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  • Study casts doubt on some findings about sodium

    Study casts doubt on some findings about sodium
    Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
  • How to avoid a return to the hospital

    How to avoid a return to the hospital
    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...
  • S.F. city attorney, Monster in legal fight over energy drinks

    S.F. city attorney, Monster in legal fight over energy drinks
    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...
  • Rick Majerus truly was a giant in his field

    Rick Majerus truly was a giant in his field
    It is Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, there are basketballs bouncing all around me, sneakers squeaking and fans cheering. UCLA is playing San Diego State in the Wooden Classic, and I don't care. Being a basketball court, this is Rick...
  • Von Freeman dies at 88; jazz tenor saxophonist with singular sound

    Von Freeman dies at 88; jazz tenor saxophonist with singular sound
    Von Freeman was revered as a tenor saxophonist but was never a major star, worshiped by critics but perpetually strapped for cash. He seemed to purposely avoid commercial success. When trumpeter Miles Davis phoned Freeman in the 1950s looking for a...
  • Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference

     Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference
    On the morning of July 10, attorney Jerald Gale was reading an e-mail in his office on the 20th floor of a Koreatown high-rise. That's the last thing the 58-year-old husband, father and avid cyclist remembers before losing consciousness. Gale's heart...
  • 'Big Willie' Robinson dies at 69; L.A. drag race organizer

    'Big Willie' Robinson dies at 69; L.A. drag race organizer
    "Big Willie" Robinson was a 6-foot-6, 300-pound former Los Angeles street racer, a gentle giant who promoted organized drag racing as a way to unite people of all races and classes and ease racial tensions. "When you get around cars, man, there ain't...
  • PASSINGS: John Kerr, Garrett Lewis

    PASSINGS: John Kerr, Garrett Lewis
    John Kerr Actor won Tony Award for 'Tea and Sympathy' John Kerr, 81, a stage, film and TV actor who won a Tony Award for his performance in Elia Kazan's 1953 Broadway production of "Tea and Sympathy" and went on to reprise his role in the 1956 film...
  • Micky Moore dies at 98; director and early Hollywood actor

    Micky Moore dies at 98; director and early Hollywood actor
    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...
  • William Windom dies at 88; Emmy-winning character actor

     William Windom dies at 88; Emmy-winning character actor
    In the role that won him an Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series, William Windom played John Monroe, a writer-cartoonist for a New York magazine who harnessed an active fantasy life to escape the doldrums of his middle-class Connecticut existence....
  • PASSINGS: George A. Roberts

    PASSINGS:  George A. Roberts
    . 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...