| Feb 25, 2013
Singer of Chicago blues
Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family.
A younger contemporary of...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
| Feb 2, 2013
Longtime L.A. Philharmonic flutist
Roland Moritz, 86, who played flute for the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than 40 years and for a time shared the concert stage with his father, Frederick Moritz, the Philharmonic's longtime...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:26 PM
For much of the 1960s and the early 1970s, no suburban streetscape would have been complete without them: A squadron of kids clutching sky-high handlebars on low-slung bikes in eye-popping, hot-rod colors.
Equipped with a curved banana seat, the Schwinn...
| May 11, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Taylor Mead, an underground cinema legend whose comic charm and sense of the surreal inspired Andy Warhol and other seminal figures in the alternative film world, died Wednesday in Denver. He was 88.
A fixture of bohemian New York who was also a poet...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:54 AM
The family of a disabled Newport Beach man asks for the public's help in identifying an assailant they believe pushed Alan Halderman, 56, from his wheelchair and caused a broken hip....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Gallagher recovering from heart attack: Comedian Gallagher was expected to be out of a medically induced coma by Saturday, according to his promotional manager, who said all signs were good....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TV producer and host Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at age 82, had a history of heart troubles, and the L.A. County Coroner's office said it had no plans to look into his death. Clark, according to his publicist, suffered......
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Dick Clark: As the music and TV industry mourns the passing of "America's oldest living teenager," who died on Wednesday of a heart attack at the age of 82, we remember the indelible mark Dick Clark left on pop music....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Dick Clark dead: The legendary host of "American Bandstand" and "New Year's Rockin' Eve" has died at 82, eight years after suffering a stroke....