| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:43 AM
When the Panthers signed goalie Al Montoya on July 1st, General Manager Dale Tallon made it crystal clear that he would be Roberto Luongo's backup this season.
That meant that veteran goalie Dan Ellis, 34, who is preparing to begin his 11th NHL season,...
| Oct 1, 2009
Will the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins meet in the Stanley Cup finals for a third straight spring, or will the San Jose Sharks find the gumption to match their talent?
There's no consensus winner in either conference, mostly because even...
| Feb 13, 2009
| 10:51 PM
It lasted 17 days and took them through four time zones and into eight hostile arenas, but the Blackhawks' odyssey is finally over.
Already considered a success with victories in five of the first seven games of the NHL's longest road trip this season,...
| Mar 20, 2009
| 2:58 PM
James M. Mason knew his wife since she was born a boy. The janitor and former military man was a boarder in the child's home and was treated like family.
Many were surprised when he married Chris nearly three years ago, not just because he knew she...
| Apr 2, 2009
After two games that had the Blackhawks looking like anything but a playoff team, they found the formula to put them on the brink of the postseason.
Playing with a sense of desperation that is indicative of a team needing a big victory in the closing...
| Jun 16, 2010
"Cruising into Summer" was the theme of the Women's Council of Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday. The nautical theme was represented by the decor — ships, portholes, sand and surf — painted on the walls of...
| Jun 19, 2010
OAKLAND, Calif. — The close-knit siblings began to notice little things about their mother, Roberta Randolph.
She started to repeat phrases. She would drive somewhere and forget where she was going. She began wearing the same clothes over and...
| Nov 6, 2008
Chris Mason-Hale vividly remembers the football play that changed his life. The scene rolls through his mind with the same detail as the action movies he watches on his portable DVD player at Kernan Hospital.
A senior linebacker for Western Tech in...
| Oct 27, 2009
For Chris Mason-Hale, healing comes in very small stages, sometimes so small he can't even see them.
Since suffering a paralyzing spinal cord injury in a Western Tech football game 14 months ago, he has come a long way. But progress is excruciatingly...
| Apr 16, 2010
Here's this week's Irvine Lake fishing report, written by veteran angler Steve Carson: A fast-moving weather front went past, and the fish started biting furiously again at Irvine Lake this week, reported Jimmy Getty at the Pro Shop. "The overall......