| May 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted.
| May 17, 2014
| 5:55 PM
In between wide smiles, Victor Espinoza kept dabbing his eyes with an orange towel featuring the logo of the Anaheim Ducks, his favorite hockey team.
It wasn't certain if the Preakness-winning jockey from Arcadia, Calif., had dust in his eyes, or if...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Two medical giants in Southern California are heading for a potentially bruising legal battle.
Keck Hospital of USC has sued Kaiser Permanente, accusing California's largest HMO of sending one of its patients to Keck for open-heart surgery and then...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:00 AM
The gig: Robert W. Stone is president and chief executive of City of Hope, a federally recognized comprehensive cancer treatment center at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Duarte. It specializes in cancer treatment and research.
In addition to a...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
| May 11, 2014
Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s.
Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:41 PM
There we were, in a press conference, chronicling normal euphoria and gathering normal quotes from the winners of the Kentucky Derby, when the story took a 90-degree turn.
Victor Espinoza was fighting back tears. And they weren't tears of joy.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:01 PM
While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...