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  • Jack Gilbert dies at 87; unconventional poet knew fame and obscurity

    Jack Gilbert, a poet who eschewed conventions of career and writing style to develop a singular voice that combined intellectual heft with a spare specificity of language that made him among the major figures of American poetry over the last half-century,...
  • PASSINGS: Pavel Grachev

    PASSINGS: Pavel Grachev
    Pavel Grachev, 64, a former Russian defense minister who led troops into Chechnya in the 1990s, died Sunday in a Moscow hospital after being admitted on Sept. 12 in serious condition. No cause of death was given. The general, who had served under the...
  • IAAPA: What's new and what's next at theme parks

    IAAPA: What's new and what's next at theme parks
    About this time each year ride manufacturers and theme park operators gather in Orlando, Fla., for the International Assn. of Amusement Parks and Attractions trade show. > Photos: Ride makers unveil new attractions at IAAPA show Ride makers use the...
  • Noel Greenwood dies at 75; former L.A. Times senior editor

    Noel Greenwood, a former senior editor at the Los Angeles Times who helped shape local and California coverage as the newspaper outgrew its modest local ambitions and transformed itself into one of national stature, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home....
  • PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star

    Jack Hanlon, 96, a former child actor who had roles in the 1926 silent film "The General" and in two 1927 "Our Gang" comedies, died Thursday at an assisted living center in Las Vegas, family members said. "He was in good physical shape until two...
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
  • PASSINGS: John Ingle

    John Ingle, 84, an actor who played scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine on the daytime drama "General Hospital," died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles, ABC said. Ingle took over the role as the ruthless businessman Quartermaine from actor David Lewis...
  • Sam Jameson dies at 76; former longtime L.A. Times correspondent

    Sam Jameson dies at 76; former longtime L.A. Times correspondent
    Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with a deep knowledge of and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76. The cause of...
  • PASSINGS: Ron Taylor, Mario Armond Zamparelli, Anne Shaw Price

    PASSINGS: Ron Taylor, Mario Armond Zamparelli, Anne Shaw Price
    Ron Taylor Filmed shark for 'Jaws' Ron Taylor, 78, an Australian marine conservationist who helped film some of the dramatic underwater footage used in the classic shark thriller "Jaws," died Sunday at a Sydney hospital after battling leukemia....
  • Eleanor LaVove dies at 94; co-founder of dollhouse museum

    Eleanor LaVove dies at 94; co-founder of dollhouse museum
    Eleanor LaVove, a former fashion editor who co-founded Angels Attic, a museum devoted to antique and contemporary dollhouses, toys and miniatures, died Aug. 24 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 94. The cause was ovarian cancer, said...
  • Zhuang Zedong dies at 72; helped get 'pingpong diplomacy' rolling

    It might have been a chance meeting or a cunning act of propaganda, but the encounter more than 40 years ago between two pingpong champions — one Chinese, the other American — launched what President Nixon would call "the week that changed the...