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  • Richard Hottelet, Last of CBS News 'Murrow's Boys,' Dies At 97

    Richard C. Hottelet, the last living member of a group of CBS News correspondents whose work under Edward R. Murrow during World War II helped set a template for broadcast journalism, died Wednesday morning at the age of 97, according to information...
  • Norman Bridwell dies at 86; creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog

    Norman Bridwell dies at 86; creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog
    Norman Bridwell, a soft-spoken illustrator whose impromptu story about a girl and her puppy marked the unlikely birth of the supersized franchise Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died. He was 86. Bridwell, who lived for decades on Martha's Vineyard off...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
  • Richard C. Hottelet dies at 97; last of CBS News' 'Murrow Boys'

    Richard C. Hottelet, a former longtime CBS News correspondent who was the last living member of the "Murrow Boys," the elite group of reporters who covered World War II for CBS under the legendary Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was 97. Hottelet died...
  • Larry J. Cano dies at 90; founder of El Torito restaurants

    Larry J. Cano dies at 90; founder of El Torito restaurants
    In 1954, fine dining and Mexican food were rarely mentioned in the same sentence in Los Angeles, except perhaps in jest. That is the year that a bartender named Larry J. Cano took over an old Polynesian restaurant in Encino with thoughts of creating a...
  • 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' creator Norman Bridwell has died

    'Clifford the Big Red Dog' creator Norman Bridwell has died
    Norman Bridwell, creator of the "Clifford the Big Red Dog" children's books, died Friday in Martha's Vineyard, Mass., his publisher Scholastic announced. Bridwell was 86. “He’s red and he’s warm. Clifford does what you’d like...
  • David Garth dies at 84; advisor a key figure in New York politics

    Powerful political advisor David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the modern political TV commercial and helped elect governors, senators and mayors, has died in New York. He was 84. Garth died Monday at his home in Manhattan after a long illness,...
  • Stewart H. 'Stew' McLean, developer

    Stewart H. 'Stew' McLean, developer
    Stewart H. "Stew" McLean, a retired developer and homebuilder who enjoyed writing and bird watching, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice of multiple-system atrophy. He was 88. The son of Alexander H. McLean, a career Air Force officer, and Frances...
  • Gwendolyn WilliamsMay 28, 1933 - December 10, 2014

    Gwen Williams went to be with the Lord on December 10, 2014.  She was born in Glendale Ca., and spent her married life in La Crescenta, Ca.   Gwen met her future husband Harry at The Verdugo Hills Swimming Pool in Glendale, Ca. when they were 12 years...
  • Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91

     Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91
    As the district administrator of the nonprofit Jewish Family and Community Service in Highland Park, Isadora Sherman was for many years a lifeline for scores of struggling teens and their families. Her work was particularly important during a 17-month...
  • Larry J. Cano dies at 90; founder of El Torito restaurant chain

    Larry J. Cano, who took over a defunct Polynesian restaurant in Encino in 1954 and turned it into the first El Torito restaurant, building it into a worldwide chain that fed a growing appetite for Mexican food, died Wednesday at his home in Corona del...