| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, a retired branch manager for BSI Temporaries and a former longtime Ruxton resident, died Jan. 28 of complications from a stroke at the Life Care Center of Acton in Massachusetts. She was 88.
The daughter of William A. McLaren...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
CBS is banking on the Beatles to help it start a new line of business.
On February 9, CBS News is slated to hold a live event to mark the 50th anniversary - to the day - of the band's first American television appearance on CBS' "The Ed Sullivan Show." A...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
When Sharif Atkins reached out to producer Jeff Eastin in 2008, he was going through an acting dry spell.
A few seasons before, Atkins, best known for playing Michael Gallant on “ER,” had landed the lead role in “Hawaii,” a...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:32 PM
As the controversies over the Sochi Winter Games pile up, it’s getting harder and harder to remember why the world continues its love affair with the Olympics. That’s not a jab at Russia. It’s a bigger question about whether the Games,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and Alex Richards have the story today: Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released data showing privately run charter schools expel students at a vastly higher rate than the rest of the district. The data reveal that during......
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science.
Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Excited school officials joined students, teachers and administrators of La Cañada High School 7/8 Friday morning to celebrate a very special occasion. The campus was recently named a “California School to Watch” by the National Forum to...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The Dixie Chicks made a rare U.S. concert appearance Thursday night as the headlining act at a benefit for the David Lynch Foundation.
Held in a ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the evening doubled as a salute to the record producer Rick Rubin,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), which sold 86% of the nearly 400 lots offered in its Sunday sale, reported the highest total in its 22-year history Monday, realizing $5.12 million in sales, including commissions.
The surprise of the show was the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street artist Banksy sold at an auction in Miami on Tuesday for $575,000, which was at the low end of estimates. Two other Banksy works -- which the artist created during his monthlong...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:35 AM
A painting by Francis Bacon sold at a Christie's auction in London on Thursday for £42.4 million (about $70 million), exceeding the estimated selling price and representing a record price at auction for a single panel by the artist.
A Bacon triptych...