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  • 'The Singing Nurse' at Valencia hospital soothes the suffering

    'The Singing Nurse' at Valencia hospital soothes the suffering
    You hear him before you see him. The melodic baritone drifts through the sterile corridors of Valencia’s Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. The sound surprises no one. Most have gotten used to hearing Jared Axen, a registered nurse, who...
  • Three SoCal natives are among the firefighters killed in Arizona

    Three SoCal natives are among the firefighters killed in Arizona
    Three Southern California natives were among the 19 members of an elite wildland firefighting unit killed in a blaze near Yarnell, Ariz., Sunday. Kevin Woyjeck, 21, of Seal Beach, and Hemet natives Billy Warneke, 25, and Chris MacKenzie, went missing...
  • Arizona wildfire: Firefighter from Hemet died pursuing his dream

    Arizona wildfire: Firefighter from Hemet died pursuing his dream
    Nancy and Jack Warneke of San Jacinto said they were concerned about their grandson, a firefighter with the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew, when they saw the Arizona fire on television Sunday night. Nancy Warneke got a call about 10 p.m....
  • Alice Munro retires from writing -- and becomes sociable

    Alice Munro retires from writing -- and becomes sociable
    After accepting the Trillium Book Award in Toronto on Tuesday night for her story collection "Dear Life," Canadian writer Alice Munro sat down for a quick interview with the National Post, and revealed some surprising news: Her decision to retire from...
  • 'Instant Recess' break to honor deceased public health leader

    'Instant Recess' break to honor deceased public health leader
    A few weeks after the death of public health leader Antronette Yancey, organizations around California and the nation will participate in an "Instant Recess" break Tuesday afternoon to honor her work. The Oakland-based Prevention Institute is asking...
  • The Whitmore family will never grow out of this stage

    The Whitmore family will never grow out of this stage
    Prolific character actor James Whitmore appeared in countless films ("The Asphalt Jungle," "The Shawshank Redemption") and TV series ("The Twilight Zone") in his six -decade career, earning Oscar nominations for 1949's "Battleground" and 1975's "Give...
  • Carol Burnett talks family, and belts out the Tarzan yell

    Carol Burnett talks family, and belts out the Tarzan yell
    On Saturday afternoon at the L.A. Times Festival of Books, I was sitting cheek-by-jowl with hundreds of sweaty book lovers in USC's Bovard Auditorium. But for a moment I could have been in a New Jersey living room in 1975, watching "The Carol Burnett...
  • Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference

     Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference
    On the morning of July 10, attorney Jerald Gale was reading an e-mail in his office on the 20th floor of a Koreatown high-rise. That's the last thing the 58-year-old husband, father and avid cyclist remembers before losing consciousness. Gale's heart...
  • Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner

    Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner
    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom, his head covered with his trademark fedora. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics. He lived simply, renting...
  • Dale Robertson dies at 89; TV and western movie star

    Dale Robertson dies at 89; TV and western movie star
    Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma horseman who became a TV and western movie star during the genre's heyday, died Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. He was 89. Robertson, who was best known for starring in the series "Tales of Wells Fargo" from...
  • Maria Cole dies at 89; singer was widow of Nat King Cole

    Maria Cole dies at 89; singer was widow of Nat King Cole
    Maria Cole, the widow of music legend Nat King Cole and the mother of singer Natalie Cole whose own singing career included a stint as vocalist for Duke Ellington's orchestra in the mid-1940s, has died. She was 89. Cole died Tuesday at a hospice in...