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  • Darby Tillis, freed from Illinois' death row in 1987, dies at 71

    Darby Tillis, freed from Illinois' death row in 1987, dies at 71
    Darby Tillis was one of the first Illinois death row inmates to be exonerated and became a vocal opponent of the death penalty, traveling the city in his "peace limo" emblazoned with the slogan, "Thou shall not kill." Mr. Tillis, 71, died of...
  • Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation museum is a triumph, but to what end?

    Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation museum is a triumph, but to what end?
    The personal or private museum, built to hold the blue-chip paintings of a wealthy collector, is more of an American phenomenon than a European one. In Los Angeles alone we have the examples of the Getty, the Huntington and the Hammer to look to, with...
  • A new blueprint for architectural excellence

    Do you know the Monuments Men? I don't mean the George Clooney movie with the middling box-office numbers. I mean the male geniuses, according to architecture's creaky conventional wisdom, who push the profession forward with one pricey and daring...
  • To remain relevant, Music Center aims to reflect all of Los Angeles

    To remain relevant, Music Center aims to reflect all of Los Angeles
    Jascha Heifetz playing Beethoven was the main attraction on the Music Center's opening night, Dec. 6, 1964. But before seeing the great violinist, concertgoers would have seen themselves, reflected in all their finery in the gigantic mirrors that line the...
  • Spencer Hawes using time off to rehabilitate foot injury

    Spencer Hawes using time off to rehabilitate foot injury
    The Clippers have had some extended time off, something Spencer Hawes greatly appreciates. "I think it couldn't have come at a better time for my situation," Hawes said. Hawes has a strained left foot, which he aggravated against the Golden State...
  • Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments

    Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments
    HARTFORD — For more than a decade now, the century-old pedestal clock at Main and Pearl streets downtown has been stuck at a quarter to 12. A broken clock in front of a broken building. The connection has not been lost on Bruce R. Becker, the...
  • Jane Byrne dies at 81; Chicago's first female mayor

    Jane Byrne dies at 81; Chicago's first female mayor
    Jane Byrne, whose blizzard-stoked victory in Chicago's 1979 mayoral election made her the city's first female mayor and who broke the grip of former Mayor Richard J. Daley's Democratic patronage machine, has died. She was 81. Byrne died Friday at a...
  • Fracking rules for Illinois published after long battle

    Fracking rules for Illinois published after long battle
    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources published on its website Friday rules that regulate fracking, ending one chapter of a bitter and hard-fought multiyear battle by environmentalists who lobbied to block the rules from going into effect. Energy...
  • Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson

    Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson
    When beachgoers walk past the lifeguard headquarters at the Newport Pier, they soon will see the name of Ben Carlson, a lifeguard who drowned in July while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer. Carlson, a 15-year Newport Beach lifeguard, became the...
  • Mediocre stats reflect Clippers' performance on court

    J.J. Redick doesn't want to know any advanced statistics related to the Clippers. He's pretty sure what they would say. "We're not very good on either side of the ball," the shooting guard said Friday. The numbers confirm his suspicions. The...
  • Bondi named in pay-to-look-away scandal

    Bondi named in pay-to-look-away scandal
    Attorneys general are supposed to be crusaders of justice: men and women who aren't afraid to step on toes, take on tough cases and make the bad guys pay. Lately, though, it's been looking like America's AGs are more interested in stepping on private...