| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:59 AM
On the first Friday of October, Jack Bierman escorted his younger daughter, Clare, onto the football field at La Cañada High School, where she was honored as a member of the LCHS Homecoming Court.
Two weeks later, the elder Bierman was in Huntington...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
West Marine, a boating supply store, is looking for Newport Beach marine-based nonprofits to be the beneficiaries of its charity celebration next month.
The event, Cruising for a Cause, will take place during West Marine's grand opening of its...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:48 AM
If you listened very closely on Tuesday night during Black Sabbath's return to the city, you could hear the Big Bang of heavy metal echoing through the sweat-drenched Los Angeles Sports Arena.
It was buried in the slow, menacing guitar lines of...
| Sep 11, 2012
Geoff Ammer, a veteran Hollywood marketing executive whose three-decade career spanned multiple studios, died Sunday morning of a heart attack. He was 62.
Ammer collapsed at his home in Brentwood and was rushed to St. John's Health Center in Santa...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Among the 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by German industrialist Oskar Schindler was an emaciated 13-year-old boy named Leon Leyson, who had to stand on a box to reach the machinery in the Krakow factory where Schindler sheltered him and his family....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code'
Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
| Nov 21, 2012
Former Sen. Warren B. Rudman, who co-authored a ground-breaking budget-balancing law, championed ethics and led a commission that predicted the danger of terrorist attacks years before 9/11, died Monday at a Washington, D.C., hospital. He was 82.
| Oct 23, 2012
E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants in leukemia patients and won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicine, died Saturday in Seattle of heart disease. He was 92.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Physicist Kenneth G. Wilson, who earned a Nobel Prize for breakthrough research that explained how factors like temperature and pressure lead to sudden transformations of matter, such as boiling water's shift from liquid to vapor, died Saturday in Saco,...
| Feb 20, 2013
Northwestern University researchers said they have discovered a nanoparticle that could be the basis for a nontoxic way to eliminate cancerous lymphoma from the body.
The nanoparticle, which the researchers tested in cell cultures and on mice, fools the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:01 PM
(Reuters) - People who have been treated for cancer often have lingering fatigue, but regular walking or cycling might help boost their energy, according to a UK study that looked at more than two thousand people.
The long-lasting tiredness of cancer...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The folks at Duffy's Tavern in Utica, Ill. (technically North Utica), predict an uptick in business this fall. The summer's brutal heat kept many cyclists off the Illinois & Michigan Canal path, but Duffy's, a popular watering hole within sight of the...