| 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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Geoff Edwards, a Los Angeles radio personality and TV game show host who for years flew weekly to Sacramento to emcee the California Lottery's "Big Spin," died Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
He was 83.
His death was caused by...
| 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 9, 2014
| 8:25 PM
William Clay Ford, a billionaire who owned the Detroit Lions and was an heir to the automotive dynasty started by his grandfather Henry Ford, died Sunday at his home in Grosse Pointe, Mich. He was 88.
The cause of death was pneumonia, according to a...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A rare weather system known as a "pneumonia front" is moving down from the north, dropping temperatures by 20 degrees within minutes and spawning thunderstorms.
As of 6 p.m., temperatures behind the front ranged from 56 in Milwaukee to 53 in Racine,...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The man arrived at the hospital with a fever and a bad cough. Relatives accompanied him through the doors, beneath the red neon sign reading "Emergency."
It looked like pneumonia, but when doctors at Community Hospital learned that the patient was a...
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Why healthcare is better overseas," Column, Oct. 4
Probably the main reason healthcare seems so much easier and cheaper abroad is that governments are in charge. In the U.S., the system we have mostly places corporate profits above health. Health-...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One of the first things that caught my eye as we drove along Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Mich., was the Rexall Drugs sign, resplendent in blue, orange and white. I couldn't remember having seen one for about, oh, 40 years.
The next was the nature of...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:08 PM
After dinner and a walk around their Viking River Cruises ship on Russia's Volga River last May, Charles and Cecilia Ford went back to their cabin. Charles, 82, was in a good mood, his wife said, cracking jokes and singing during their walk.
But he also...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...