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  • Richard M. Walden, Operation USA's charity buccaneer

     Richard M. Walden, Operation USA's charity buccaneer
    Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times headline soon called him the "charity buccaneer," a red-tape-slashing contrarian who fretted about the "international web of neglect," and who still has sharp words for relief efforts unmet and relief agencies that don't measure up. He has steadfast celebrity supporters, like Julie Andrews, but the advent of social media that let anyone text a few bucks to Lady Gaga's favorite charity in the middle of a concert has made things harder for brick-and-mortar charities like Operation USA. Walden soldiers on, boldly going where too many charity-come-latelies can only try to go.
  • Evelyn Freeman dies at 96; therapist was pioneer in aging issues

    Evelyn Freeman, a pioneer in the field of aging who in the twilight of her life helped people cope with the challenges of getting older, has died. She was 96. Freeman, who was the longtime director of the senior counseling program at what was then called...

    Popularity of home elevators gets a lift

    Popularity of home elevators gets a lift
    Actress Jane Fonda bought a home in Beverly Hills last year with a feature that might seem counterintuitive for a fitness guru: an elevator. The Holmby Hills house that pop icon Michael Jackson leased has one within its 17,200 square feet of living...

    Compass Rose treads 'Barefoot' through one of Simon's best works

    Compass Rose treads 'Barefoot' through one of Simon's best works
    Now offering its fifth production since opening in the 2011-2012 season, Compass Rose Theater seems comfortably rooted in its strip-mall Eastport Shopping Center location. The cozy storefront lends an offbeat charm to the company's current offering,...

    Oscars 2013: Bring on the red carpet divas

    Oscars 2013: Bring on the red carpet divas
    Several of the stars on the red carpet are turning on the sparkle with diva dresses. They are the naughty to the evening’s cream puff gowns’ nice. Naomi Watts is wearing an otherworldly gunmetal sequin Armani gown with galactic-looking cap...