| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:55 AM
LAS VEGAS — Valentine's Day is for a day of love and kisses and chocolate and roses.
Except on Feb. 14, 1929, in Chicago, which featured Tommy gun bursts, shotgun blasts, pistol shots and headlines of the slaughter of seven gangsters in a South...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners – a condition known as HIV superinfection – have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus compared to women who...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Living in Laguna Beach means you have to play tour guide when people come to visit, which usually means milling around downtown, buying overpriced ice cream cones and trying not to look like a tourist.
Determined to break the cycle, I've...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Burbank resident Gordon Lee Sherwood died peacefully Jan. 31 at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Los Angeles with friends at his side. He was 100.
A longtime advertising executive, he was well known for his involvement in live steam railways. As his 100th...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 5:04 PM
What was once billed as a promising attraction is now a massive eye sore.
Some even call it blight.
Now the city is working to breathe new life into the Promenade.
Drive past Grant Line Road on Highway 99, and a metal skeleton dominates the landscape....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Former U.S. astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on Saturday.
Armstrong underwent a heart-bypass surgery earlier this month, just two days after his birthday on August 5, to...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Clay Lacy, a veteran pilot, air race champion and aviation entrepreneur who introduced the first corporate jet service in the western United States, received the Howard HughesMemorial Award Wednesday night from the Aero Club of Southern California.
| Sep 12, 2012
Filmed shark for 'Jaws'
Ron Taylor, 78, an Australian marine conservationist who helped film some of the dramatic underwater footage used in the classic shark thriller "Jaws," died Sunday at a Sydney hospital after battling leukemia....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Mario Zamparelli's movie posters and designs have influenced artists from Hollywood to Las Vegas and beyond, and relatives say he, in turn, was inspired by his La Cañada Flintridge home and surroundings.
Zamparelli died Saturday at age 91. During his...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Usually bands have problems when it comes to the third albums. They have enough material from years of playing the small dingy clubs, and that fills up those first two CDs. On the third disc, they’re in the studio trying to write new material and it...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:16 PM
And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
It stands proudly alongside...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work revealing protein receptors on the surface of cells that tell them what is going on in the human body.
The achievements have allowed drug makers to develop medication with fewer side...