| Mar 2, 2011
Senior U.S. 9th Circuit Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall, a trailblazer for women in the federal judiciary who evoked both controversy and feminine tradition during a legal career that spanned six decades, died at her Pasadena home Saturday after a long...
| Aug 11, 2010
Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges.
Stevens was the longest-serving...
| Jul 29, 2010
Eric Malnic, a former longtime Los Angeles Times staff writer who was part of the team that won The Times a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 1965 Watts riots and later specialized in aviation stories, has died. He was 73.
Malnic, who underwent...
| Oct 23, 2010
James F. Neal, a formidable lawyer who won noteworthy victories on both sides of the courtroom — as a prosecutor he sent Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa and top Watergate figures to prison, and as a defense attorney he saved film director John Landis...
| Nov 12, 2010
Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation's film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of...
| Aug 10, 2011
For Ken Graydon, repairing cars was a living.
But writing poetry and song lyrics and tall tales to be told and sung around a campfire was his passion.
For anyone who thinks of poets as smallish, shy, intellectual fellows who look inward, Graydon was a...
| Jan 30, 2011
WHAT TO DO
World Ice Art Championships, (907) 451-8250, http://www.icealaska.com. This year's competition is Feb. 22-March 27. Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. All-day admission, $10; $5 for children 6 to 12. Season passes also available.
WHERE TO STAY...
| Sep 8, 2010
After 40 years of continual declines, the smoking rate in the United States has stabilized for the last five years, with one in every five Americans still lighting up regularly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
| May 14, 2011
| 2:06 PM
The last time Victoria Dinatale had an acting gig was in 1978, when she played a tree in a North Carroll High School production of a play whose name she can't even recall.
But she still remembers the thrill of the spotlight, which is what drew her and...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 12:45 PM
In the days after her son Trig was born, Sarah Palin received an outpouring of support and well wishes, many from other parents of children with Down syndrome.
Most notable among these was Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), whose son Cole was born...
| Mar 17, 2011
Small amounts of radioactive isotopes from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward North America high in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and will reach California as soon as Friday, according to experts.
A network of...