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  • Everybody loves Phil Rosenthal's movie night

    Everybody loves Phil Rosenthal's movie night
    IT'S THE hottest day of the year -- 91 degrees -- and Phil Rosenthal is stacking almond wood kindling in the pizza oven of his Hancock Park home. In little more than an hour, a cook from Pizzeria Mozza will arrive, as he does most Sunday nights, and begin...
  • Marilyn French dies at 79; author of feminist classic 'The Women's Room'

    Marilyn French dies at 79; author of feminist classic 'The Women's Room'
    Marilyn French, a writer and feminist scholar whose provocative 1977 novel "The Women's Room" captured the frustration and fury of a generation of women fed up with society's traditional conceptions of their roles, died Saturday at a hospital in New...
  • Ellie Greenwich dies at 68; co-wrote 'Da Doo Ron Ron,' 'Chapel of Love' and other '60s hits

    Ellie Greenwich, the New York songwriter behind a string of 1960s hits that gave effervescent voice to unbridled teen romance including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," many of them in collaboration with producer Phil Spector, died...
  • Skip Miller dies at 62; former Motown Records president

    Skip Miller, a Los Angeles music industry veteran who rose from stock clerk to president of Motown Records and helped rejuvenate the black music division at RCA Records, has died. He was 62. Miller, who also managed Lionel Richie's solo career, was being...
  • August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola

    August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola
    August Coppola, a former literature professor who was the father of actor Nicolas Cage and brother of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, has died. He was 75. Coppola died Tuesday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, Cage'...
  • The Defense Attorneys: Michael D. Schwartz, 42; William Hadden, 55

    Since 2001, Michael D. Schwartz has been an associate attorney at Silver, Hadden, Silver, Wexler and Levine in Santa Monica, where he has represented police officers, firefighters and other public employees in administrative, criminal and civil...
  • Financial boom, financial bust: What happened?

    Every now and then, even the smartest of us need to relearn the lessons of American history. Take Alan Greenspan and the unfolding story of the current credit crisis. Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, is "the Oracle" given much of the...
  • Suozzi switch to Obama was not just words

     
    Count Tom Suozzi among the ???late swooners??? ??? the Hillary Clinton supporters who eventually fell for Barack Obama. The Nassau County executive was the biggest financial contributor to Obama???s grass-roots campaign, Yes We Can Long Island,...
  • Obama's court pick: 'Real-world folks'

     
    by Mark Silva "This is going to be, I think, one of the most consequential decisions of the next president,'' then-Sen. Barack Obama said of Supreme Court appointments during his third and final campaign debate with Republican rival Sen. John......
  • Rollins to GOP: 'Fight fights you can win'

     
    by Mark Silva Ed Rollins, a former White House political director who had more than a little to do with the late President Ronald Reagan's success, says it's time for the Republican Party to return to the hustings and build......
  • Obama vs. McCain: Debating debates

     
    by Mark Silva Who wants a debate? The underdog, generally. Who doesn't? Someone who has something to lose. Republican Sen. John McCain, pressing Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for a weekly series of "town-hall''-styled debates, faces a mere six-point...