| Jan 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
According to the City Section website, University, Hollywood, Sun Valley Poly, Los Angeles and South East are all seeking varsity head football coaches. The future of Woodland Hills Taft Coach Matt Kerstetter also remains uncertain. Kerstetter has been...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:04 PM
R Joseph “Joe” Collins
4-1-22 - 6-7-11
Joe was born in Oakland, CA on April 1, 1922 and passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on June 7, 2011 in Newport Beach, CA. He was raised in Pasadena and served in the Navy during World War II....
| Nov 25, 2010
Adelle Higley has never liked being told she can't do this or can't do that.
"I don't like when people tell me I can't do something, because I know that I can do it. I just prove them wrong and they go hide in shame," joked Adelle, a 14-year old La...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Daniel Claude Carmichael, Jr. was born in Marion County, South Carolina on March 2, 1922. He passed peacefully with his family by his side on January 16, 2011, in Pasadena, California, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. The second of seven...
| May 25, 2011
| 5:59 PM
They don’t buck, but they are plenty tall. And during the heat of a lineman’s rodeo, an electrical-line mechanic has to stick to a power pole like a cowboy to a bull.
“It is all about positioning, and making your steps count,”...
| May 26, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Clarice Smith Powers
While visiting one of her beloved lighthouses with a group of friends, our mother, Clarice Smith Powers, fell (at ground level), hit her head and went Home to be with the Lord. Waiting for her there, since November of 1991, was...
| Apr 6, 2010
John H. Lauten, a lawyer who helped plan the invasion of Normandy as an Army captain during World War II and later became the first non-engineer to oversee the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, has died. He was 96.
Lauten died of...
| Jan 9, 2010
The Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation will hold a household hazardous waste collection event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 and 28 in Canoga Park. The collection will take place at Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, on De Soto Avenue by...
| Aug 29, 2010
Steve Franklin, a middle school teacher in L.A. Unified, had some issues with The Times series on teacher evaluations, so he fired off a letter to the editor. It read, in part:
"When somebody can prove that high test scores produce good citizens,...
| Jan 23, 2008
Declining enrollment has prompted the Los Angeles Unified School District to scale back its $20-billion school construction and remodeling program sought to relieve overcrowding and end involuntary busing.
The building program, which is paid for by...
| Jul 29, 2008
The deadly 2003 Cedar fire was raging through San Diego County. Rep. Duncan Hunter, whose home in Alpine would burn to the ground, couldn't understand why military aircraft hadn't been called in to fight the blaze. He decided to do something about it....
| Sep 14, 2008
The essence of Lourdes
I have been to Lourdes, France, twice -- once as a pilgrim in 2001 and last year as a tourist. Susan Spano wrote such a fine article, which caught the essence of Lourdes ["Slice of Heaven," Sept. 7] that I felt as though I were...