| Apr 24, 2010
John Carl Warnecke, an internationally known San Francisco-based architect who designed President Kennedy's grave site at Arlington National Cemetery, has died. He was 91.
Warnecke, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in November, died April 17 at...
| Apr 4, 2010
Eugene Allen, a White House butler who served presidents from Harry S. Truman through Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 90.
Allen died of renal failure Wednesday at a hospital in Takoma Park, Md., the Washington Post reported.
Allen, who was black,...
| Nov 22, 2010
Norris Church Mailer, an actress, model, author and painter who enjoyed and endured the ride of her life as the sixth and final wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer, died at her home in Brooklyn on Sunday. She was 61.
Her death was...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 4:53 PM
DALLAS ( KTLA) 47 years have passed since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and Monday, secret service agents who were assigned to protect the president on that day in Dallas are speaking out for the first time.
Former Secret Service Agent...
| Nov 25, 2010
Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a chore. Not if you make an adventure out of it — filled with time to browse, stop for a drink or a meal, and — who knows — pick up a little something for yourself.
With all that in mind, I recently...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:30 AM
1783: The British evacuated New York, their last military position in the United States during the Revolutionary War.
1908: The first issue of The Christian Science Monitor was published.
1940: The cartoon character Woody Woodpecker made his debut...
| Jul 31, 2010
Ballet students attending intensive programs
Five students of the Red Chair School of Performing Arts in Burbank will be attending summer ballet intensive programs across the United States.
They are Faye Bosco, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Briggs, Rose Filichia,...
| Aug 29, 2010
Twenty-eight years after her death, and more than 50 years after first wowing audiences on the big screen, Grace Kelly, the statuesque blonde with the impossibly small waist and flawless face, continues to inspire designers and admirers alike.
| Feb 22, 2011
| 12:04 AM
A color home movie of President John F. Kennedy's appearance in Houston on the eve of his 1963 assassination has surfaced.
The silent film captures Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in their appearance at a League of United Latin American...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 7:00 PM
For a man whose life is said to read like a spy novel, Laurence “Larry” Sharpe will be remembered less for his past and more for how he treated those in his presence.
“He was an unusual man,” his wife, Blanche Sharpe, said Monday....
| Feb 10, 2011
When Rene Verdon became the first professional chef to work in the White House, in 1961, dining with the president was given an early 1800s spin: Outside caterers were replaced by an in-house operation that harked back to Thomas Jefferson's day....
| Feb 1, 2011
| 2:17 PM
The long-running saga of "The Kennedys" -- the miniseries, not the family -- has finally reached a conclusion.
The eight-hour miniseries, which the History Channel commissioned but then decided not to air, has found a home after several weeks of rumors...