| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:42 AM
A former University of New Mexico president was arrested on Thursday for an alleged role in a massive online prostitution scheme run by a New Jersey professor, police said on Thursday.
F. Chris Garcia, 71, a former professor of political science, was...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:50 AM
WOODLAND HILLS (KTLA) -- One of the U.S. Marshals Service's 15 most-wanted criminals was arrested in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday, federal authorities said.
Keith Hasson, 45, was arrested around 11:20 a.m. at an apartment near Shoup Avenue and...
| Jun 30, 2011
Gayle Anderson was live in San Pedro with an organization known as Dog Bless You, created and led by filmmaker, Trustee of The Annenberg Foundation and founder of explore.org, Charles Annenberg Weingarten, who is providing up to 100 service dogs to...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Tickets to see the Uproar festival -- featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Sevendust and Escape The Fate -- in Virginia Beach on Sept. 1 go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 8, promoters have announced.
| Oct 19, 2010
The San Diego State Aztecs football team are off to their best start since 1996 after beating a ranked team for the first time since that same year. Amazingly, there's not a lot of excitement going through the halls on campus right now.
"Nothing to get...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 9:10 PM
Recalling a medieval scribe laboring to preserve humankind's rarest writings, Edith Young gently places each fraying page of a 400-year-old Chinese manuscript on a special cradle before she lowers a glass plate to flatten it for a digital snapshot....
| Jun 6, 2009
Frederick Hammersley, a critically acclaimed painter who rose to fame in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and spent the next 50 years bringing an intuitive, personal touch to hard-edge abstraction, has died. He was 90.
| Oct 13, 2009
| 12:09 PM
In 1959, Walter de Maria envisioned tuxedoed men and bejeweled women watching "inexperienced people" dig a hole with a steam shovel on a vacant acre of land near an art-loving city while music played and parents screamed, "Get that bulldozer away from...
| Dec 31, 2009
Felix Wurman, a cellist who founded the Church of Beethoven performance series in Albuquerque, has died of complications from cancer, a sister said. He was 51.
FOR THE RECORD: A news obituary in Thursday's Section A on Felix Wurman,...
| Oct 28, 2008
Bestselling author Tony Hillerman began writing his contemporary mystery novels set in the Navajo region of the Southwest, in part, he once said, because "they have a fascinating religious philosophy and a lot of good values."
And, he told Newsweek...
| Oct 10, 2008
If the selection of French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio as the 2008 Nobel literature laureate has anything to tell us, it's that Horace Engdahl means what he says.
Last week, Engdahl, the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, called American...