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  • Don Nelson dies at 86; writer for 'Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'

    Don Nelson dies at 86; writer for 'Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'
    Don Nelson, a screenwriter, film producer and musician who co-wrote scripts for "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" — the classic American television series centered on his brother Ozzie's family — as well as for more than two dozen other...
  • Vogelsberg steps down as Geneva alderman

    Vogelsberg steps down as Geneva alderman
    The city of Geneva is looking for applicants to represent its Third Ward after Ald. Dawn Vogelsberg announced this week that she was giving up the seat she's held for 10 years. Vogelsberg made the surprise announcement at the end of Tuesday's City...
  • Manfred Rommel dies at 84; son of 'Desert Fox,' former German mayor

    Manfred Rommel, the former mayor of the German city of Stuttgart and the son of the World War II field marshal dubbed the "Desert Fox," has died. He was 84. Rommel died Thursday, local authorities said in a statement on Stuttgart's official website....
  • Community: Sunrise Kiwanis help pay for brain scanner

    Community: Sunrise Kiwanis help pay for brain scanner
    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...
  • 'The Michael J. Fox Show': 'We all get our own Parkinson's'

     
    "We all get our own Parkinson's. We all get our own thing," says Michael J. Fox, star of "The Michael J. Fox Show." "We'll look at this through the filter of that experience, and we'll say, "Yeah, I need to laugh at my stuff, too."...
  • Marijuana with a side of ibuprofen: Buzz-killing Rx for Alzheimer's?

    As a drug, marijuana has certain effects and, depending on why you're taking it, some side effects. And not everyone wants the whole package. New research finds that for patients who consider weed's buzz an unwanted side effect, the answer might be as...
  • Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach clashes with Brandon Rios camp

    A verbal and physical altercation involving Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach and members of Brandon Rios' camp broke out Wednesday at the Macau gym where both fighters are training for their WBO welterweight title this weekend. It was an ugly...
  • Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title

    Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title
    Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process. But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
  • Carnett: As child gains motor skills, granddad's wane

    I've noticed lately that my 8-month-old grandson has been acquiring a lode of new physical skills. Those skills, enhanced and refined daily, surprise and delight his fawning family. The funny thing is his new skills seem to mirror those that I've...
  • ARCHIVE: Virginia Tech AD has Parkinson's disease (April 27, 2006)

     Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease and that doctors believe his goal of working another 10 years is realistic. Weaver, 61, was diagnosed in the summer of 2004 after his sister noticed a change in...
  • Concert Review: Huntington's APA puts twist on Beatles' album

    Concert Review: Huntington's APA puts twist on Beatles' album
    In 1966, John Lennon made an infamous — and, by his reckoning, misunderstood — comment that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now." Thursday night in Huntington Beach, the Fab Four met religion again, and it was evident which side...