| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Orange County health officials met in an emergency session this week after the latest measles tally showed the number of cases in the county had rocketed in the last few weeks.
There are now 21 confirmed cases of measles in Orange County, the most of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:40 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Good news from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: the 8-day-old gorilla that had been struggling with pneumonia is now stable and "showing great improvement," officials said.
"She's developing normally and very rapidly," said Nadine Lamberski,...
| Mar 24, 2014
The hospital room was dark and empty when Devon Burkhalter awoke. Memories of doctors yelling slowly crept into her mind.
The past 12 hours had been a whirlwind.
"They kept telling me, 'The babies need to come out now, or they won't make it,'" said...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we humans are losing our brief moment of superiority in the unending arms race against pathogens. But a new technique has...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and '80s host of TV game shows including "Jackpot!" and two incarnations of "Treasure Hunt," died Wednesday of complications of pneumonia at St. John's hospital in Santa Monica, his agent, Fred Westbrook, said. He...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 11:45 AM
DETROIT -- William Clay Ford, the owner of the Detroit Lions and last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford, has died. He was 88.
Ford Motor Co. said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home. Ford helped steer the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:21 AM
A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days.
Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage
Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 76 years old, and over the last year it's been getting harder to do everyday tasks. Even getting out of a chair is sometimes difficult, and I can tell I'm much weaker than I used to be. Is this a normal part of aging, or should I...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Jim Keysor, who spent four terms in the California state Assembly in the 1970s but failed in several other bids for elective office, died Feb. 13 at the Capistrano Beach Care Center. He was 86.
Keysor was hospitalized after contracting pneumonia and a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Eleanor Parker, a versatile leading lady of the 1940s, '50s and '60s who earned three Oscar nominations — none of which were for her best-known role as the baroness in "The Sound of Music" — died Monday in Palm Springs of complications of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Some say Myron Kunin never met a business he didn't like. Others insist he never saw a piece of art he didn't like. Both are understatements.
Kunin built the Regis hair salon empire from his parents' chain of department store barbershops and also...