatment and tests," the San Diego diocese said Thursday.
The bishop "expects to go home from the hospital in the near future for...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings
May 15, 1927-February 10, 2013
You are beloved daughter of Margaret Gertrude and Thomas Henry Conroy; charming wife to David William Upham, Sr., and Cmdr. Richard Newman Billings, USN (deceased);...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Plenty of Californians take pride in knowing they can surf in the morning and enjoy winter sports in the mountains in the afternoon, but it's a privilege not often taken advantage of.
For three years, Red Bull has sponsored an event called the...
| Jan 1, 2014
Re "Girl's ventilator court order extended," Dec. 31
The concept of medical futility can simply be stated in regard to an essential fact of human life: At some time in every life, disability or death will exceed our medical powers.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:45 AM
A vigil for a popular Roman Catholic priest who was found slain on New Year’s Day in the small Northern California town of Eureka has been scheduled for Sunday.
The services come after a 43-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Michael Davis (Glendale High, 2013) Brigham Young University football freshman: A successful season that included eight victories and a bowl appearance did not end well for Davis and...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:05 PM
It will take more than doctors, judges and medical records to convince Nailah Winkfield that her child is dead.
Winkfield's 13-year-old daughter, Jahi McMath, entered an Oakland hospital for tonsil surgery three weeks ago and wound up on life support....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:33 PM
With the last bag of laundry successfully removed from my parents' car, we took one more trip up the steps to my new dorm.
My father, mother and I silently looked around the room. It was getting late in the afternoon. I suggested they could stay a...