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  • Harry Jackson dies at 87; Western artist created famed John Wayne sculpture

    Harry Jackson dies at 87; Western artist created famed John Wayne sculpture
    Harry Jackson, an acclaimed Western artist who created the bronze equestrian sculpture of cowboy movie legend John Wayne that was installed in front of what was then the Great Western Savings & Loan office building on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills...
  • GOP chairman calls on Anthony Weiner to resign

    GOP chairman calls on Anthony Weiner to resign
    The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Tuesday called for Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign from Congress, saying no investigation was necessary "to know he lied and acted inappropriately." Following Weiner's dramatic news conference Monday...
  • Universal Mardi Gras tips: Make a party plan

    Universal Mardi Gras tips: Make a party plan
    Packing a laid-back attitude and setting priorities can make Universal Mardi Gras a nice evening with thousands of your closest, party-Mardi friends. Here are tips to guide you. Arrive early The parade starts at 8 p.m. (9 p.m. on April 16 and 23), but...
  • NTSB Takes Over Westchester Crash Probe

    NTSB Takes Over Westchester Crash Probe
    The National Transportation Safety Board has taken the lead in the investigation of that deadly, small plane crash Saturday afternoon in Westchester County. Four people died when the Cessna 210 tried to make an emergency landing, shortly after take off...
  • Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK

    Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK
    Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
  • Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul

    Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul
    Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
  • Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories

    Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories
    Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89. Yamamoto...
  • Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track

    Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track
    Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators. But this year's bill —...
  • PASSINGS: Phyllis Gebauer, Les Guthrie, Freda Koblick, Lee Ames, Brian Haw

    PASSINGS: Phyllis Gebauer, Les Guthrie, Freda Koblick, Lee Ames, Brian Haw
    Phyllis Gebauer Longtime UCLA Extension writing teacher Phyllis Gebauer, 82, a teacher for two decades in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program who recently donated to the program signed first editions by reclusive author Thomas Pynchon, died Wednesday at...
  • As Many As 8 NY House Democrats Could Lose Seats

    As Many As 8 NY House Democrats Could Lose Seats
    At least eight House Democrats could lose their jobs if the wave favoring Republicans nationwide proves strong enough in New York. One seat is an almost certain Republican pickup on Election Day. Tom Reed, the former mayor of Corning, was expected to win...
  • 100 State Layoff Notices Will Be Going Out On Friday

    100 State Layoff Notices Will Be Going Out On Friday
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is delaying the layoff notices that were set to go out to about 4,000 state workers on Friday as negotiations between public employee unions and his administration continue. "He has decided to hold off on sending out the layoff...