| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
“Grand Canyon Serenade” 8 p.m. Thursday KVCR: A visual tour of the Grand Canyon is set to classical music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms and Dvorak. “Globe Trekker” 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Saturday KLCS; 9 p.m. Monday KCET: Amsterdam...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Hey, what happened? Did I miss the big news? Didn't America's armed forces disband Tuesday? After all, the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy has officially ended. Gays and lesbians are now free to serve openly. Surely our troops in......
| Aug 23, 2010
| 9:36 PM
The Democrat gives a preview of the president's speech next week on the U.S. troop drawdown in Iraq....
| Dec 16, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Thought-Wave Arrest While making a routine inspection of a Sunset Blvd. tavern, Jack Zumstein and Adolphus Miles, supervising public health sanitarians (yes, that's the correct title), were heckled by a customer who clearly had overindulged. When they...
| Jun 20, 2010
Comfortably settled in ClubAcela, the first-class lounge at New York's Penn Station, I considered the folder of Amtrak sleeping car tickets much as I would money in the bank: a promise of good times ahead. I would travel on the Lake Shore Limited to...
| Jul 4, 2010
The comeback: Publishing as a whole is affected by this particular scourge, but genre fiction in particular suffers from this plight in the most obvious way. It's when a writer appears, sometimes with considerable fanfare, with a new series, garnering...
| Mar 16, 2010
Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. A.P. Clark, a World War II veteran who played a key role in the elaborate breakout from a Nazi prisoner-of-war camp that inspired the movie "The Great Escape," has died. He was 96.
Clark, a former superintendent of the Air...
| Mar 18, 2010
| 5:22 PM
Jerome York, an Apple Inc. board member and a financial wizard credited with turning around Chrysler and IBM, died Thursday of a brain aneurysm. He was 71.
He died at a Pontiac, Mich., hospital where he was taken Tuesday night.
York, who led an...
| Apr 19, 2010
Fred J. Ascani, a retired Air Force major general and former test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base who set a world speed record in an F-86 jet fighter in 1951 and later oversaw the development of a supersonic bomber, has died. He was 92.
Ascani, a B-17...
| Dec 17, 2010
Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
| Jan 8, 2010
Retired Air Force Gen. Lew Allen Jr., who during his multifaceted career headed the National Security Agency, was Air Force chief of staff and shepherded the Jet Propulsion Laboratory through a crucial period when budgets were at an all-time low and new...