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  • Former Navy Sealift official sentenced in bribery case

    Kenneth E. Toy, 54, a forrmer manager at U.S. Navy Sealift Command, was recently sentenced to 96 months in prison after pleading guilty to bribery, according to a press release. Toy was the Afloat Programs Manager within Sealift Command, the leading...
  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Bet on Your Baby In the season finale of this...
  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...
  • Blueberry Festival jam-packed with summer diversions

    There were blueberries aplenty at Historic Bethlehem's Blueberry Festival on Saturday, but there were also hammocks, and these whispered fetchingly of summer leisure. Blue hammocks, red hammocks, white hammocks, rainbow hammocks. Of the vendors at the...
  • Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'

    Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'
    In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years. For the...
  • Philippines death toll from Typhoon Rammasun rises to 40

    Typhoon Rammasun swept through the Philippines on Wednesday, leaving 40 dead and 17 injured, according to the government disaster management agency. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in a statement early Thursday that...
  • #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads

    #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads
    Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods. Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
  • Michael Hastings' 'The Last Magazine' revisits journalism's recent past

    "WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller. Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online? I SPENT A part of last weekend...
  • Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines

    Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines
    Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday. The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
  • Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River

     Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River
    Today mostly the domain of riverboat tours and kayakers, the Chicago River was once part of the thoroughfare for 28 World War II submarines built in Wisconsin making their way out to the Pacific. To highlight this little-known chapter of Chicago history,...