| May 29, 2012
| 1:55 PM
An inmate sentenced to death hung himself in his cell at San Quentin State Prison over the weekend, officials announced on Tuesday.
The inmate, James Lee Crummel, 68, is the 20th death row inmate to take his own life since California reinstated capital...
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:41 PM
HOLLISTER, Mo -- It's orange. It's fast. It's famous for outrunning the police. For the Duke boys of Hazzard County it was their pride and joy. For one family in Hollister, the General Lee is more than just a car.
"He started watching the show when...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2012
Among the most lamented casualties of industrial fruit commerce is the Gravenstein apple, whose intense, distinctive aroma, honeyed, floral and fruity, has lodged in the memories of many Californians, emblematic of the careless rapture of childhood....
| 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,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:45 AM
This is bigger than Big Bird or even binders full of women.
The first two presidential debates and vast public reaction have raised too many media-related questions to be addressed in one column. But the ones involving huge conversations in social...