| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:55 AM
Eager to expand the electoral map in their effort to maintain control of the Senate, national Democrats are recruiting Ricardo Sanchez, the former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, to run for the open seat in Texas in 2012.
Sanchez, a retired Army...
| May 11, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Ricardo Sanchez, the former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, filed paperwork Wednesday to run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Texas in 2012.
"I believe Texas needs a strong, independent voice to address the enormous challenges we are facing --...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas on Friday said he's thinking more seriously about a presidential run, making him the latest in a growing roster of Republicans suddenly giving the 2012 campaign a look.
Texas' longest-serving governor, Perry took office in 2000...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Tim Pawlenty's presidential campaign raised $4.3 million and spent nearly $2.5 million in the second quarter of the year, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
More than $2 million of the former Minnesota...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 12:23 AM
Rupert J. Deese, a longtime Claremont ceramicist who began producing functional decorative pottery with shapely forms and silky glazes during the Southern California postwar design boom, has died. He was 85.
Deese died July 12 at Pomona Valley Hospital...
| Aug 4, 2010
Robert F. Boyle, a four-time Oscar-nominated production designer best known for his work on Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" and "The Birds" and Norman Jewison's "Fiddler on the Roof," has died. He was 100.
Boyle died of natural causes Sunday at...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 9:02 PM
You might see a few new things the next time you visit your favorite Disney Store, and it won’t necessarily be the merchandise on the shelves.
Disney is moving ahead with plans to add more than 25 new and remodeled stores this year. But don’...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 10:11 PM
In just another seemingly recurring report of Disney expanding its Web- and social-gaming footprint, the game-creation company GameSalad announced Thursday that it had raised $6.1 million in funding led by Steamboat Ventures.
According to a press...
| Aug 30, 2010
French air ace in World War II
Marcel Albert, 92, a decorated World War II flying ace hailed as a hero of the French Normandie-Niemen squadron based in the Soviet Union, died of complications from cancer Aug. 23 in Harlingen, Texas, said...
| Aug 10, 2010
Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud."
But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
| Oct 12, 2010
Leona Gage, who in 1957 was named Miss USA but had the title taken from her when pageant officials learned she was married and a mother of two, has died. She was 71.
Gage died of heart failure Oct. 5 at Sherman Oaks Hospital, said her son Rob Kaminer....