Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek', dies

...dropped out, moved to California and took acting lessons at the Pasadena Playhouse.Soon he had lost his "Boston dead-end" accent...In 1954 he married Sandra Zober, a fellow student at the Pasadena Playhouse, and they had two children, Julie and Adam. The...

Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies

...immigrants Aug. 8, 1930, in Euclid, Ohio, and attended Pasadena City College before transferring to Fresno State, where he...City College, where he spent five years before moving on to Pasadena City College.He was hired at Long Beach State in 1968 and...

Oregon pummels defending champion FSU in Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. - Touch down. Turnover. Touchdown. Turnover. Touchdown.And on it went for Oregon.Marcus Mariota and the Ducks...

Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

PASADENA, Calif. - Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check...

Stanford dashes UCLA's hopes with thrashing of Bruins

PASADENA, Calif. - Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 9 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South...

Top 25 roundup: Oregon bounces back with win over UCLA

PASADENA, Calif. - Marcus Mariota ran for two touchdowns and passed for 210 yards and two more scores to help No. 12 Oregon rebound from...

Long-ago Rose Bowl took 14-year-old to Pasadena and beyond

When she was 14, JoAn played the trombone for 6.5 miles in the Tournament of Roses, met the stars and got life advice from the writer of racy novels.

Florida State will feel right at home in Rose Bowl

...their semifinal showdown against second-seeded Oregon.Although the game is being played in the heart of Pac-12 country in Pasadena, Calif., Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher believes returning to the site where he won his first national title as a coach...

Few can argue about college football finalists

...game I wouldn't know what to do with myself."The Ducks (13-1) and Buckeyes (13-1) last played in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, in 2010. Ohio State won that game 26-17. Now the Rose Bowl comes to Texas, but with so much more at stake...

First playoff game has star cast in Rose Bowl

...know it's a heck of a challenge. They've got a great team. We've got a great team. It ought to be fun."Next stop, Pasadena. But it's not the last stop. The winner gets a trip to Texas to play either Alabama or Ohio State on Jan. 12 for the national...