| Apr 17, 2012
Whenever he hunkered over the football, as he did for 12 seasons as center for the Los Angeles Rams, Rich Saul had a way of being not only ferocious but folksy.
"Rich would get down over the ball, and there's the nose guard, and Rich is talking to him,...
| Apr 17, 2012
Charles I. Schneider, a former president and board chairman of the Music Center Operating Co. who served as an executive with Times Mirror Co., died Sunday of age-related causes at his Beverly Hills home, his family said. He was 89.
At the Music Center...
| Apr 15, 2012
Howard B. Schow
Manager of Vanguard mutual funds
Howard B. Schow, 84, a well-regarded manager of Vanguard mutual funds such as the $30.1-billion Vanguard Primecap, died of natural causes April 8 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, said Joel P. Fried,...
| Dec 22, 2011
Gene R. Summers, an architect and developer who undertook the first major renovation of the historic Biltmore Hotel, reviving interest in downtown Los Angeles and helping to spark its revitalization, has died. He was 83.
Summers, who retired to the...
| Apr 16, 2012
Swimmer won Olympic gold medals
Murray Rose, 73, a four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer from Australia who also competed at USC while studying acting in the late '50s, died Sunday in Sydney of leukemia, Swimming Australia said.
| Apr 17, 2012
A cardboard elephant in Cathie Wright's Sacramento office during her 20 years in the Assembly and state Senate from 1980 to 2000 summed up the Simi Valley Republican's sense of statecraft: "It's Better to Be a Stomper, Than a Stompee."
"I'm tenacious, I'...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:43 PM
In a move to help the children of undocumented residents in Illinois afford college, the House on Monday sent Gov. Pat Quinn the Illinois DREAM Act.
The measure, which passed the House 61-53, would create a fund established through private donations...
| Nov 20, 2011
Leesburg is poised next week to ram down the throats of electrical ratepayers a controversial "smart grid" project that will cost a minimum of $24.4 million in the first 10 years and at least another $12 million in the next decade.
And what do...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 4:22 PM
On one of the coldest, snowiest weekends of the winter season across America, Altamonte Springs WR Xavier Pierre Youngblood-Ary took a trip to Chicago to visit Northwestern University.
The weather did not change his mind about the Evanston, Illinois...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Charlie Musselwhite: The great blues harpist is coming off a 2010 release, “The Well” (Alligator), that ranks with his strongest work. In a career that dates to the hard-scrabble 1960s Chicago scene, Musselwhite shows no sign of slowing down,...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Jimmie Vaughan is one of the great guitarists of the last 30-40 years, though you might not know it – he’s not about calling attention to himself. He’s about substance and economy rather than excess and showmanship.
In every context...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Although it's known for its beautiful horse farms and as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington, Ky., has gained a new distinction — as the most sedentary city in the United States.
Along with Indianapolis and Jackson, Miss., it ranked among...