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Nancy Reagan

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  • Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist

    Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist
    Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
  • Scorecard: How much of 'Girls' is kind of accurate?

    Scorecard: How much of 'Girls' is kind of accurate?
    Let’s get this out of the way—the characters on “Girls” are kind of insufferable, kind of selfish, a lot self-absorbed and very much struggling human beings. They are upper-middle-class, white girl twentysomethings in 2012, after...
  • Charles Price II dies at 80; Reagan's ambassador to Belgium and Britain

    Charles Price II dies at 80; Reagan's ambassador to Belgium and Britain
    Charles Price II, a banking executive who ran his family's Midwestern candy company before serving as U.S. ambassador to Belgium and then Britain, has died. He was 80. Price died Thursday at his home in Indian Wells, Calif., family spokesman Michael...
  • Ron Fletcher dies at 90; opened West Coast's first Pilates studio

    Ron Fletcher dies at 90; opened West Coast's first Pilates studio
    Ron Fletcher, a former dancer and choreographer who helped popularize the Pilates exercise system when he opened the first West Coast studio in 1972, died Tuesday at his home in Stonewall, Texas. He was 90. The cause was congestive heart failure, said...
  • Jean Smith dies at 93; Junior League president and Nancy Reagan confidant

    Jean Smith dies at 93; Junior League president and Nancy Reagan confidant
    Jean Webb Vaughan Smith, a member of the Reagans' inner circle who championed volunteerism as national president of the Assn. of Junior Leagues, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of natural causes, her family said. She was 93. Smith joined the Junior...
  • Michael Wenning dies at 75; pastor presided at President Reagan's burial

    Michael Wenning dies at 75; pastor presided at President Reagan's burial
    The Rev. Michael Wenning, the retired senior pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church who presided at former President Reagan's 2004 burial service in Simi Valley, died Tuesday at his home in Mission Viejo, one week before his 76th birthday. The cause was...
  • Betty Ford is dead at 93, founded addiction center

    Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Ford died Friday evening with...
  • Reagan statue in waxing process

    Reagan statue in waxing process
    A local artist has finished sculpting a Ronald Reagan statue, which will go up in a Newport Beach park by year's end. Miriam Baker's statue of the 40th president has been fully modeled in clay, and is now in the waxing process. After a wax mold is made,...
  • Joyce Rudolph: Starting a fresh page

    I really didn’t want to go on the job interview, but my journalism counselor told me it would give me a boost to my career. I had only worked at the Valley College library for two weeks when professor Leo Garapedian called me into his office down...
  • Taken For Granted: A treasure in our midst

    I’m amazed at how many Glendale residents fail to take full advantage of the great entertainment opportunities our city has to offer. Topping the neglect list is the Glendale Centre Theatre. The recent production of “1776” was a...
  • Christie Won't Run For President: 'It's Not My Time'

    Christie Won't Run For President: 'It's Not My Time'
    "Now is not my time." Five simple words uttered by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Tuesday that officially keep him on the sidelines for 2012. Then again, if you ask him, he was never in anyways. While some may view Gov. Christie's decisions to take a...