| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Junior’s Deli, a 53-year-old Westside staple, will close at the end of the year, narrowing the ranks of Jewish delis in Southern California.
Employees, some of them multi-decade veterans of the business, learned Wednesday of the comfort food...
| Dec 28, 2012
Fontella Bass, 72, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, died Wednesday at a St. Louis hospice of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago, said her daughter, Neuka Mitchell. Bass had...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Baby boomers should be reviewing their retirement portfolios once a year and tweaking or re-balancing them, if necessary, says Delia Fernandez, a fee-only certified financial planner.
Fernandez is the founder of Fernandez Financial Advisory in Los...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Want to satisfy your full day’s requirement of salt, fat and calories? Sit down in a restaurant and order a meal.
After an exhaustive analysis of 3,507 possible ways to order 685 meals at 19 restaurants chains in Canada, researchers found that the...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:50 PM
John Gilbert was the golden boy at MGM during the final years of the silent era. He was the young studio's biggest male star, working with such top directors as King Vidor ("The Big Parade," 1925), Erich von Stroheim ("The Merry Widow," 1925) and Tod...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Chuck Muncie, a star running back with the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers who overcame a cocaine habit that ended his career and then devoted his later life to helping others avoid drug abuse, has died. He was 60.
Muncie died Monday of...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:09 PM
The only thing less pleasant than a stay in the hospital is having to go right back there to deal with complications. And experts say it happens all too often.
One in 8 elderly patients is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:00 AM
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Filmmaker William Friedkin, who's best known for such landmark films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist" in the early '70s, looks back on a long career directing movies, opera and theater in his new memoir, "The Friedkin Connection."
| May 9, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Jerry "the King" Lawler, the pro wrestler who had a heart attack in September during a live "Monday Night Raw" show and was clinically dead for almost five minutes before being resuscitated, is set to return to the ring on May 25.
Lawler, 63, is to team...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:18 AM
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Mom always said, "Don't play ball in the house." Well, for Gary Green, don't play ball outside either.
Green, a lifelong Mets fan, got a chance to throw a ceremonial first pitch Tuesday night before the Mets-...