| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A traveling exhibit highlighting often forgotten Arab immigrants is being displayed in Little Tokyo, sharing the work of a community and its contributions to history since the American Revolution. "Patriots and Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to...
| Jul 8, 2012
Mark K. Shriver, a brother of former California First Lady Maria Shriver, explores his relationship with their father in his new book, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver." Shriver, George McGovern's Democratic vice presidential...
| Aug 11, 2012
I was just months away from marrying my high school sweetheart and shipping off to the Peace Corps. I'd had a bright five-year plan that included teaching English in a faraway land. The idea of a new culture and new life filled me with the sense that...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Returning to Iowa, where polls show him contending for first place in next week's caucuses, Ron Paul studiously ignored a barrage of news media questions Wednesday about fresh attacks from rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, including over incendiary...
| Jan 2, 2011
Denis Dutton, a scholar, author and Internet trailblazer who founded Arts & Letters Daily, a pithy website that links thousands of devoted followers around the world to smart, provocative writing online about books, culture and ideas, died Tuesday in...
| Jan 19, 2011
R. Sargent Shriver, a lawyer who served as the social conscience of two administrations, launching the Peace Corps for his brother-in-law, President Kennedy, and leading the "war on poverty" for President Johnson, has died. He was 95.
| May 21, 2011
Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86.
His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 10:14 PM
Wayne Grisham, a two-term Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from La Mirada who later served in the state Assembly, has died. He was 88.
Grisham died Wednesday at Dove House, a hospice in Whittier, of respiratory failure stemming from...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Master gardener Mud Baron supplies school gardens with evangelical zeal....
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Roosevelt High School student Johana Soto has become much more aware of her bad habits and is trying to change them. She credits Erikka Moreno, 22, who is teaching her, her classmates and her teachers lessons about healthy eating and exercise. Moreno is...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:35 PM
On the occasion of the Peace Corps’ 50-year anniversary, the Opinion pages ran several Op-Eds celebrating the volunteer organization and its enduring legacy. On its accomplishments, Stanley Meisler wrote: It's possible to cite the pounds of fish...