| Mar 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Photograph by Dan McCormack / Los Angeles Times Nov. 23, 1957: Caryl Chessman appears in court in a hearing to determine whether the state of California owned the manuscript of his unpublished book "The Kid Was a Killer," which was seized under the theory...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
| Apr 12, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The search for Nadia Bloom, the missing 11-year-old girl from Winter Springs, has spread to the Internet. You can learn more at Help Find Nadia Bloom on Facebook. But there's another wrinkle in the story, as WFTV-Channel 9 reported last night. ...
| May 3, 2010
| 5:44 PM
Reluctantly, Tonya Hocker and her four children once called a Gilpin Court Townhouse their home.
"I lived in this house right here," Hocker said, pointing to her former residence. "When I found myself stuck in a situation where I thought I was going to...
| May 14, 2010
David Ortiz had his second multihomer game this month and drove in four runs, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Ortiz hit a three-run homer after Dustin Pedroia's two-run drive in the first inning. Ortiz...
| May 21, 2010
Owner of San Diego sports teams
Bob Breitbard, 91, a key player in San Diego sports for decades who brought the NBA to the city as owner of the expansion San Diego Rockets, died early Monday.
Breitbard died of natural causes at an...
| May 17, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Bob Breitbard, a boyhood friend of baseball legend Ted Williams and the founder of the San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park, died today at the age of 91, the sports museum announced.
Breitbard established the Breitbard Athletic Foundation in 1946...
| May 29, 2010
Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was...
| Jun 9, 2010
One in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit may depend on where they live.
Higher cigarette taxes, smoke-free policies, exposure to aggressive media campaigns and access to cessation programs that include counseling are among the...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 2:31 PM
A new exhibit at the Washington County Arts Council promises to be mini-monumental.
Scaled-down versions of public monuments created by sculptor Antonio Tobias Mendez will be part an upcoming WCAC “Triptych: The Mendez Artists,” which opens...
| Apr 1, 2011
Gil Clancy, 88, a boxing trainer who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, died Thursday at an assisted-living facility on Long Island, N.Y., his family said.
Born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., in...