| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Former Bishop Walter F. Sullivan's life was celebrated in a packed Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.
Sullivan's successor, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, celebrated the Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday before about 1,000 people. Sullivan died...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
December is traditionally a time of shopping, socializing and reflection, when many La Cañadans gather together to put up the decorations, bake lasagna for the float builders, and plan for various cliffs, fiscal and otherwise.
In the spirit of winter...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Club members help set Guinness record
Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach helped set the Guinness World Record for most participants in games of tag during a 24-hour period, according to a news release.
The local club had 210 participants...
| May 10, 2011
John Walker, 67, a guitarist and singer who was one of the founding members of the Walker Brothers, a 1960s rock band whose biggest hit was "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)," died of liver cancer Saturday in Los Angeles, according to his personal...
| Sep 15, 2010
Former University of California regent
William Coblentz, 88, an attorney and former University of California regent who fought against South Africa's apartheid policies and upheld the right of communist philosopher Angela Davis to teach...
| Jan 8, 2012
Ricardo Legorreta, the architect who introduced Mexican modernism to a global audience and who brought his crisp, brightly colored aesthetic to downtown Los Angeles with a controversial 1993 redesign of Pershing Square, has died. He was 80.
| Nov 8, 2011
Joe Frazier, the heavyweight boxing champion who in 1971 became the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali, then lost two epic rematches including a ferocious battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila," died Monday night. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe, as he was...
| Nov 20, 2011
Al Boeke, the developer-architect whose vision spawned Sea Ranch, the sprawling Northern California coastal enclave known for elegantly rustic homes built to harmonize with a breathtaking natural landscape, died Nov. 8 at his home there. He was 88 and had...
| Nov 24, 2011
Canadian actor and stage director
John Neville, 86, a British-born Canadian actor and stage director who played the title role in Terry Gilliam's 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and had a recurring role in "The X-Files" TV...
| Mar 19, 2011
John D. Olmsted, a naturalist who led efforts to preserve Northern California nature areas, open space and trails, died of liver cancer March 8 at his home in Nevada City, Calif. He was 73.
Inspired by conservationist John Muir, Olmsted spent more than...
| Jan 12, 2011
David Nelson, the elder son of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and the last surviving member of the family that became an American institution in the 1950s and '60s as the stars of the classic TV sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," died Tuesday. He was...
| Oct 25, 2011
Built huge Hare Krishna community in West Virginia
Swami Bhaktipada, 74, who built a massive farm community in West Virginia and a Palace of Gold that became the crown jewel of the U.S. Hare Krishna movement before scandals and criminal...