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L.A. Icon Otis Chandler Dies at 78

Otis Chandler, whose vision and determination as publisher of the Los Angeles Times from 1960 to 1980 catapulted the paper from mediocrity into the front ranks of American journalism, died today of a ... read more

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

Otis Clay ... outdoor adventures. May 16. Died after falling from wheelchair during half-marathon. Guy Clark, 74. Texas singer-songwriter who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits l... read more

Music, arts lost many luminaries in 2016

Here is a roll call of some of the people who died in 2016. Pierre Boulez ... Texas singer-songwriter who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits like “L.A. Freeway” and “Desperados W... read more

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Otis Chandler's Collection Goes On The Block

Otis Chandler, who died in February, was one of the last of the classic two-fisted gentleman adventurers as we knew them in the 20th Century. He surfed, he cheated death at eight years old, he hunted ... read more


Otis Chandler: A Lion of Journalism

That was Otis Chandler, a Southern California original, whose love of a challenge led him to big waves and mountain peaks and pushed him to transform a stodgy but successful family-run newspaper into ... read more

Hugh Masekela, South African Jazz Musician and Activist, Dies at 78

Hugh Masekela, South African jazz musician and political activist, died Jan. 23 in Johannesburg, South Africa of prostate cancer. He was 78. Masekela was a trumpeter ... Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 ... read more

Jordan's '95-'96 Chicago Bulls and the Best Starting 5 in Each Team's History

While the first through fourth spots were locked down by Raymond Felton, Stephen Jackson, Gerald Wallace and Boris Diaw, Charlotte used a rotation of Tyson Chandler ... the eventual champion L.A. Lake... read more

Wife set light to £20,000 of banknotes for staff salaries hidden in the family stove when she forgot and started making tea

A woman accidentally set light to £20,000 cash that was meant for her husband's staff after hiding it in a wood-burning stove and forgetting it was there. Hao Bin, 35, stashed the wad of money inside ... read more

Mourners Recall an `Original'

If anyone had walked into the memorial service for Otis Chandler ... Harry Chandler, said in a eulogy. "He broke the mold that his parents and the extended Chandler family and The Times had set for hi... read more

Building the All-Time Depth Chart for Every NBA Franchise

The starting lineups typically feature at least one Hall of Fame talent, and organizational icons litter the benches ... Petrovic had just achieved All-NBA status before he tragically died in a car ac... read more

'I made her do five pregnancy tests!' Alan Hansall and Lucy-Jo reveal it only took two weeks to fall pregnant as they pose for new shoot

She's due to give birth in just two months time so you'd think actress Lucy-Jo Hudson's nerves would be starting to kick in. But that doesn't seem to be the case - as she's convinced it won't hurt tha... read more

Jack Nelson dies at 80; Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter helped raise L.A. Times to national prominence

Jack Nelson ... Nelson died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at his home in Bethesda, Md., according to his wife, journalist Barbara Matusow. The veteran newsman was recruited from the Atlanta Constitut... read more



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