| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Marjorie Lee Rahtz, 90, of Glendale CA passed away on June 27, 2012 at Verdugo Hills Hospital after a long illness. Mom joins her husband Ralph of 63 years in eternal glory. Mom is survived by six of her children; Chris and Linda Raitz of San Clemente,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:41 PM
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Ann N. Jensen
Our loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Ann Nelson Jensen, 83, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the Hoag Hospital in Irvine, California.
She was born in Shelley, Idaho on October 31, 1928, to...
| Oct 10, 2012
Lee Childress, who touched the lives of thousands of Southern California high school drama students through a theater awards program she co-founded with her husband, John, more than 40 years ago, has died. She was 95.
Childress, a former publicist,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions.
Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....
| Oct 14, 2012
There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter.
Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:58 PM
The space shuttle Endeavour wasn't the only massive object traversing Southland streets this weekend.
South Coast Plaza's 96-foot Christmas tree finished its own arduous trek Monday morning, about 650 miles from near Mt. Shasta in Northern California...
| Nov 18, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Wanda was born in Nebraska on December 15th, 1931 to Walter and Meta Heuerman. She grew up on a farm and graduated from Pender High School in Pender, Nebraska in 1949.
Following graduation, she worked at the Bell Telephone Company in Sioux City, Iowa,...