| Aug 11, 2012
Oscar-winning special effects master
Carlo Rambaldi, 86, an Academy Award-winning special effects master known as the father of "E.T.," died Friday in southern Italy after a long illness, Italian news media reported.
He won visual...
| Jan 5, 2011
Miriam Seegar Whelan
Actress became an interior designer
Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...
| Feb 1, 2012
Dr. Richard Olney, an internationally renowned researcher who dedicated his life to finding a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, has died after his own eight-year battle with the disease. He was 64.
Olney died Friday at his Marin County home, UC San...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:50 AM
The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Only one man was reportedly injured when he tripped and hit his head while attempting to flee him home near Prague, Okla., Saturday night, according to local dispatchers....
| Nov 24, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Greetings and salutations! Coming to you from the Galen Center, where tonight the Trojans of USC (3-2) and the Titans of Cal State Fullerton (1-3) will play some Thanksgiving Eve basketball on Jim Sterkel Court. And, since we're discussing two......
| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 7 - 13 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies FASHION HOUSE DUEL: The unscripted series âThe Fashion Showâ returns with......
| Dec 19, 2010
What are we supposed to think when someone claims he's getting important life-changing news in a dream or from an angel? For some, the reaction is: Get the straitjacket ready. Others, however, will turn to someone like Richard Dawkins, who says such...
| Jun 22, 2008
Edward Anderson had a strange and sad career. He was born in Texas in 1905 and grew up in Oklahoma, serving his apprenticeship as a journalist on a small paper in Ardmore, Okla. Restless, he worked as a deckhand on a freighter, plied his fists as a...
| Jun 7, 2009
Ex-coach of Huskies
Jim Owens, 82, an All-American end at the University of Oklahoma under legendary football coach Bud Wilkinson who later coached the University of Washington for 18 seasons, died Saturday at his home in Bigfork, Mont. The...
| Oct 28, 2008
Bestselling author Tony Hillerman began writing his contemporary mystery novels set in the Navajo region of the Southwest, in part, he once said, because "they have a fascinating religious philosophy and a lot of good values."
And, he told Newsweek...