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  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch, Tigran Hamasyan lead a full weekend

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch, Tigran Hamasyan lead a full weekend
    A look at upcoming shows to fill your music calendar this weekend:   Brian Haas and Scott Amendola: The founding member of the jazz-oriented jam band -- or perhaps jam-oriented jazz band? -- the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, keyboardist Brian Haas delved...
  • DNA could speak for a long-dead, long-unknown L.A. baby

    And here, sorrowfully, she is again. Another dead child, her name unknown for almost three decades. Now that New York’s cold case of another long-dead, long-unknown child has been solved, Los Angeles is hoping that its anonymous little girl,...
  • Laguna sculptor undresses art

    Laguna sculptor undresses art
    No one was actually naked in Kira Pandukht's living room last Thursday, but any traces of formality disappeared the moment the front door opened. On a long table facing the entryway, the Laguna Beach artist — who goes professionally by her first...
  • A Caregiver Longs For Remembered Hugs

    A lot of people pay for intimacy, and I don't mean solely for sex. I pay for the luxury of physical contact. I don't hire a gigolo or a male escort. I visit a masseuse. You see, I'm a caregiver. I'm trying to cope with the stress, sadness, guilt and...
  • Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker

    Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker
    Edward P. Bugnaski, a retired tool and die maker who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 28 of pneumonia at Menno Village, a Chambersburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 96. The son of Polish immigrants, Edward Paul Bugnaski was born in...
  • Brittany Murphy's mom rejects claim her daughter was poisoned

    Brittany Murphy's mother, Sharon Murphy, is rejecting a recent claim by her daughter's estranged father that poisoning was a possible cause of the actress' 2009 death. Angelo Bartoletti, Brittany's biological father, last week made public the results of...
  • Edward H. Covell Jr., broiler industry leader

    Edward H. Covell Jr., broiler industry leader
    Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Talbot County resident...
  • Harry F. Reid Jr., synthetic lubricant expert

    Harry F. Reid Jr., synthetic lubricant expert
    Harry F. Reid Jr., who was internationally known for his work with synthetic lubricants, died Nov. 17 of pneumonia at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was 96. Harry Fairfax Reid Jr. was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated in 1935...
  • Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise

    Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise
    Los Angeles County's mortality rate dropped 19% between 2001 and 2010, according to a new report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Data compiled for the report, which was released Monday, showed that death rates due to coronary...
  • Nelson Mandela not well but still teaching lessons, his family says

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela, the former freedom fighter and South Africa's first democratically elected president, now lives at home in a sterilized bedroom rigged as an intensive care unit. A team of doctors attends him around the clock....
  • Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology

    Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology
    One minute, Anne Mekalian's brain is telling her prosthetic arm to unstack a set of multicolored plastic cones, and the shiny black metal limb is listening. Every now and then, the plastic clatters to the table, but quickly the cones are separated and...