| May 7, 2011
Michelle Purghart — who as principal is credited with engineering a financial and academic turnaround at Holy Family Catholic High School — will step down at the end of the academic year.
Purghart said she made the decision because she is...
| May 27, 2011
Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach with information about the disabled and paralyzed veterans at California Paralyzed Veterans Association, the oldest organization dedicated to the Spinal Cord injured veteran, was established February 7, 1946. This...
| Sep 7, 2010
Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...
| May 29, 2008
BRIMMING with lime-hued succulents and a lush collection of agaves, one shooting spiky leaves 10 feet into the air, it's a head-turning garden smack in the middle of Long Beach's asphalt jungle. But the gardener who designed it doesn't want you to know...
| Feb 27, 2009
'Scott Walker: 30 Century Man'
MPAA rating: Unrated
Running time: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Playing: Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles
| Dec 6, 2007
Actor Kiefer Sutherland was sentenced Wednesday to 48 days in the Glendale city jail in connection with a misdemeanor drunk driving charge and began serving his sentence the same day.
Sutherland, 40, also was ordered to spend five years on probation,...
| Feb 9, 2009
Lest she forget, the tattooed A-11150 on Frances Simon's left arm reminds her of the hardships she endured as a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz, Ravensbrück and Malchov.
Lest others forget, she has often taken friends and relatives around the corner to...
| Sep 12, 2007
Ca' Brea is back, after being closed nearly a year for renovations. And, for the first time in a long while, chef-owner Antonio Tommasi, who founded the place in 1991 with Jean-Louis de Mori, is playing a much more active role in what's coming out of...
| Oct 22, 2008
Walla Walla makes its mark
Most Walla Walla wines are too young and too new to be well known. Following are some of the more available.
2005 Amavi Cellars Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas of rye bread, red cherry, espresso grounds and...
| Apr 17, 2009
It's a bit heavy on the metaphors, a few fun supporting players prematurely vanish and there are tonal issues (what's with the homeless assassin?), but the offbeat comedy "Gigantic" remains quite the confident juggling act. First-time feature director...
| Jan 16, 2008
MEYER LEMONS are so readily available now you can even find them in grocery stores. But back in the day (say, 20 years ago) they were as scarce -- and as sought after -- as Persian mulberries. If you wanted some, you practically had to either have a...
| Jan 29, 2009
The man believed to be responsible for killing his wife, five children and himself in Wilmington had been fired from his hospital job along with his wife for allegedly forging a supervisor's signature on a child care application, according to Kaiser...