| May 24, 2011
| 4:34 PM
An Evanston-based woodwind quintet called the City of Tomorrow won the wind division of the 2011 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition on May 15 at …...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 3:51 PM
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - Timothy White, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, has died.
He was 35.
Timothy White was 5 years old when he was kidnapped...
| Jan 1, 2010
Dr. James L. Goddard, who spent more than two stormy years in the late 1960s as head of the Food and Drug Administration, an agency he was charged with overhauling, has died. He was 86.
Goddard died Dec. 18 at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna...
| Jan 6, 2010
Plastic is out. Recyclable bags are in. But you gotta pay.
Shoppers sounded off.
"I think it's crazy. They make enough money as it is."
"This'll be one more store I'm not going to go to. This is lovely."
"I just can't see with all the cutbacks...
| Apr 5, 2011
Edwin Gaustad, a retired UC Riverside history and religious studies professor who was a preeminent scholar on the separation of church and state, and who did groundbreaking work mapping the nation's religious landscape, has died. He was 87.
| Sep 22, 2010
Ronald W. Walters
Scholar, author and political analyst
Ronald W. Walters, 72, a longtime political analyst and scholar at Howard University and the University of Maryland who was a leading expert on race and politics, died Sept. 10 at a hospital in...
| May 31, 2009
Susan B. Jordan, a prominent attorney who represented medical marijuana growers and former Symbionese Liberation Army member Sara Jane Olson, was killed Friday morning in a plane crash in Utah, according to her family. She was 67.
It was unclear if...
| Sep 28, 2008
Robert Steinberg, a physician who helped revolutionize America's appreciation of fine chocolate after launching a Bay Area company that produces some of the best chocolate in the country, has died. He was 61.
Steinberg, who had lymphatic cancer, died...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 5:59 PM
Jed Weeks follows the rhythms of the beer calendar. The 24-year-old who lives in Mount Vernon knows that as the seasons change, so do the offerings of craft brewers.
These days brewers are rolling out their Oktoberfest beers, traditionally Marzen lagers,...