| May 27, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Massimo Vignelli, a graphic designer whose New York subway map both guided and confounded riders in the 1970s while generations of shoppers carried his Bloomingdale's "brown bag," has died. He was 83.
He died Tuesday at his home in Manhattan after a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Linor Abargil's emotional response to being crowned Miss World in 1998 was more than just a case of tears of joy: Weeks before the event, the reigning Miss Israel had been raped at knifepoint in Milan, Italy. An 18-year-old with remarkable inner...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:22 PM
As we happily swap sweatshirts for T-shirts and snow shovels for gardening rakes, consider yet another way to welcome the warmer weather by picking up a tasty treat from The Meadows Original Frozen Custard in Bethlehem.
The 28-seat shop, which held a...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Does the future of fashion run through the studio back lot?
Fox Consumer Products, the licensing and merchandising arm of Twentieth Century Fox, thinks it might. The folks who made it possible to purchase "The Simpsons" skateboards, "Avatar" pinball...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:02 PM
At 50, Bob Ctvrtlik, a Newport Beach resident, passes on advice, not volleyballs anymore.
Ctvrtlik, one of the most decorated U.S. volleyball players, was the guest speaker at the 53rd annual Athletic Awards banquet at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Last Wednesday was National Splurge Day. And while I've spent most of my life doing anything but splurging, sometimes even a die-hard budgetista gets the urge to indulge in a bit of frivolous spending now and then — especially when it comes to...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, sentenced to perform community service after a tax fraud conviction, began working with Alzheimer's patients Friday.
Flanked by security guards, Berlusconi smiled and waved at dozens of waiting...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:12 AM
The Lakers will soon begin what could be a lengthy search for a head coach.
Mike D'Antoni resigned on Wednesday, after the Lakers' worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles.
One name the team may consider is former Lakers assistant coach Ettore...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Bar business wasn't so hot at REDCAT on Saturday night a half-hour before the show. The crowd had already lined up waiting for the doors to the theater to open. Word had gotten out that early birds would get ringside seats for "Rocco." The dance by Emio...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
ROME - Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered by a Milan court to spend a year doing community service instead of serving a one-year prison sentence following his conviction last year for tax fraud in a case pertaining to Hollywood movie deals done by his...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Ten years old and confused, Patrick Harb and his brothers were rushed from their grandparents' home down a steep mountainside to the American Embassy.
The trip took less than an hour before the boys were flown in a U.S. Marine helicopter to Cyprus, an...
| Dec 17, 2013
"Skiing is expensive," starts a new posting at Outside Online (http://www.outsideonline.com). Just in case you didn't already know. But Outside Online, along with several other sources of ski information, is right there with places to look for the best...