| 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 12, 2013
| 6:18 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A somber mood hangs over Gezi Park. Just 24 hours ago protesters danced to reggae music and studied together for university exams, sharing food and drink, an array of political views represented as demonstrators engaged in lively...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:45 AM
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a sweet poem for actress Helen Hayes' daughter, Mary McArthur. Then, six years later, he penned her another one on the reverse of the same page that's, well, a little unsettling. Would you write to a 7-year-old about the "thumb-...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Heisman Trophy winner Charles White, former major leaguer Gary Matthews and former USC running back Anthony Davis are among the greatest athletes in the 117-year history of San Fernando High.
Now Jonny Parada has earned a special place in Tigers lore....
| Apr 23, 2013
Barbara Butkus bought an airline ticket in November to fly from Palm Springs to Washington, D.C., a month later for a family reunion.
Just to be on the safe side, Butkus, 80, also bought travel insurance while booking her flight through Orbitz, the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Richie Havens, the veteran folk singer whose frenetic guitar strumming and impassioned vocals made him one of the defining voices and faces of Woodstock and 1960s pop music, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Jersey City, N.J. He was 72.
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:28 PM
A Ferrari made the rest of the field look like go-karts Saturday in the Santa Anita Handicap.
As the 6-5 favorite, Game On Dude was expected to be impressive, but he went well beyond that. He was dazzling, awe-inspiring. For the crowd of 26,901 at the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Don and Prudy Schultz set out walking from their Van Nuys home at 9 a.m. Tuesday, on their way to cast votes they hope will bring changes they've been waiting on for years.
"I think this is the most dysfunctional city I've known in my adult life,"...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Mark the date, remember the day.
On March 5, 2013, Los Angeles redefined apathy.
A measly 16% of the city's registered voters — or perhaps around 20% once all the mail-in ballots are counted — turned out in an election with the following...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The Pasadena Symphony said Friday that it has named the British-born conductor David Lockington as its new music director. Lockington, the music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony in Michigan, will start his new job next season.
This will be Pasadena...