| Jan 14, 2008
Castigated by the national party for moving their primary ahead in the nominating calendar, Michigan Republicans could inject even more volatility into the 2008 GOP presidential campaign when they go to the polls Tuesday.
Although only half of the state'...
| Jan 14, 2008
| 11:34 AM
One day before the Michigan primary, three Republican candidates stumped in search of votes and momentum in a state with the highest-in-the-nation unemployment rates and high rates of mortgage foreclosures.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who...
| Jan 16, 2008
Appealing to voters anxious about an unraveling economy, Mitt Romney scored a decisive victory in the Michigan primary Tuesday, setting up a free-for-all among the leading Republican presidential candidates in this weekend's pivotal party contest in South...
| Oct 31, 2009
Ex-attorney built airline
Joel Murray, 69, an entrepreneur who took a tiny airline that operated a handful of flights in the Midwest and built it into a competitive regional carrier that was bought in 1988 by the parent of American Airlines,...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:19 PM
Robert A. Fuhrman, a pioneering Lockheed engineer who played a central role in the creation of the Polaris and Poseidon missiles before rising to the top of the aeronautics and aerospace giant, died Saturday in Pebble Beach, Calif. He was 84.
| Jun 4, 2009
Today's topic: Given how far the demand for cars has fallen this year, would the failure of General Motors have put more stress on the industry, or just accelerated the "right sizing" that was already underway? In other words, was the company really too...
| Mar 3, 2009
Aurora Las Encinas Hospital is not the only psychiatric hospital under the Aurora brand name that has had problems flagged by government officials.
The 29-acre private psychiatric facility in Pasadena is run by Signature Healthcare Services, which has...
| Jan 9, 2010
Art Clokey, the creator of the whimsical clay figure Gumby, died in his sleep Friday at his home in Los Osos, Calif., after battling repeated bladder infections, his son Joseph said. He was 88.
Clokey and his wife, Ruth, invented Gumby in the early 1950s...
| Feb 15, 2010
Doug Fieger, leader of the Los Angeles-based power pop band the Knack who co-wrote and sang on the 1979 No. 1 hit "My Sharona," has died. He was 57.
Fieger's sister, Beth Falkenstein, said he died Sunday at his home in Woodland Hills. He had cancer.