| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Do you see what I see?
If the answer to your eye doctor's question is no, it's probably time for stronger glasses.
Or maybe the problem is something more serious.
By age 65, one in three people has some form of vision-impairing eye disease, says the...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Isabella Harrison, trim and neatly turned out in lavender pants with a matching top, leans over her walker to push it methodically in front of her. Occasionally, she stops to straighten her back. "I've started to hunch over from using this," concedes...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 11:01 AM
According to the defendant's lawyer, the North Woodmere man busted in a CVS refund scam is "as shocked as anyone" that he was arrested and charged with buying and returning pills after swapping them for cheaper drugs. Rabin Purnsrian, 43, would then...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:30 AM
LaVern Gill, who was adopted, didn't know anything about his family until this year, when his daughters and a pastor's wife solved the mystery.
Thanks to their work, the 82-year-old Java man learned he has a half-sister in Luverne, Minn. He also found...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Jews here and around the world are celebrating Passover, which began Monday at sundown.
Passover pays homage to the story of the Exodus of ancients Israelites lead by Moses out of Egypt, where they were slaves.
It's a time of family gatherings and...
| May 6, 2011
| 11:02 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- A NASA worker who fell to his death from the launch pad where space shuttle Endeavour is being prepared for flight committed suicide, officials said on Friday.
James Vanover, 53, of Titusville, Fla., an engineer with prime...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 6:07 PM
If a sport involved a ball, Joe Shaffer liked watching it.
In his younger days, Joe did more than just watch the ball. The left-handed hurler known as “Lefty” pitched for Hagerstown High School until his graduation in 1934.
During his senior...
| Jan 15, 2011
Mark Yudof became president of the University of California in 2008. Some timing. Since then, the university has seen its state funding, which accounts for about 13% of its operating budget, cut again and again.
Now Gov. Jerry Brown wants another $500...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Marion C. Marvin
October 8, 1917 – January 24, 2010
Born in Buffalo, New York, Marion C. Zollitsch lost her mother to the influenza epidemic of 1919. Her father took 2 year old Marion and her 2 older brothers back to the family home where they...
| Sep 9, 2010
At 5 p.m., as Jose Vega uncaps a tiny, $100 tube of ointment, he thinks of work. As a chef at Jabinero's, he should already be spreading ingredients - onions, peppers, meats - across the restaurant stovetop. But instead, he spreading ointment over two...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:28 AM
SPRING VALLEY, Calif. -- A nearly blind East County woman has found a way to weave her passion for recycling and her desire to help the homeless into a single creative endeavor.
Wilma Groh, a Spring Valley resident, leads a group that turns used...