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  • Maya Romanoff, fabric designer, 1941-2014

     Maya Romanoff, fabric designer, 1941-2014
    Maya Romanoff discovered the magic of dying fabric when he saw tie-dyed T-shirts at the Woodstock music festival in 1969. He turned that fascination with colors and fabric into a career, starting the Skokie corporation that bears his name and has...
  • Divorce for Captain & Tennille, 'Love Will Keep Us Together' duo

    Divorce for Captain & Tennille, 'Love Will Keep Us Together' duo
    Children of the kitschy '70s, we're all latchkey kids now: The Captain & Tennille are getting divorced.  Toni Tennille, 73, real name Cathryn Antoinette Tennille, filed for divorce from the "Captain," Daryl Dragon, 71, in an Arizona courthouse Thursday,...
  • Joe Bell: 'insatiably curious ... a great friend'

     Joe Bell: 'insatiably curious ... a great friend'
    As a devoted newspaper man, Joseph Bell spent his life sharing stories. After two hours and more than a dozen speeches during Bell's memorial Tuesday night, it became clear that Bell's personality and humor touched just as many people as his widely...
  • TV Picks: 'The Michael J. Fox Show,' 'The State of Arizona'

    TV Picks: 'The Michael J. Fox Show,' 'The State of Arizona'
    "The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...
  • Vogelsberg steps down as Geneva alderman

    Vogelsberg steps down as Geneva alderman
    The city of Geneva is looking for applicants to represent its Third Ward after Ald. Dawn Vogelsberg announced this week that she was giving up the seat she's held for 10 years. Vogelsberg made the surprise announcement at the end of Tuesday's City...
  • City Lights: APA tackles tough assignment

    City Lights: APA tackles tough assignment
    I once met a woman who had known three of the Beatles as a college student in Liverpool. At least, so she said. Having a personal connection to the Fab Four is probably a favorite lie among the British. But her story seemed down-to-earth enough that I...
  • Racing lover Jeremy Grim's final lap is funeral procession

    They did the nicest thing for Jeremy Grim at his funeral. You couldn't have imagined a nicer thing, or a more fitting one. As the funeral procession made its way from the funeral home to the cemetery on Monday, it took a detour onto the grounds of the...
  • Ali's battles in, out of ring in 'Trials of Muhammad Ali' ★★★ 1/2

    Ali's battles in, out of ring in 'Trials of Muhammad Ali' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Muhammad Ali has one of the most recognizable faces in the world and is such a beloved public persona that George W. Bush personally presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the ultimate honor awarded to a civilian, in 2005. It would not...
  • Reeling, Chicago's gay and lesbian film festival, is back

    Reeling, Chicago's gay and lesbian film festival, is back
    The timing feels serendipitous. After a hiatus in 2012 to regroup, Reeling, Chicago's long-running gay and lesbian film festival, is back — kicking off just days after Illinois lawmakers voted in favor of marriage equality. You can't plan that...
  • Turlock mother guilty of smoking meth as toddler starved to death

    A jury this week found a Stanislaus County mother guilty of second-degree murder after she left her 2-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy alone in a room for days without food or water as she hung out and smoked methamphetamine. "This is a child who...
  • Concert Review: Huntington's APA puts twist on Beatles' album

    Concert Review: Huntington's APA puts twist on Beatles' album
    In 1966, John Lennon made an infamous — and, by his reckoning, misunderstood — comment that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now." Thursday night in Huntington Beach, the Fab Four met religion again, and it was evident which side...