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St. John's Health Center

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  • Mystery hospital fee

    David Lazarus' column on the mysterious $546 fee charged by St. John's Health Center to an orthopedic patient draws attention to a major source of confusion and frustration for patients of this clinic. ("Hospital's healthcare fee causes nothing but...
  • Peter Bergman dies at 72; comedian in Firesign Theatre troupe

    Peter Bergman dies at 72; comedian in Firesign Theatre troupe
    Peter Bergman, a founder of Firesign Theatre, the comic quartet that channeled the absurdist sensibility and chaotic impulses of the countercultural 1960s and '70s into a popular radio show and a series of cult-classic albums, has died at 72. A...
  • Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum

    Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist who with her late husband, publishing magnate Robert E. Petersen, established the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, has died. She was 76. Petersen, who also served on the museum's board of directors, died Friday...
  • Burton S. Sperber dies at 82; landscape company founder

    Burton S. Sperber dies at 82; landscape company founder
    He was the founder and chairman of the board of Calabasas-based ValleyCrest Landscape Cos., the nation's largest landscape services company, whose projects have included the gardens at the Getty Center and the rooftop community garden at Walt Disney...
  • Eleanor LaVove dies at 94; co-founder of dollhouse museum

    Eleanor LaVove dies at 94; co-founder of dollhouse museum
    Eleanor LaVove, a former fashion editor who co-founded Angels Attic, a museum devoted to antique and contemporary dollhouses, toys and miniatures, died Aug. 24 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 94. The cause was ovarian cancer, said...
  • Geoff Ammer dies at 62; veteran Hollywood marketing executive

    Geoff Ammer, a veteran Hollywood marketing executive whose three-decade career spanned multiple studios, died Sunday morning of a heart attack. He was 62. Ammer collapsed at his home in Brentwood and was rushed to St. John's Health Center in Santa...
  • Henry Bromell dies at 65; writer helped usher in literary TV drama

    Henry Bromell, a novelist and short-story writer who brought a literary quality to some of the most acclaimed dramatic TV series of the last two decades, including "Homeland," "Northern Exposure" and "Homicide: Life on the Street," died Monday at St....
  • Phillip L. Williams dies at 90; senior executive with Times Mirror Co.

    Phillip L. Williams, a retired senior executive for Times Mirror Co. who served on its board of directors from 1985 until his retirement in 1993, died Nov. 18 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica after suffering a heart attack, his family said. The...
  • A big push for a different birthing experience

    A big push for a different birthing experience
    For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital. And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
  • Channa Horwitz dies at 80; artist known for geometric paintings, drawings

    Channa Horwitz dies at 80; artist known for geometric paintings, drawings
    Channa Horwitz, an artist known for her dizzyingly intricate geometric drawings and paintings based on complex predetermined systems, died Monday of complications from Crohn's disease at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 80. In 1968,...
  • St. John's picks Providence Health & Services in bidding war

    St. John's picks Providence Health & Services in bidding war
    After months of controversy, the owner of St. John's Health Center said it plans to sell the landmark Santa Monica hospital to Catholic chain Providence Health & Services. The hospital has been at the center of an intense competition that featured...