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  • Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz

    Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz
    When it comes to L.A. shopping and style, it doesn't get much more legendary than Fred Segal. The retailer — who set up his first Fred Segal shop almost 50 years ago in West Hollywood — is a trendsetter, and the various stores he's operated...
  • PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry

    PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry
    Harold Garfinkel UCLA sociologist studied common sense Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
  • Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics

    Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics
    Bill Blackbeard, an early scholar of newspaper comics who created an indispensable archive in San Francisco that helped legitimize the study of comics in popular culture, has died. He was 84. Blackbeard died at a Country Villa nursing home in...
  • Gretchen Clarke dies at 78; Waltah Clarke's Hawaiian Shops executive

    Gretchen Clarke dies at 78; Waltah Clarke's Hawaiian Shops executive
    Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78. Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said. Waltah...
  • Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister

    Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister
    The Rev. Paul Egertson, who was asked to resign as a Lutheran bishop in 2001 after violating church policy by participating in the ordination of a non-celibate lesbian minister, has died. He was 75. Egertson, a senior lecturer at California Lutheran...
  • PASSINGS: Snooky Young, Jeff Gralnick

    PASSINGS: Snooky Young, Jeff Gralnick
    Snooky Young Jazz trumpeter in 'Tonight Show' band Snooky Young, 92, a jazz trumpeter whose long career included working with big bands led by Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie as well as a lengthy stint with NBC's "Tonight Show" band, died Wednesday...
  • Pajamas, nightgowns and lingerie make cozy Christmas gifts

    Pajamas, nightgowns and lingerie make cozy Christmas gifts
    Somehow the holiday season brings out the urge to get cozy. Maybe that's why nightwear is a perennial favorite gift this time of year. Or maybe it's because it lends itself to stress-free shopping. After all, how many times can you give your brother-in-...
  • Shopping: Telltale Hearts in Silver Lake

    Shopping: Telltale Hearts in Silver Lake
    The merchandise mix at Telltale Hearts, a cozy new fashion boutique in Silver Lake, could pass for the inside of any fashion-forward, farmers-market-going pretty young thing's closet in this L.A. neighborhood. The jewel box of a store has a lock on the...
  • Shopping: Plush show for upscale parents

    Shopping: Plush show for upscale parents
    If chi-chi baby and toddler gear makes your heart beat a little faster, the Plush consumer trade show (short for "posh little urbanites show") will have you praising the luxury gods. The show, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, June 5, at...
  • Space NK to open store in Brentwood on Monday

    Space NK to open store in Brentwood on Monday
    High-end beauty chain Space NK could be considered the luxury Sephora. The British retailer, which launched in 1993 in the form of a single, unassuming shop in Covent Garden, London, features an expertly edited selection of founder Nicky Kinnaird's...
  • From the Archive: Destroyers collide off Newport Beach

    From the Archive: Destroyers collide off Newport Beach