| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Arthur W. Machen Jr., a retired attorney who was also the chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and a legal advocate for the poor, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former Ruxton resident was 92.
| May 31, 2013
| 11:24 PM
CALEXICO — It wasn’t just a class but rather a family that graduated Friday morning from Vincent Memorial Catholic High School.
“Most of them have attended Catholic school together for 12 years now, and they are very united. They have...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure.
From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82.
"Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When environmental writer Jenny Price first began scouting for ways to get to Malibu's beaches, she drove up and down Pacific Coast Highway but did not spot a single sign pointing "this way to the beach."
Shrubbery obscured stairway openings. "Private...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — "I'm too tired to be anxious," said playwright Richard Greenberg, looking worn out with anxiety as he settled into a booth at a Chelsea diner.
This neighborhood canteen, dubbed his "office" by the late theatrical agent Helen Merrill, is...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87.
"Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:46 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Intrauterine devices are safe for teenagers, according to a new analysis of more than 90,000 women who used the long-term contraceptives.
Researchers found less than 1 percent of all women developed serious complications...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Can women cope with combat? A storm of opinions was unleashed in January in response to the U.S. military lifting its ban on women in combat roles. Many saw the move as a positive one. Others were concerned that differences in physical strength would...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Glendale Unified school board candidates are a very polite bunch.
I am convinced, in fact, that our local education race might be the last bastion of civilized discourse in American politics. Two months of campaigning has seen a string of cordial forums...