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  • PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat

    PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat
    Bernard G. Sarnat Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
  • PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree

    PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree
    Sid Melton Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph...
  • Bob Burnett dies at 71; member of folk group the Highwaymen

    Bob Burnett dies at 71; member of folk group the Highwaymen
    The members of the folk group the Highwaymen were freshmen in the same fraternity at Wesleyan University in Connecticut when they came together to perform at a campus party in 1958. By their senior year, the quintet had a No. 1 single with their haunting...
  • Fall album preview

    Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Cy Young and Amos Rusie help keep Zane Grey from becoming a pro baseball player?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Amos Rusie and Cy Young helped to keep Zane Grey from becoming a major league pitcher. STATUS: True (in a roundabout way). Pearl Zane Grey (better known as just Zane Grey) was one of the most prolific and......
  • Question of the day: Which consecutive-game streak was more impressive, Brett Favre’s or Cal Ripken’s? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. will weigh in on the topic. Please check back throughout the day, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a response of your own. [Updated at 10:12 a.m.: Who had the most impressive......
  • Rock Stars Die in Plane Crash, Feb. 3, 1959

     
    [Note: Here's a repost of an item from two years ago... lrh] Ritchie Valens' Roots Los Angeles Times, July 19, 1987 Los Angeles Times file photo Ritchie Valens, 1941 - 1959 By GREGG BARRIOS WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- "I still remember......
  • Album review: Hayes Carll's 'KMAG YOYO'

     
    You can’t listen to this freewheeling Texas singer and songwriter long without becoming thoroughly convinced that he’s a full-blooded relative of Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb and Merle Haggard. Waylon Jennings’ famous observation about...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    The Top 5 Concerts for the coming week: 1. GAS EXPLOSION BENEFIT In 2007, Allentown singer Alexxis Steele helped organize a fund-raising concert for the families of five people killed in a fire on Park Street in the city. And......
  • Drea de Matteo, Shooter Jennings welcome son 'Blackjack'

     
    Drea de Matteo and Waylon "Shooter" Jennings welcomed their baby boy Thursday. "Waylon Albert'Blackjack' Jennings has arrived folks!" Waylon "Shooter" Jennings said on Twitter. Jennings proposed to "The Sopranos" alum Drea de Matteo in 2009. The couple...