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  • John Davies dies at 76; longtime San Diego civic leader

    John Davies dies at 76; longtime San Diego civic leader
    John Davies, a major civic figure in San Diego for decades, particularly in education, urban planning and the revitalization of a once-crumbling downtown, died of pancreatic cancer Friday at his home in downtown San Diego. He was 76. Along with his civic...
  • Dr. Charles Epstein dies at 77; geneticist survived attack by Unabomber

    Dr. Charles Epstein dies at 77; geneticist survived attack by Unabomber
    Dr. Charles Epstein, a UC San Francisco medical geneticist who studied Down syndrome and pioneered genetic counseling for families with affected children, but whose career was temporarily interrupted by a vicious 1993 attack by the notorious Unabomber,...
  • PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans

    PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans
    Miriam Seegar Whelan Actress became an interior designer Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...
  • Frederick A. Fay dies at 66; advocate for rights of the disabled

    Frederick A. Fay dies at 66; advocate for rights of the disabled
    When he was in high school, Frederick A. Fay would shoot baskets for hours in his Bethesda, Md., backyard. Then, before heading inside, he might execute a routine of flips on a trapeze. That was his intention one day toward the end of his junior year...
  • FDA warns about treatments for autism, heart disease

    FDA warns about treatments for autism, heart disease
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to seven companies and one nutritionist who sell chemicals called chelators to treat autism, cardiovascular diseases and other conditions, informing them they are violating federal law. "These...
  • Virginia Fields dies at 58; scholar of early Mesoamerican art, archaeology at LACMA

    Virginia Fields dies at 58; scholar of early Mesoamerican art, archaeology at LACMA
    Virginia M. Fields, a leading scholar of early Mesoamerican art and archaeology who joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's curatorial staff in 1989 and devoted 22 years to making the museum a vital center of Latin American culture — partly by...
  • Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds

    Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds
    He was a onetime plumber who gained unexpected renown pursuing his lifelong avocation as a fossil hunter who discovered some of the world's most significant dinosaur fossils. From Mexico to Montana, self-taught paleontologist and archaeologist Harley...
  • Healthy snacks for energy

    Healthy snacks for energy
    No matter how strong our willpower, snacking is inevitable. So many of us are on the go all the time that we can forget to pack proper or sufficient snacks to see us through those occasional cravings and get us, and our kids, through the day....
  • Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion

    Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion
    Edwin Gaustad, a retired UC Riverside history and religious studies professor who was a preeminent scholar on the separation of church and state, and who did groundbreaking work mapping the nation's religious landscape, has died. He was 87. Gaustad...
  • Shifra Goldman dies at 85; champion of modern Mexican art

    Shifra Goldman dies at 85; champion of modern Mexican art
    In the early 1970s, when Shifra Goldman proposed a doctoral dissertation on modern Mexican art, her professors at UCLA sneered. Compared to European art, the art of Latin America was, in their view, imitative, too political, unworthy of serious...
  • David Zelag Goodman dies at 81; Oscar-nominated screenwriter

    David Zelag Goodman dies at 81; Oscar-nominated screenwriter
    David Zelag Goodman, a screenwriter best known for such 1970s films as the controversial psychological thriller "Straw Dogs" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," a comedy that earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 81. Goodman died Monday at an...