| Aug 25, 2010
L.A. architect mainly used brick, concrete
Leroy Miller, 78, a Los Angeles architect who designed commercial, residential and institutional buildings mainly of brick and concrete and whose noted work includes the Evco Film Library...
| Dec 30, 2010
Robert S. Chandler, who dealt with complex problems as superintendent of many of the country's largest national parks and took the lead in implementing the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in the late 1970s and early '80s, has died. He...
| Jan 29, 2011
His unblinking yet compassionate photographs in the 1950s and '60s documented Los Angeles' beat culture and emerging art scene, the civil rights movement here and in the Deep South, the Black Panthers and antiwar protests.
Yet Charles Brittin was...
| Nov 17, 2010
Carroll Pratt, an Emmy-winning sound engineer who also worked with the inventor of the laugh track and spent decades adding laughter and other effects to a variety of shows, has died. He was 89.
Pratt died of natural causes Thursday at Santa Rosa...
| Nov 25, 2010
The name that Jose H. Rodriguez chose for his Boyle Heights restaurant was steeped in tradition, much like the Mexican seafood he had served to acclaim since 1985, the year he opened La Serenata de Garibaldi.
Inspired by a mariachi plaza in the...
| Jun 1, 2011
Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
| Jan 27, 2011
Dear SOS: Today my daughter and I had lunch at Coast restaurant at Shutters on the Beach. We so enjoyed the turkey chili and were hoping you would be able to get us the recipe.
Dear Susan: Coast at Shutters on the Beach was...
| Apr 14, 2011
Dot Records founder Randy Wood was looking for a song for a young Pat Boone to record in 1955 and found it in the Fats Domino hit "Ain't That a Shame?" Except Boone, then an English major, wanted to sing "Isn't That a Shame?" After a few run-throughs,...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 12:50 AM
SANTA MONICA ( KTLA) -- A former TV chef told police he hired men to kill his wife to relieve her misery over their inability to have kids, according to a probation report.
Calorie Commando chef Juan Carlos Cruz was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:49 PM
SANTA MONICA, Calif. ( KTLA) -- "My Name Is Earl" actress Jaime Pressly has been sentenced to three years probation after pleading no contest to drunken driving.
Pressly was also ordered to attend a six-month alcohol education class.
The Department of...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:03 AM
"Buck," the story of the real horse whisperer Buck Brannaman, comes at you with the understated eloquence of the man himself — a soft-spoken cowboy philosopher changing lives as he gentles horses, an aw-shucks hero who never claims to be more than...