| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Muffi Lavigne and Chris Plum are talking with their voices, but their hands are having a conversation of their own. Chris' hand takes the shape of a dome when he reaches out and places it over Muffi's. When he starts talking about his past, Muffi's...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:05 AM
“The best sister and aunt ever,” Jodi Palmblade died unexpectedly November 23, 2013 after falling while preparing to attend a community volunteer event.
Jodi was born April 29, 1956 and moved to Costa Mesa in 1959. She was valedictorian...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Authorities are investigating why twin 22-year-old brothers died when their ventilators shut down during a mass power outage in the Northern California town of Valley Springs.
The brothers, Ryan and Joshua Hall, suffered from muscular dystrophy and were...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:37 PM
The deaths of twin 22-year-old brothers whose ventilators shut down in the Northern California town of Valley Springs is being investigated by authorities.
Meanwhile, neighbors were distraught over the deaths and seeking answers.
“It could be...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Authorities have not ruled out homicide as they investigate how twin brothers dependent on breathing ventilators died during a power outage in the Northern California town of Valley Springs.
Calaveras County coroner's officials believe identical 22-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:41 AM
This year's Love Ride attracted thousands of motorcyclists on Sunday, raising money for the nonprofit USO, which supports U.S. troops and their families.
PHOTOS: 30th annual Love Ride
The ride, which is celebrated its 30th year this Sunday in Glendale,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The living room of Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' Irvine condominium was filled with signs of pending deadlines Friday: yellow envelopes bulging with DVDs, trophies, stacks of brochures.
But the cluttered work area projected a joyous mood. In fact, it officially...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Don't be fooled by their leather jackets and roaring motorcycles — bikers have a lot of love to give.
Bikers are often portrayed in films and TV as hoodlums or troublemakers, but Oliver Shokouh, owner of Harley-Davidson of Glendale, said he wants...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers.
It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
| Nov 27, 2012
Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83.
Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
| Jun 8, 2013
Jerry Huang left his wheelchair at the side of the pool before gliding through more than 400 meters of water at this year's Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge. From beginners to experts, people of all abilities swam laps to raise money for free swimming lessons...
| May 1, 2013
More Americans suffer from aphasia — a brain disorder in which a person loses the ability to understand or express words — than Parkinson's disease or muscular dystrophy. But few in the public have heard of the disease.
Thanks to a major...