| Oct 27, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Community clinics like Help Everyone Clinic in South LA are on the frontline in American healthcare for generations to provide medical care and social assistance to millions of poor, uninsured and chronically ill patients in struggling rural and urban...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 11:12 AM
In 1979, Los Angeles' city and county fire agencies agreed to link their dispatching operations to save lives and cut costs....
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
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.
| Sep 24, 2012
Jose Curbelo, a Latin jazz bandleader, agent and promoter who helped popularize the cha-cha in the United States and made Tito Puente a star, has died. He was 95.
A resident of North Miami Beach, Curbelo died Friday of heart failure at a hospital in...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Several Los Angeles officials on Friday said they would probe the findings of an internal Los Angeles Fire Department report detailing delays in getting 911 callers to begin CPR on cardiac arrest victims. The study, disclosed by the The Times this week,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:25 PM
A stocky onetime mortgage broker is speeding through Costa Mesa in an old pickup with two pounds of weed in a paper bag. He wears gray cargo shorts and flip-flops and a faded cap with the image of a marijuana leaf stitched on the front. He just smoked a...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:42 PM
A man hiking in the San Bernardino Forest died Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest, authorities said....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Steven Domalewski, a teenager from New Jersey who suffered brain damage when he was struck by a line drive while playing in a youth baseball game, will receive $14.5 million to settle his lawsuit against the bat manufacturer, a sporting goods chain and...
| Aug 22, 2012
The Kingdom Day Parade always started with Larry E. Grant cruising down a boulevard in South Los Angeles with a procession of colorful floats, marching bands and dance troupes trailing behind.
Grant traveled the three-mile route on the back of a...
| Aug 20, 2012
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....
| Aug 17, 2012
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...