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  • Jess Jackson led winery by example

    Jess Jackson led winery by example
    Jess Jackson, who founded Kendall-Jackson Winery in 1982, died last week at the age of 81, leaving an almost incalculable legacy on the California wine industry. He transformed it at least twice, first in establishing a style of wine that would come to be...
  • Monica Johnson dies at 64; movie and TV writer

    Monica Johnson dies at 64; movie and TV writer
    Monica Johnson, a film and television writer best known for her screenwriting partnership with writer-director Albert Brooks on "Modern Romance," "Lost in America" and other comedies starring Brooks, has died. She was 64. Johnson, a Palm Springs...
  • Marie Osborne Yeats dies at 99; as Baby Marie Osborne she starred in early silent movies

    Marie Osborne Yeats dies at 99; as Baby Marie Osborne she starred in early silent movies
    Marie Osborne Yeats, a top child star during the early silent-movie era who was billed as Baby Marie Osborne in films such as "Little Mary Sunshine," has died. She was 99. Yeats, who had a later career as a movie studio costume supervisor, died Nov. 11...
  • Paul Soldner dies at 89; ceramicist known for American raku

    Paul Soldner dies at 89; ceramicist known for American raku
    Paul Soldner, a ceramicist and longtime Scripps College teacher who introduced a pottery technique called American raku, died Monday at his home in Claremont after a period of declining health. He was 89. "He was one of the greats in California...
  • David Nolan dies at 66; founder of the Libertarian Party

    David Nolan dies at 66; founder of the Libertarian Party
    David F. Nolan, whose disgruntlement with conventional politics — especially President Nixon's imposition of wage and price controls in 1971 — drove him to launch the Libertarian Party with a small group of friends, has died. He was 66. Nolan...
  • Ignazio Vella dies at 82; 'godfather of artisanal cheese'

    Ignazio Vella dies at 82; 'godfather of artisanal cheese'
    As the elder statesman of artisanal cheeses, Ignazio "Ig" Vella gave pointed advice to those who wanted to follow him into the handmade cheese business: "Don't be stupid." He was a gruff straight shooter, and the salvo was his way of warning that success...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Wyly, Cornelius 'Corny' Cole, Billy Grammer

    PASSINGS: Charles Wyly, Cornelius 'Corny' Cole, Billy Grammer
    Charles Wyly Texas billionaire and philanthropist Charles Wyly, 77, a Texas billionaire and philanthropist whose family donated millions of dollars to Republican causes and Dallas arts projects, died Sunday after a car accident in western Colorado,...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Three players say water and trainers at workout

    Ereck Plancher trial: Three players say water and trainers at workout
    Three UCF players testified coach George O'Leary never ordered water and athletic trainers be removed from Ereck Plancher's final workout. Plancher collapsed and died following offseason conditioning drills at the UCF football complex on March 18, 2008....
  • Omar's coming -- but it's to a silly network sitcom

    Omar's coming -- but it's to a silly network sitcom
    Michael K. Williams, who played one of the greatest villains in TV history on HBO's "The Wire," is joining the cast of NBC's "Community" for three episodes, according to Dan Harmon, executive producer of the NBC sitcom. Williams, who played stick-up...
  • Charlie Sheen Pleads Guilty to Domestic Violence Charge

    Charlie Sheen Pleads Guilty to Domestic Violence Charge
    ASPEN, Colo. -- Actor Charlie Sheen has pleaded guilty in a Colorado domestic abuse case involving his wife in exchange for the withdrawal of two other charges, including a felony. The "Two and a Half Men" actor entered the plea to a misdemeanor...
  • George Hickenlooper dies at 47; Emmy-winning director

    George Hickenlooper dies at 47; Emmy-winning director
    Director George Hickenlooper, who won an Emmy Award for the documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," has died. He was 47. Hickenlooper was found dead Saturday morning, Denver police told the Associated Press. Denver Mayor John...