Big guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
More than 1,000 First A.M.E. church members paid their respects at the morning service, where Bishop T. Larry Kirkland spoke.
A guerrilla street artist is paying tribute to Nelson Mandela by recruiting volunteers to place posters of the late South African leader around Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times Deputy Managing Editor Scott Kraft described the historic day Mandela walked out of prison, and what it was like to be there.
As news of Nelson Mandela’s death swept the world it got many Southland residents remembering a historic trip he made here in 1990, shortly after he was released from prison.
In 1986, UCLA students, moved by the late South African leader’s fight for racial equality, protested the university’s investments and companies with business ties to the country.
Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa.
World-champion surfer Shaun Tomson is sharing a message he hopes will save someone else’s life.
Reef Carneson’s parents were told it would be “kinder to put him on a morphine drip” and let him die.
David R. Ellis, the actor-turned-stuntman-turned-director of “Snakes on a Plane,” has died. He was 60 years old.
Monaco’s reigning prince, Albert II, has wed South Africa’s Charlene Wittstock in a long-awaited civil ceremony that transformed the one-time Olympic swimmer into the Princess of Monaco.
A Long Beach man has been charged with running a $5.2-million “pump and dump” investment fraud that involved money laundering through Panamanian banks.