| May 28, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Rollo McClellan, 92, is looking forward to the fish fry next weekend like it was his first.
The first Costa Mesa Newport Harbor Lions Club Fish Fry was in 1945, and McClellan hasn't missed one since.
Well, he had to cut out a day early once to go take a...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Etta James, one of the great voices of the 20th century who fused R&B with gospel and blues, and scored landmark hits with "At Last," "Tell Mama" and "All I Could Do Was Cry," died today from complications related to leukemia. She was 73. James had been...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 2:34 PM
The desert retreat of former President Gerald Ford and Betty Ford has come on the market in Rancho Mirage at $1.699 million.
Set in the Thunderbird Country Club, the 6,316-square-foot midcentury home was built in 1979 and designed by architect Welton...
| Feb 5, 2012
In one of the more talked-about transactions in town, actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sold their Malibu beach house to daytime host and comedian Ellen De Generes for $12 million.
The 4,088-square-foot house, built in 1962, features walls of...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Saturday at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids outside the tombs of former President Gerald R. Fordand former First Lady Betty Ford.
The event is held each year by the Ford family on July 14th in...
| Nov 11, 2012
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit.
Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid.
Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing.
Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
| Jul 29, 2012
The gig: David Jones, who owns a floral studio bearing his name in West Hollywood, has counted some of the world's most powerful people among his clients. From humble beginnings growing up in the Midwest, the florist has traveled the world —...
| Aug 5, 2012
Dr. James W. West stood on the cutting edge of medicine in the middle of the 20th century and recognized "it sounded bizarre to remove an organ from a dead person and expect it to work."
He was part of a team of surgeons who helped change that perception...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Lindsay Lohan returned to center stage this weekend, but her jail time, rehab stints, drunk-driving and shoplifting convictions followed her as she hosted NBC's "Saturday Night Live."
Lohan's movie career resumes soon, as well. She'll portray...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Lindsay Lohan returned to center stage this weekend, but her jail time, rehab stints, drunk-driving and shoplifting convictions followed her as she hosted NBC's"Saturday Night Live."
Lohan's movie career resumes soon, as well. She'll portray film...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The Grand Rapids Business Journal recognized 50 women Wednesday, designated the most influential women in West Michigan.
These women are considered leaders in the world of business, education and other professions. They're also seen as women who effect...