| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The title of Stephen Frears' new docudrama, which debuts on HBO on Saturday, is obviously provocative: "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." It could refer to many things — his bouts in the boxing ring, his complicated relationship with the public or...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs.
The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:10 AM
It's a big week for new shows, and the season's just getting started so I hope you saved the fall preview guide my colleague Robert Lloyd so wittily and thoughtfully compiled for Sunday's Calendar. Here are a few premieres you won't want to miss.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:43 AM
"The Hollow Crown" (PBS, Fridays). Here is my man Shakespeare back again, and not a moment too soon -- the best man, to steal a line from the writer himself, "either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Joseph Bell, a longtime Newport Beach resident known for his extensive publishing record as a freelance writer, journalism educator, author and Daily Pilot columnist died on Thanksgiving, members of his family said. He was 92.
Bell died Thursday...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:18 PM
So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm.
But the defibrillators that send a life-saving electric buzz through the heart can be so...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Club outshined the competition when it celebrated its silver anniversary recently.
The club raised $25,000 and donated it to Providence St. Joseph Foundation during a dinner at DeBell Clubhouse Grill.
The funds will go to the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:27 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Kate Knight has had quite a ride with the Sailors girls' tennis team.
In Knight's first three years on varsity with the Sailors, they won the Sunset League twice, advancing to the CIF Southern Section Division 2 title match in...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Aberdeen Police said they have charged a man in connection with the theft of a laptop computer from a college student at the Aberdeen Library in mid-November.
A citizen's tip assisted investigators in identifying Earl D. Eller, 59, of the 1200 block...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The sun inched towards the horizon setting the sky ablaze in ribbons of pink and orange above the waters of Hampton Roads before slowly slipping out of sight. As she soaked up the view from the fifth floor suite at The Chamberlin on Fort Monroe, Eva...