| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:12 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon, Homer Gaines hiked with girlfriend Tami Stillwell to the gusty peak of Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay, bent down on one knee and slipped a topaz and white-sapphire ring on her finger, capturing the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., a highly regarded T. Rowe Price portfolio manager who was also a philanthropist and one of the minority owners of the Orioles, died Aug. 12 of complications from lymphoma at his Ruxton home. He was 68.
"Jack was one of the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:48 AM
If you listened very closely on Tuesday night during Black Sabbath's return to the city, you could hear the Big Bang of heavy metal echoing through the sweat-drenched Los Angeles Sports Arena.
It was buried in the slow, menacing guitar lines of...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Ethel W. Galvin, a Bryn Mawr School trustee, died of lymphoma Aug. 29 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Poplar Hill resident was 86.
Born Ethel Allen Wagandt in Baltimore, she was the daughter of George Taylor Wagandt and...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
West Marine, a boating supply store, is looking for Newport Beach marine-based nonprofits to be the beneficiaries of its charity celebration next month.
The event, Cruising for a Cause, will take place during West Marine's grand opening of its...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:38 PM
It’s not surprising that artist/author/filmmaker William Wegman, 69, was surrounded by his beloved Weimaraner dogs -- Bobbin, Candy, Flo and Topper -- while doing a phone interview last week from New York about “Flo & Wendell” (Dial:...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A trip to the bank for a cancer patient wearing a protective mask ended with him being surrounded by six police officers and detained after a teller mistook him for a bank robber known as the "Surgical Mask Bandit."
Wells Fargo Bank is donating $5,000...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Mamie Perkins said Tuesday her top priority as interim superintendent for Anne Arundel County public schools is simply to get in step with a 78,000-student system that will start a new school year in a little more than a month.
"It's not as though I'm...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Music, art and dance therapy may relieve anxiety and similar symptoms among people with cancer, according to a new analysis of past studies.
Researchers who analyzed results from trials conducted between 1989 and 2011 said the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Benjamin Curtis, the guitarist and producer behind the dream-pop band School of Seven Bells, died Sunday night in New York after a yearlong battle with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, reports the Dallas Observer. He was 35.
Curtis was raised in Dallas,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Dr. Kenneth Edelin
Physician in 1970s
landmark abortion case
Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara.