| Apr 10, 2011
John McCracken, an artist whose fusion of painting with geometric sculpture in the mid-1960s came to embody an aesthetic distinctive to postwar Los Angeles, died Friday in New York. He was 76.
McCracken had lived in Santa Fe, N.M., since 1994 and,...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 12:50 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- After a brief reprieve on Christmas day, another storm brought a quick punch of rain and snow to Southern California Saturday night.
The heavy rain cleared up by Sunday morning, leaving behind cloudy skies and cool temperatures,...
| Apr 27, 2011
Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 8:47 AM
LA QUINTA -- New tolerance classes are coming to a local high school where some students participated in an Internet "Beat the Jew" game, in which losers were subjected to "incineration" or "enslavement."
Seven seniors at La Quinta High School in...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 7:53 PM
SYDNEY -- Up to half of the Airbus superjumbo engines of the type that disintegrated in flight on a Qantas plane may need to be replaced in the fleets of carriers from Australia, Singapore and Germany, the Qantas chief executive said Thursday.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 1:33 PM
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which marks its first birthday today, has established an enthusiastic theme park following, the kind seen for the books and films featuring a boy wizard created by author J.K. Rowling.
Visitors to Universal's...
| Apr 27, 2011
Richard P. McKee, a chemistry professor who was so offended by a Glendora official's effort to thwart public comment at a meeting that he became one of California's most effective advocates for open government, died Saturday at his home in La Verne. He...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 5:43 PM
COLUMBUS, OHIO (KTLA) -- A Beverly Hills socialite and actress has been sentenced for her role in transporting 14 separate shipments of marijuana from L.A. to Ohio by private jet.
Lisette Lee, 29, was sentenced to 6 years in prison in a scheme that...
| May 15, 2011
Charles McPhee, the self-proclaimed "Dream Doctor" who decoded dreams on his nationally syndicated radio show until Lou Gehrig's disease forced him off the air in 2006, has died. He was 49.
McPhee died May 8 at his Woodland Hills home of the...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 11:47 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Haley Joel Osment was born in Los Angeles on this date in 1988. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in the 1999 chiller "The Sixth Sense" alongside Bruce Willis. He's also appeared in films such as...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 12:55 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kelli Williams was born in Los Angeles on this date in 1970. This birthday gal has starred as Dr. Gillian Foster on the hit series "Lie to Me" since 2009. She spent six seasons on "The Practice," appeared in a recurring role on...