| Jan 14, 2010
Teddy Pendergrass, who became R&B's reigning sex symbol in the 1970s and '80s with his forceful, masculine voice and passionate love ballads and later became an inspirational figure after suffering a devastating car accident that left him paralyzed,...
| Jan 15, 2010
Teddy Pendergrass, the soul singer who combined hyper-romantic love songs with a virile, sexy stage presence to become the quintessential R&B boudoir crooner before a 1982 car accident left him paralyzed, died Wednesday in his native Philadelphia. He...
| Jan 18, 2010
If you're an older adult wondering what you should be doing to stay healthy, the most important answer is staying active.
"Physical activity is more powerful than any medication a senior can take," says Dr. Cheryl Phillips, a San Francisco physician...
| Jan 24, 2010
Recently, a kid named Sandy Pukel, whom I haven't seen since high school, tracked me down through Facebook. Turns out he is no longer a kid (surprise!); in fact, he is a health food guru, and he mentioned he was running his annual Holistic Holiday at...
| Feb 16, 2010
Dale Hawkins, a singer-guitarist best known for his 1957 hit “Susie-Q,” which became a rock anthem, died Saturday in Little Rock, Ark., his family announced. He was 73.
He was diagnosed with colon cancer more than four years ago, according to...
| Feb 19, 2010
Onstage in a UCLA auditorium, tenor Rickard Roudebush intones the solemn words of the Episcopal funeral rite: "I am the resurrection and the life. . . . He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. Amen!"
A chamber opera called "The...
| Dec 9, 2010
Alan A. Armer, an Emmy Award-winning television producer whose series included "The Fugitive" and "The Untouchables," has died. He was 88.
Armer, a retired longtime professor in what now is called the Department of Cinema and Television Arts at Cal State...
| Dec 19, 2010
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Fullback was part of L.A. Rams' 'Bull Elephant' backfield
Dick Hoerner, 88, a Los Angeles Rams fullback who was a member of the 1951 NFL Championship team, died Saturday at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton after a stroke, said his wife,...
| Jan 12, 2011
David Nelson, the elder son of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and the last surviving member of the family that became an American institution in the 1950s and '60s as the stars of the classic TV sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," died Tuesday. He was...
| Nov 20, 2010
Pat Burns, who made an unconventional and accidental transition from police officer to hockey coach and was the only man voted the National Hockey League's coach of the year three times, died Friday at a hospice in Sherbrooke, Canada. He was 58.
| Aug 20, 2010
Mount SAC track and field announcer
Scott Davis, 66, a longtime track and field announcer and statistician who added to the prestige of the Mount San Antonio College Relays by attracting such stars as Marion Jones, Carl Lewis and Asafa...