| Jun 13, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Two electricity generators at a Huntington Beach power plant have been sold to allow another project to rise.
AES Huntington Beach LLC, part of a company that generates electricity in 28 countries, sold two of its four power units to Santa Ana-based...
| Mar 28, 2009
Irving R. Levine, who pioneered network television coverage of economic issues during his more than 40-year career as a correspondent for NBC News, died Friday. He was 86.
Levine died of prostate cancer at a hospice in Washington, D.C., according to...
| Apr 25, 2009
Dr. John Visher, a California psychiatrist whose struggle with remarriage issues led him to co-found a national organization to advocate for stepfamilies, died April 17 at his home in the Bay Area city of Walnut Creek. He was 88.
Visher had pancreatic...
| May 10, 2009
It had become, like many of their activities, tradition. So, every year, at the end of January, Ben Tollefson and Cory Renfrow spent a day hiking up Mt. Diablo in Contra Costa County.
They would take their time walking past the pine trees and poison oak,...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Dorothy de Borba, a former child actress who played Dorothy in the "Our Gang" comedies in the early 1930s, has died. She was 85.
De Borba, whose married name was Haberreiter, died of emphysema Wednesday at a hospital in Walnut Creek, Calif., said her...
| Jan 24, 2009
Good things come to those who wait . . . and wait . . . and wait.
Just ask David Permut, Daniel Sladek and Chris Taaffe, who have jointly struggled for nearly 12 years to bring the emotionally charged family drama "Prayers for Bobby" to television. The...
| Jul 31, 2009
| 11:44 AM
By the time a teenager graduates high school, about one out of nine of his or her peers has attempted suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, behind car accidents and homicide, and 10% to 12% of teens ponder suicide...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 2:38 PM
Between the crisp, cool air and shortened days, autumn weekends seem to be made for sleeping late, followed by long, leisurely breakfasts that fill your home with the aromas of brewed coffee, fresh baked sweet breads and sizzling sausages.
| Dec 2, 2009
| 1:01 PM
Whoever said the life of a sommelier is glamorous probably had a corkscrew loose. Just ask Haley Guild Moore.
The svelte sommelier for San Francisco's upscale Spruce restaurant looks like a polished Drew Barrymore as she works the floor with a warm...
| Sep 10, 2009
Think of it as retirement reinvented. As Americans live longer and in better health, all those old retirement cliches seem evermore removed from reality. Long walks on the beach? Hitting the links? Fiddling around the house? Nope, modern retirement can be...
| May 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
An announcement from our friends at Live Nation: John Mayer comes to Tampa’s Ford Amphitheatre with special guest Owl City on Friday, September 10. Tickets are $63.50 and $43.50 for reserved seats and $30 for the lawn. There is also a special Festival...