| May 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine Aldin of Folklore Productions, which...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:30 PM
“To the Hagerstown caller asking service workers if the obnoxious and aggressive people last Friday are becoming the norm: I work in the restaurant, and notice similar patterns. However, it’s not every Friday, it’s once a month, during...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:31 AM
This is not a good time to be a duck with a fatty liver in California, though better times are just ahead.
Chefs are loading their high-end menus with duck liver: Terrine de foie gras, seared foie gras with mango chutney, foie gras salad and sweet...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:26 AM
It's been nearly 30 years since Ben Jones, 72, gave up his signature trucker hat and mechanic's shirt with cut-off sleeves as Cooter Davenport on the fan-favorite "The Dukes of Hazzard."
Although Jones' life post-"Dukes" has taken him to places that...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:10 AM
Across Southern California, sky watchers assembled Tuesday afternoon for a chance to view the last-in-a-lifetime transit of Venus.
They donned protective glasses and peered into filtered telescopes to watch the planet as it crossed in front of the sun...
| Jun 5, 2012
When James Lee Crummel hanged himself last month, very few mourned his passing. A child molester who kidnapped, sexually abused and murdered a 13-year-old boy in 1979, Crummel was on death row in San Quentin when he took his own life using an extension...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:59 PM
BOXLEY, Ark. -- On a recent Sunday morning in the Buffalo River Valley, the music of nature blended with voices of the faithful. At Boxley Baptist Church, local residents worship in a relatively new sanctuary. Their often-photographed old church...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Harriet Spicer Allan
November 7, 1921 - May 27, 2012
Harriet Lee Spicer Allan passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2012, at the age of 90. Harriet, also known as “Spice,” was born on November 7, 1921 in Whittier, California to Catherine...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:38 AM
— Amid the skyscrapers and coal power plants in this fast-growing manufacturing city of nearly 13 million people, eager investors filed into a convention center that thumped with dance music from a Florida beach party video.
On sale was the dream...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Long time Laguna Beach and Aliso Viejo resident, Richard (Dick) Lovejoy Narver, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2012. Born in Los Angeles on May 14, 1923 to Alice Vida and David Lee Narver and grew up in Beverly Hills. After serving in the Navy during...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Bellflower, Calif.: Robert "Bob" W. Weismantel, 75, of Bellflower died Friday, June 8, 2012, at his home.
Bob was born Nov. 28, 1936, to Harold and Alice (Kipp) Weismantel. Bob was raised on the farm in Brown County, South Dakota, where he lived until...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:37 PM
What are your summer plans? Plenty of people prefer some quiet, idle time in a hammock or lounging beside the body of water of their choice. And what better time to relax with a good book? Here is a selection of books to keep you occupied no matter...