| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 PM
One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday.
Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just standing around.
Ten minutes before the...
| Apr 22, 2013
Noel Greenwood, a former senior editor at the Los Angeles Times who helped shape local and California coverage as the newspaper outgrew its modest local ambitions and transformed itself into one of national stature, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The body of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda is being exhumed from his tomb in Chile on Monday morning in an attempt to discover whether he was poisoned by the regime of General Augusto Pinochet.
A team of forensic scientists will remove Neruda...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.
The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Andrew Lloyd Webber said Sunday that health problems have forced him to cancel his scheduled appearance at the Tony Awards ceremony in New York. Lloyd Webber was expected to appear at Sunday's ceremony at Radio City Music Hall as part of a tribute to "The...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Bill Lansford, 90, a Latino Marine and Army veteran who sought to bring honor to the contributions of other Latinos who served in the nation’s wars, died May 22 at his Playa del Rey home. The cause was complications of prostate cancer, his wife Ruth...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:34 AM
The links between sleep and cancer are now so many, you could build a chain. A new study has found that for men who suffer insomnia and unwelcome wakefulness, the risk of prostate cancer is greater than for those whose sleep is undisrupted.
| May 3, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go his whole life without ever taking a PSA test, according to the American Urological Assn.
In a new clinical guideline unveiled Friday, the urologists said that only men between the ages of 55 and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The son of a co-creator of the long-running PBS children's show "Barney and Friends" has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for shooting a neighbor in the chest during a dispute, L.A. County sheriff's officials said Thursday. Patrick Leach,......
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A 63-year-old woman was sentenced Thursday to two years in county jail after pleading guilty to stealing more than $7,000 from a Pearl Harbor survivor found living in filth. Milagros Angeles was the caregiver for 93-year-old Arnold Bauer, who was......
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Hard rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on March 3, according to a report released last Friday by the San Mateo County Coroner’s office. Although he was battling prostate cancer, he did not succumb to that illness,...