| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Bob Meistrell, who co-founded the pioneering surf and water sport supply company Body Glove, has died at the age of 84, family members said.
Meistrell reportedly died from a heart attack Sunday while on his boat near Catalina Island. Meistrell was on...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:39 AM
At the London showings of spring 2014 men's collections, designer Astrid Andersen put men in tiny crop tops, panne velvet, mink and lace on the runway Sunday. I'm hoping the men I know will just say no to looks like the one above. [Independent]
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When Nik Wallenda traversed Niagara Falls on a tightrope nearly 200 feet above the ground last year, he wasn’t terrified of the height, he was terrified of the tether dragging behind him.
“It freaked me out like you wouldn’t believe,&...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:33 PM
For Bob Meistrell, there was always something about the water.
After he and his brother, Bill, taught themselves to swim in a Missouri pond, one would man a bicycle pump on shore and the other would throw on a diving helmet fashioned from a 5-gallon...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:51 PM
M. Jeanne Bartelt, a physical education teacher who was instrumental in efforts to revise statewide PE standards for California schoolchildren, died May 22 in Sacramento. She was 89.
The cause was a heart attack, said her partner, Sandra Archer.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith were thrilled but stressed Thursday afternoon as the debut of their passion project, "Winter in the Blood," about life on an Indian reservation, rapidly approached.
The Montana natives were close family friends with...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington was killed in a single-car crash in Palm Springs on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
Covington, 67, a Palm Springs resident, was driving alone when his coupe left the road at a curve in South Belardo Road...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Major League Baseball admitted what everyone knew, particularly A's Manager Bob Melvin: The double hit by Oakland's Adam Rosales in the top of the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night should have been ruled a home run after a...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
DETROIT -- David Steckel’s history with Bruce Boudreau goes well beyond their time together in Washington, winding all the way back to tours of duty in Manchester, N.H., and Hershey, Pa.
Steckel, who was a first-round draft pick of the Kings in...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Since the publication in 1920 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, "This Side of Paradise," his life and career have been scrutinized, studied and dissected in countless critical essays, articles and biographies.
Hollywood too has been endlessly...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:59 PM
"Dollar water! Dollar water! We've been told this is by far the best water here!"
So shouted the two budding capitalists who strolled the thousand-deep line on a residential street in the Miracle Mile district, hawking beverages for those plonked on the...