| Jan 2, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Founder of Special Olympics hailed by those she helped....
| Feb 3, 2010
| 9:34 PM
White House chief of staff makes derogatory reference and apologizes to the Special Olympics....
| Feb 10, 2010
| 4:32 PM
First the president made a wisecrack about the Special Olympics and then his chief of staff called opposition to the healthcare reform plan "retarded." Advocates for people with intellectual disabilities have long sought to banish the term "retard" from...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Democrat tries out some jokes in Maryland. He should probably keep his day job....
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Bobby Shriver on Tuesday will formally jump into the race for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, injecting the Kennedy-family mystique — and possibly some of his own wealth — into the contest to replace termed-out...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:25 PM
SACRAMENTO -- California politicians on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African leader who helped bring an end to apartheid.
“Nelson Mandela fought heroically for freedom and a truly democratic society," Gov. Jerry...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The 2013 edition of “A Very Special Christmas” albums benefiting the Special Olympics puts the focus on superstar names, with a roundup of holiday songs from John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Sting and Tom Petty and the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:40 PM
A group of West Ranch baseball players decided to try to make a difference in their community. The four team captains -- Chase Malynn, Ryan Vergara, Jake Spurlin and Addison Jackson -- helped form the West Ranch Action Team last year.
They have been...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:15 AM
A shallow magnitude 2.8 earthquake was reported Monday morning nine miles from Rio Dell in Northern California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:12 a.m. PDT at a depth of 17.4 miles.
[Updated, 10:18 a.m. PDT Aug. 19:...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:50 PM
This is one in a series of occasional articles about the careers and lives of character actors in Hollywood.
Bill Smitrovich remembers the day when "everything exploded in my head" and he decided to become an actor.
Smitrovich, 65, had worked at...
| Dec 18, 2007
Ten years ago, David Gonzales created a hit with "The Homies," 2-inch plastic figurines depicting characters from the barrio, complete with bandannas and baggy pants. Inspired by the homeboys he grew up with, they were sold, quarter by quarter, in gum...