| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:34 PM
A San Diego County high school teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with a former 17-year-old student....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Melvins are attempting to break a Guinness World Record for fastest tour of the U.S.: 50 states in 51 days. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts assesses the odds, and perils, of such a journey....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:53 PM
An ex-teacher in San Diego County was sentenced Wednesday to a year in jail after pleading guilty to having sex with the former student who impregnated her. But the judge ruled that Kelly Watson, 34, can be released in April......
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Southern California schools have been shut out of a high-profile federal grant competition, according to results announced Tuesday. The one regional finalist for the latest round of Race to the Top grants was a charter school organization, Green Dot...
| Nov 6, 2012
As President Obama and Mitt Romney make a last-minute push for votes, First Lady Michelle Obama can already chalk up a small victory for her campaign to fight childhood obesity.
In a semi-scientific study conducted on the front porch of a Yale University...
| Sep 23, 2012
NEW YORK — The quintessential Ivy League look, born on college campuses more than a century ago and epitomized by tweed jackets, seersucker suits, khaki trousers and button-down oxford-cloth shirts, hit the peak of its popularity in the mid-1950s,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It wasn't B.J. Thomas, exactly, but musical raindrops seemed to be falling in a white-walled rehearsal room next to Walt Disney Concert Hall, courtesy of Milo Talwani, one of the L.A. composers least likely to write melody, let alone ear candy, into a...
| Mar 23, 2012
Chief executive of bagel company
Murray Lender, 81, who helped turn his father's small Connecticut bakery into a national company credited with introducing bagels to many Americans, died Wednesday at a Miami hospital of complications...
| Apr 9, 2012
As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program.
Beginning in 1968, as one of...
| Oct 4, 2010
Buddy Morrow, a trombonist who carried on the tradition of big-band greats by leading the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra for decades, has died. He was 91.
Morrow, whose career spanned more than 75 years, died Sept. 27 at his longtime home in Maitland, Fla.,...
| Dec 15, 2010
Karen Sortito, a movie-marketing executive best known for groundbreaking product tie-ins to James Bond films in the 1990s, has died. She was 49.
Sortito died Monday of cancer at her New York City home, said her friend Terry Curtin, co-president of...