| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:39 PM
The note Patsy Swayze tucked in her son Don's suitcase was simple but meaningful.
It was 1980, and Don had just moved to California to pursue an acting career. He was sleeping on his older brother Patrick's couch and scared to death of the prospect of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:09 PM
— Andy Reid tried to change once. It led to around 30 seconds or so of unemployment.
He learned his lesson. He won't try changing again.
The former coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and current coach of the Kansas City Chiefs is back to being the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Lotfi Mansouri, the spirited former general director of the San Francisco Opera whose desire to democratize the operatic experience for a modern audience spurred the use of projected translations in performances, has died. He was 84.
Mansouri died Aug....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Rebecca A. Orenstein, the first woman elected to the Westminster City Council, who was also a Carroll County political and environmental activist, died Aug. 31 of pancreatic cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House. She was 71.
"Rebecca brought a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — The sound system was on the fritz in Russian technology billionaire Yuri Milner's $100-million, 30,000-square-foot mansion in Silicon Valley.
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres had been served. The guests had taken their seats in Milner'...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Louise Katherine Burbank
June 16, 1934 ~ July 6, 2013
MONTEREY - Louise Katherine Burbank (Murphy) was born to Gerald and Louise Murphy on June 16, 1934 in Orange New Jersey. After a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer, Louise passed away...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:35 PM
It seemed things couldn't get any worse for Andrea Walker when her husband died – until she discovered he'd written her out of his will and agreed to let a former employee use his frozen sperm to bear his child.
Even Walker's psychic, who'd been...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:07 PM
It's been two decades since Groundlings alum Jennifer Coolidge got her first big break in "The Masseuse" episode of the NBC series "Seinfeld," as Jerry's new masseuse girlfriend who refuses to give him a massage. In the subsequent 20 years, the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Lotfi Mansouri, the Iranian-born opera company director who ran the San Francisco Opera and Toronto's Canadian Opera Company where he pioneered the use of supertitles in performances, died Aug. 30 at his home in San Francisco. He was 84. His death was the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Mildred Ann Hill Everson, 82, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, after a short struggle with pancreatic cancer. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:59 PM
As she sat in a chair on a street corner with a full head of curly brown hair at about 6:15 p.m. Friday, it was hard to imagine that Kim Holmes was going to have her head completely shaved off after 10 minutes.
Even the hairdresser, Tina Gollnick,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To cheers and techno music, Electric Run competitors gathered after sunset with glow sticks and neon spandex, fuzzy hats and face paint to run the 5K night course, accompanied by a light show.
"The atmosphere was charged and energetic, and I had a great...