| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Mark Stock, a painter known for his evocative portraits of white-gloved butlers and sad, stylish women in slinky gowns, has died. He was 62.
Stock, who died Wednesday at an Oakland hospital, had an enlarged heart, his publicist Charlotte Parker said....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sara Fritz, an award-winning journalist who covered politics on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, died Wednesday in Washington, D.C. She was 68.
Fritz developed a lung infection after successful hip...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
James C. Dowdle
Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations
James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
| Oct 24, 2013
Born to a mother in prison, 15-year-old Davion Only has been in foster care all his life. Last month he walked into a church in St. Petersburg, Fla., and pleaded for a family of his own.
"I'll take anyone," Davion said. "Old or young, dad or mom, black,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:17 PM
MOUNT DORA — By the time the judges of the 39th annual Mount Dora Arts Festival got around to giving out the best-of-show prize Sunday, printmaker David Hunter figured he had finished out of the money.
Although Hunter of Winter Park had won a $1,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Ashton Kutcher is putting the moves on girlfriend Mila Kunis, or someone who appears to be Kunis, since the photo is so darn dark.
But still: Kelso and Jackie, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
The "That '70s Show" costars, who have been dating for...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The Orioles may attempt to ramp up their pursuit of Fernando Rodney, the best free-agent closer still available, but they hadn’t done it as of Thursday afternoon.
According to an industry source, the Orioles and Rodney’s representatives have...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A former Baltimore Sun editor has been named president of the Poynter Institute, a journalism school and media strategy center with students around the world.
Timothy A. Franklin, 53, who served as editor and senior vice president of the Sun between...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Costa Mesa residents Jake Gibb and April Ross will attempt to regain their dominance on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour when it begins its seven-event schedule in May.
Gibb, with partner Casey Patterson, won four of seven AVP men's events...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HSN has shopped for and found its partners to expand its footprint in Hollywood.
The shopping giant has named United Entertainment Group as its marketing partnership agency of record.
HSN already has opened a Los Angeles office with UEG to develop and...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Helio Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 but there's one prize that's always eluded him: An IndyCar Series championship.
So the 38-year-old Brazilian who drives for Team Penske will try again this season.
"That's the goal,...