| 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 6, 2013
| 10:54 AM
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is lashing back at Monster Beverage Corp. with his own lawsuit a week after being sued by the Corona energy drink maker.
The root of the legal barbs: Herrera’s attempts to curb caffeine content in Monster...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:09 PM
As the wise, dryly humorous psychiatrist caring for shellshocked surgeons and troops in the hit television series "MASH," actor Allan Arbus was so convincing that at least one colleague assumed he had expertise in the medical specialty.
In 1973, the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with a deep knowledge of and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76.
The cause of...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings said Wednesday his department will upgrade its 911 dispatch center to work with neighboring fire agencies and help ensure the closest available rescuers are sent to victims during life-threatening emergencies....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:13 PM
A South Los Angeles family who held a funeral for and buried the wrong woman after a mix-up by the mortuary plans to hold another ceremony this week. Evans Davidson, 74, told employees of Simpson Family Mortuary in Inglewood on......
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Micky Moore and Hollywood grew up together.
He was a toddler in 1916 when he began his career as a child actor in silent films and sat on the laps of such leading ladies as Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. As a 5-year-old he worked with legendary...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:30 PM
George A. Roberts
Helped transform Teledyne Corp.
George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Firefighters and two 24 Hour Fitness employees worked to revive a 67-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest at a Costa Mesa gym, officials said Friday. About 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Costa Mesa firefighters received a call that a man had......
| Feb 18, 2013
After World War II, social workers typically urged Holocaust survivors to forget their horrific wartime experiences and get on with their lives.
That struck Florabel Kinsler as a foolish and impossible order. During a decades-long career, the Los...