| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92.
The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:29 AM
A new study suggests that under-exercising, rather than overeating, may be at the heart of America's obesity epidemic.
Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine report a strong correlation between the rise in obesity and a striking drop in...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Along a shady road here, you can glimpse large estates behind gates and hedges bought with fortunes earned in Silicon Valley. Then you come to the driveway of a ranch house that stands pretty much as it was when built in the 1960s by Harry and Mary...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population.
The study by a 10-member team led by...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Pteropod, meaning "wing foot," refers to a group of animals that have neither wings nor feet as we usually think of them. Instead, these seagoing snails get their name from wing-like extensions they use to swim (the "foot" being the muscular portion of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Pop culture right now likes to portray techie innovators as entrepreneurs. Think Mark Zuckerberg in "The Social Network" or the amiable malcontents of the HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley." All their efforts — all that substantial brain power...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:39 PM
During the last two years, there have been a couple of outbreaks and sporadic cases of bacterial meningitis that federal health agencies failed to address with sufficient aggressiveness. It could have been much worse, and the experience should serve as...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Everyone loves a medical mystery, except the afflicted patient and his or her family who shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of an explanation for a disorder whose name, origin, prognosis and cure are all unknown. Now, the National Institutes of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:43 PM
The Laguna Beach High baseball program will offer a Summer Baseball Camp for local youth starting July 8 at Skipper Carrillo Field on campus.
The camp is open to youth ages six to incoming freshmen students and will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Picture yourself hovering over an alien city with billions of blinking lights of thousands of types, with the task of figuring out which ones are connected, which way the electricity flows and how that translates into nightlife.
Welcome to the deep...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Justice Marvin R. Baxter will retire after 24 years on the California Supreme Court, it was announced Wednesday.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this post included Court of Appeal Justice Martin Jenkins in a list of Latinos whom...