| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Editor's note: The writer of this piece is a parent of sailing team members.
Finishing just a point behind the winner, the Newport Harbor High School Sailing Team placed 2nd in the Gold Fleet division in Pacific Coastal Interscholastic Sailing Assn.'s...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:22 PM
WARWICK, R.I. — Experts from the International Assn. of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) 2011 Conference from April 1 to 3 answered these reader questions:
Question: My 7-year-old dachshund/cocker spaniel mix howls when I play the piano. He...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:29 PM
The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home.
The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Thousands of people stood in line for hours in Sacramento for a chance to take a photo with the MLB's top trophy.
The San Francisco Giants are sharing their World Champions Trophy with Giants fans all over the state leading up to the 2011 baseball...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:57 AM
PALO ALTO -- Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman is re-surfacing after months of silence following her loss in the California governor's race.
On Thursday, Whitman was one of five people named to the board of Hewlett-Packard Co.
The action was...
| Dec 14, 2009
During the holiday season -- or any time, really -- solid sleep can be a real gift. The not-so-sound sleepers on your shopping list would undoubtedly appreciate anything that would help them get some needed rest.
You can't exactly gift-wrap warm milk and...
| Oct 6, 2009
Lee N. Robins, who pioneered the field of psychiatric epidemiology, which looks at the roots of abnormal behavior, and who played a key role in determining the prevalence of mental problems in the United States and the world, died peacefully at her home...
| Oct 10, 2009
Franklin and Bart are 3-month-old brothers abandoned in a park, left to watch as their mother got run over by a car. Itchy has arthritis and requires medication to stave off kidney failure. Brad and Angelina are a bonded pair, and now that their pups...
| Jan 5, 2009
Vera Glaser, a veteran Washington reporter whose tough question to President Richard Nixon about the role of women in his administration led to changes in the recruiting policies in his administration, has died. She was 92.
Glaser, the Washington...
| Aug 15, 2009
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...
| Jan 26, 2010
Larry "L.A." Johnson, a documentary filmmaker who worked closely with Neil Young for four decades after meeting the Canadian rocker at Woodstock while working on the concert film about the 1969 rock festival, died Thursday at his home in Redwood City,...
| Dec 21, 2008
A. Carl Kotchian, the former president of Lockheed Aircraft Corp. whose admission of paying millions of dollars in bribes to foreign government officials led to the imprisonment of Japan's prime minister and political upheaval in several countries in...