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  • 3 Guilty of Abusing Tracy Shackled Teen to be Sentenced

    3 Guilty of Abusing Tracy Shackled Teen to be Sentenced
    A San Joaquin County judge is expected to decide Monday the punishment for three people who beat, burned and held a teenager captive for more than a year. The scheduled sentencing comes two years after a soot- and sore-covered Kyle Ramirez, then 16,...
  • District board accepts interim financial report

    Jeanne Broberg passed the gavel, and with it the La CaƱada Unified School District Governing Board presidency, to Susan Boyd Tuesday night. First elected to the school board in 2005, this is Boyd's second turn at the helm. She previously served as...
  • Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives

    Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives
    Tracy Kidder's 2003 book, "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World," inspired legions of young people to go out and do something for the poor and disenfranchised. It also lighted a fire under donors --...
  • Favorites 2009: Stories of California and beyond

    Favorites 2009: Stories of California and beyond
    The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson (Viking) A richly reported, closely observed account of the clash of ideals and gallery of historic candidates leading up to the election of a lifetime....
  • Tracy Letts, after the dog days of 'August: Osage County'

    Jones is drama critic of the Chicago Tribune. CHICAGO -- When playwright Tracy Letts walked into New York rehearsals for the touring production of his "August: Osage County" earlier this summer, he did not find the fellow Steppenwolf Theatre Company...
  • This week's sample sales and fashion events

    Openings Seaton Flagship Now open: It's not Bali, or even Carmel, but the new Melrose Avenue location for the leisure-luxe brand Seaton is at least accessible for the rest of us needing a retail escape. Owned by husband and wife team Mark Freeman and...
  • Bill Stall dies at 71; Pulitzer-Prize winning editorial writer for The Times

    Bill Stall dies at 71; Pulitzer-Prize winning editorial writer for The Times
    William R. Stall, a longtime staff member of the Los Angeles Times who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 2004, died Sunday at his home in Sacramento. He was 71. Stall had been in failing health much of the year and died of...
  • Marine Staff Sgt. Daniel Hansen, 24, Tracy; killed by improvised explosive

    They were born 15 seconds apart and were best friends. The Hansen twins were competitors and athletes, and both enlisted in the Marines. "Everything we did, we did together," said Matthew of his slightly older brother, Daniel. "We spent the first nine...
  • James C. Marsters dies at 85; Pasadena orthodontist helped establish phone use for the deaf

    James C. Marsters dies at 85; Pasadena orthodontist helped establish phone use for the deaf
    James C. Marsters, a Pasadena orthodontist who with two other deaf men co-developed a teletypewriter in the 1960s that opened up phone use -- and the wider world -- to the deaf, has died. He was 85. Marsters, who was the last survivor of the trio of...
  • Peter Gowland dies at 93; innovative glamour photographer

    Peter Gowland dies at 93; innovative glamour photographer
    Peter Gowland, whose exuberant, sun-drenched swimsuit photos and self-designed large-format cameras helped define glamour photography for six decades, has died. He was 93. Gowland died March 17 at his Pacific Palisades home of complications from...
  • O.C. Sheriff Dogged by Scandals

    A Newport Beach man's dream of getting rich by selling law enforcement officials on a high-tech device that could end high-speed chases has pulled top advisors to Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona into a complex tale of cash, ambition and alleged...
  • Poring over facts about milk: cow's, goat's, soy, almond, rice and hemp

    Poring over facts about milk: cow's, goat's, soy, almond, rice and hemp
    Full-fat, low-fat or skim? Used to be, there weren't many choices to make over what to pour on your cereal. But the number of alternatives to cow's milk -- soy, goat's, hemp milk, more -- has steadily grown. Each has its fans: those who swear by goat's...