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  • Lonnie White dies at 49; Times sportswriter, USC football player

    Lonnie White dies at 49; Times sportswriter, USC football player
    Lonnie White, a former USC football player who worked for two decades as a Los Angeles Times sportswriter, has died. He was 49. White, who had a number of health problems over the last several years, died Saturday at Glendale Memorial Hospital, his...
  • Robert LaVigne dies at 85; artist painted central Beat figures

    Robert LaVigne, an artist and set designer whose subjects and collaborators included many of the central figures of the Beat movement, including Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and Robert Creeley, died Feb. 20 in Seattle. He was 85. LaVigne had been in...
  • Hobie Alter, who shaped Southern California surf culture, dies at 80

    Hobie Alter, who shaped Southern California surf culture, dies at 80
    Hobie Alter, who shaped Southern California’s signature surf culture by pioneering the mass-produced foam surfboard and later popularized sailing by inventing a lightweight, high-performance catamaran, died Saturday at his home in Palm Desert. He...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Sean 'Stanley' Leary dies at 38; mountain adventurer

    When Sean "Stanley" Leary's friends heard he'd gone missing in Utah's Zion National Park, they drove hundreds of miles to help. Leary was well-known in the tight-knit world of mountain adventurers. At Yosemite National Park, he was an old hand, with...
  • Lorenzo Semple Jr. dies at 91; successful Hollywood screenwriter in 1970s and '80s

    Lorenzo Semple Jr. dies at 91; successful Hollywood screenwriter in 1970s and '80s
    Lorenzo Semple Jr. was one of the hottest screenwriters in Hollywood in the 1970s and '80s, working on star-studded films such as "Papillon," with Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman; "Three Days of the Condor," headlined by Robert Redford; and "Never Say...
  • Don Everly on death of brother Phil: 'I think about him every day'

    “We had a very difficult life together, we did,” the 77-year-old Don Everly said of the fractured relationship with his younger brother, Phil Everly, with whom he was part of arguably the most successful and influential vocal duo in the...
  • PASSINGS: Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, Ultimate Warrior, Edmond Harjo

    Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson Former Trinidad and Tobago leader held by Islamic rebels Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, 87, a former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister who was held hostage for days and shot during a bloody 1990 coup attempt,...
  • Angels reflect on Nick Adenhart before fifth anniversary of his death

    Angels reflect on Nick Adenhart before fifth anniversary of his death
    SEATTLE — The memories came flooding back to Mike Butcher last week when the Angels pitching coach went to UC Irvine Medical Center to visit hitting coach Don Baylor, who had broken his right thighbone in a freak opening-night mishap. It was...
  • Zeituni Onyango dies at 61; aunt of Obama gained asylum in U.S.

    Zeituni Onyango, an aunt of President Obama whose bid for asylum in the United States received national attention during her nephew's first campaign for the presidency and contributed to the debate over illegal immigration, died Tuesday in Boston. She was...
  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime
    Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93. Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked...