| Feb 5, 2011
| 9:49 PM
LEE K. HARRINGTON
Headed L.A. Economic Development Corp.
Lee K. Harrington, 64, a businessman who was executive director of the Southern California Leadership Council and the former head of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp., died Friday near...
| Oct 11, 2011
Former bass player with rock band Weezer
Mikey Welsh, 40, the former bass player for the alternative rock band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday, police said.
Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak said employees of...
| May 22, 2011
Delicate flowers didn't do well on the Rock. I'm not talking about prisoners, though criminals such as Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly were no shrinking violets. I mean the actual flowers blooming outside the cellblock walls — hot-pink...
| May 26, 2011
Dear SOS: On a recent visit to the Philadelphia area, I encountered the absolute best Welsh rarebit at a local British pub.
The Whip Tavern serves a rarebit that combines good English cheddar and Stilton cheeses with Smithwick's Irish Ale, spiced with...
| Dec 7, 2008
There's just no accounting for taste. When we asked readers to talk about the places they visited but thought were overrated, the results amazed us. Can someone really dislike the Grand Canyon? Yes. In fact, two readers did. Others registered their...
| Feb 12, 2008
Adam watched as his mother and father were gunned down.
Rosie was just 4 weeks old when her mother died after being caught in a trap. She almost didn't make it.
Pixie lost her newborn,who suffered a broken leg, and even after she became pregnant again,...
| Apr 22, 2009
John Maddox, a former physics lecturer and science journalist whose 22 years as editor of Nature transformed the moss-covered journal into one of the world's leading sources of science information, has died. He was 83.
Maddox died April 12 in...
| May 3, 2009
The Wikipedia Revolution
How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia
Hyperion: 272 pp., $24.95
The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America
Random House: 384 pp., $27...
| Nov 25, 2008
British conductor Richard Hickox, who made a particular mark in opera and choral music with orchestras around the world, has died, his agent said Monday. He was 60.
Hickox died Sunday of a heart attack in a hotel in Cardiff, Wales, said Stephen Lumsden,...
| Nov 30, 2008
Jorn Utzon, the Danish architect whose eye-catching, nautically inspired design for the Sydney Opera House overcame a series of controversies surrounding its budget and acoustics to become one of the most recognizable landmarks of the 20th century,...
| Dec 9, 2008
| 11:15 AM
In times of economic recession, some would argue that the best remedy is to go out and live it up. As always, London remains one of the best places on earth to run away for a pre-holiday long weekend, celebrate life with your sweetheart and do some...