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  • Kobal Foundation celebrity photos capture eternal glamour

    Kobal Foundation celebrity photos capture eternal glamour
    FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
  • High school doc a hot property

    High school doc a hot property
    PARK CITY, Utah -- So far, the buyer's market at Sundance has proved to be as frigid as the temperatures in Park City. There's been some buzz here and there but no direct heat surrounding any one film. All that changed when a documentary called "American...
  • Joseph Zuska, 93; Navy doctor developed treatment for alcoholism

    Inside a rusted Quonset hut at the Long Beach Naval Station, Dr. Joseph J. Zuska operated a clandestine program, treating sailors for an illness that in the eyes of the Navy did not exist. It was the mid-1960s, a time when alcoholism and its accompanying...
  • For better or worse, John Updike produced a nearly endless stream of work

    For better or worse, John Updike produced a nearly endless stream of work
    For David Foster Wallace, he was one of "the Great Male Narcissists." Martin Amis declared that the last section of his 1989 memoir "Self-Consciousness" was "to my knowledge the best thing yet written on what it is like to get older: age, and the only end...
  • Shav Glick, 87; veteran Times motor sports writer

    Shav Glick, 87; veteran Times motor sports writer
    Shav Glick, whose insightful coverage of motor sports for The Times made him nearly as famous as the racing stars he chronicled, died Saturday at his Pasadena home of complications from melanoma, said his companion, Doris Syme. He was 87. "He was the...
  • Army Reserve Maj. Jason E. George, 38, Tehachapi; among 3 killed by roadside bomb

    Jason E. George was the kind of guy, those who knew him say, who had more friends than he could count and never forgot their birthdays or wedding anniversaries. "He was so good about staying in touch with everyone," said Army Maj. Brett Sylvia, who met...
  • George Kell dies at 86; baseball Hall of Famer was longtime Tigers broadcaster

    George Kell, the Hall of Fame third baseman for the Detroit Tigers who edged Ted Williams for the 1949 American League batting title and became a Tigers broadcaster for nearly 40 years, died Tuesday. He was 86. An announcement from the Hall of Fame...
  • PASSINGS: Willy Ronis, Dorothy Wellman, Guy Graham Babylon

    Willy Ronis French postwar photographer Willy Ronis, 99, the last of France's postwar greats of photography who captured the essence of Paris in black-and-white scenes of everyday life, died Sept. 12 at a Paris hospital, said Stephane Ledoux,...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Breitbard, Moshe Greenberg

    PASSINGS: Bob Breitbard, Moshe Greenberg
    Bob Breitbard Owner of San Diego sports teams Bob Breitbard, 91, a key player in San Diego sports for decades who brought the NBA to the city as owner of the expansion San Diego Rockets, died early Monday. Breitbard died of natural causes at an...
  • Gary Coleman dies at 42; child star of hit sitcom 'Diff'rent Strokes

    Gary Coleman dies at 42; child star of hit sitcom 'Diff'rent Strokes
    Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was...
  • 'Everything They Had' by David Halberstam

    'Everything They Had' by David Halberstam
    Everything They Had Sports Writing From David Halberstam David Halberstam Hyperion: 402 pp., $24.95 When David Halberstam was killed in a car crash near San Francisco last spring, he'd just finished what turned out to be his final book, "The Coldest...