| Apr 26, 2011
Eldon Davis, an influential architect known as the father of the California coffee shop for midcentury designs inspired by the Space Age and the region's car culture, has died. He was 94.
Davis died Friday at a West Hills hospital of complications from...
| Jul 2, 2011
Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66.
Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
| Aug 8, 2011
Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89.
Hatfield died Sunday in...
| Apr 6, 2011
Founder of Long Beach Heritage Museum
Ken Larkey, 82, a lifelong collector of Long Beach artifacts who founded the Long Beach Heritage Museum, died of congestive heart failure Friday, said Marshall Pumphrey, the museum's curator. Larkey...
| May 19, 2011
Actor was a regular on TV's 'Daktari'
Ross Hagen, 72, a handsomely rugged actor who was a regular on the 1960s TV series "Daktari" and starred in the low-budget biker movies "The Hellcats" and "The Sidehackers," died of prostate cancer May...
| Jun 17, 2011
As the elder statesman of artisanal cheeses, Ignazio "Ig" Vella gave pointed advice to those who wanted to follow him into the handmade cheese business: "Don't be stupid."
He was a gruff straight shooter, and the salvo was his way of warning that success...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Coveted Winter Park athlete Dvario Montgomery stands off to the side of the Winter Park practice field with his wide receiver coach Sinclair Brown.
A lovebug flies around Montgomery’s head. Soon others start circling the star receiver/linebacker...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 3:59 PM
All Miami Columbus players had heard all week was how they would finally lose to rival Belen Jesuit. Talk was centered how the defending 3A state runner-up would waltz over Christopher Columbus.
Well, it didn't happen, and other than a 7-0 lead on a...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 4:51 PM
Dr. Phillips trio RB Dee Hart, SS Ha'sean Clinton Dix and QB Nick Patti were in the Big House at Michigan on Saturday, Hart and Dix on official (paid-for) visits and Patti, a junior, in attendance unofficially.
It was a little chilly at Ann Arbor for the...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 11:06 AM
I can do anything you can do better, I can do anything better than you.
That refrain kept running through my head as I stumbled upon the Young Writers Program (YWP), an offshoot of the adult NaNoWriMo program. Of course this is not a competition...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:11 PM
"How Did You Get This Number"
By Sloane Crosley Riverhead, $25.95, 274 pages
Whether she likes it or not, Sloane Crosley keeps being compared to Carrie Bradshaw. Oregon Live called her book “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” “a cooler...