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  • New interest in exorcism rites comes to Baltimore

    New interest in exorcism rites comes to Baltimore
    The rite, those few priests who have performed it say, can unfold as a quiet prayer session or a show of violence. The afflicted person may curse the cleric, speak in a voice not his or her own, even assume facial features that one priest described as...
  • Long life for Kalin Cellars' California wines

    Long life for Kalin Cellars' California wines
    For most of the last year, Terrance and Frances Leighton went back and forth on whether the latest dry white wine from their Kalin Cellars winery was ready for release. Finally, after tasting and re-tasting and making sure every trace of what Frances...
  • Market Watch: Fresh goji berries make their debut

    Market Watch: Fresh goji berries make their debut
    Goji berries, the much-hyped "superfruit" native to China, touted for their medicinal properties and surprisingly delicious too, are now available for the first time as fresh fruit at local farmers markets. The berries, which sometimes still have their...
  • Steve Poizner's background

    Steve Poizner Political party: Republican Occupation: state insurance commissioner Age: 53, born Corpus Christi, Texas City of residence: Los Gatos, Calif. Personal: wife Carol, one daughter Education: bachelor's degree in electrical engineering,...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Pease

    PASSINGS: Bob Pease
    Bob Pease, 70, a prominent Silicon Valley engineer and author of several books on analog chip design, died Saturday evening when his car crashed into a tree in Saratoga, Calif., southwest of San Jose. Pease, who was not wearing a seat belt while...
  • Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
  • First drive: 2011 Lotus Evora S

     
    "Simplify, then add lightness." If the smell of brake dust burning or the shrill screech of vulcanized rubber being torn off pavement brings about a Pavlovian expectation of sudden G-forces, it's likely you know the source of this well-worn phrase.......
  • Hypersonic passenger jet to run on clean fuel is unveiled at Paris Air Show

     
    Super-fast speed — think Tokyo to L.A. in 2 1/2 hours — isn’t the only cool feature of the Zero Emission Hyper Sonic Transport proposed by EADS. At the Paris Air Show this week, the aircraft manufacturer and Airbus parent......
  • Sears to spin off Orchard Supply Hardware chain

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Sears Holdings Corp. plans to spin off its home improvement unit, Orchard Supply Hardware, as a separate publicly traded company, the department store giant said Thursday. Known......
  • Rock Stars Die in Plane Crash, Feb. 3, 1959

     
    [Note: Here's a repost of an item from two years ago... lrh] Ritchie Valens' Roots Los Angeles Times, July 19, 1987 Los Angeles Times file photo Ritchie Valens, 1941 - 1959 By GREGG BARRIOS WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- "I still remember......
  • Cooler temperatures are on the way in Southland

     
    The summer-like Super Bowl Sunday –- which brought temperatures into the 80s in some parts of Southern California -- will give way to cooler temperatures this week, forecasters say. Temperatures are expected to be five to 15 degrees cooler by......
  • Gottlieb, Vives are finalists for investigative award

     
    Times reporters Jeff Gottlieb and Ruben Vives are among six finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, for their work uncovering the salary scandal in Bell. The finalists were announced Tuesday by the Joan Shorenstein Center on the...