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  • Eldon Davis dies at 94; architect designed 'Googie' coffee shops

    Eldon Davis dies at 94; architect designed 'Googie' coffee shops
    Eldon Davis, an influential architect known as the father of the California coffee shop for midcentury designs inspired by the Space Age and the region's car culture, has died. He was 94. Davis died Friday at a West Hills hospital of complications from...
  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism

    Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism
    Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89. Hatfield died Sunday in...
  • PASSINGS: Ken Larkey

    PASSINGS: Ken Larkey
    Ken Larkey Founder of Long Beach Heritage Museum Ken Larkey, 82, a lifelong collector of Long Beach artifacts who founded the Long Beach Heritage Museum, died of congestive heart failure Friday, said Marshall Pumphrey, the museum's curator. Larkey...
  • PASSINGS: Ross Hagen, Joe M. Sanchez

    PASSINGS: Ross Hagen, Joe M. Sanchez
    Ross Hagen Actor was a regular on TV's 'Daktari' Ross Hagen, 72, a handsomely rugged actor who was a regular on the 1960s TV series "Daktari" and starred in the low-budget biker movies "The Hellcats" and "The Sidehackers," died of prostate cancer May...
  • 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...
  • Winter Park's Dvario Montgomery draws plenty of attention, and then some

    Winter Park's Dvario Montgomery draws plenty of attention, and then some
    Coveted Winter Park athlete Dvario Montgomery stands off to the side of the Winter Park practice field with his wide receiver coach Sinclair Brown. A lovebug flies around Montgomery’s head. Soon others start circling the star receiver/linebacker...
  • Prospect Patrol, Miami-Dade, Week 2: Miami Columbus not ready to give up its turf

    All Miami Columbus players had heard all week was how they would finally lose to rival Belen Jesuit. Talk was centered how the defending 3A state runner-up would waltz over Christopher Columbus. Well, it didn't happen, and other than a 7-0 lead on a...
  • Dr. Phillips trio Nick Patti, Dee Hart, Ha'sean Clinton-Dix visit Michigan

    Dr. Phillips trio Nick Patti, Dee Hart, Ha'sean Clinton-Dix visit  Michigan
    Dr. Phillips trio RB Dee Hart, SS Ha'sean Clinton Dix and QB Nick Patti were in the Big House at Michigan on Saturday, Hart and Dix on official (paid-for) visits and Patti, a junior, in attendance unofficially. It was a little chilly at Ann Arbor for the...
  • Young Chicago writers tackle NaNoWriMo

    Young Chicago writers tackle NaNoWriMo
    I can do anything you can do better, I can do anything better than you. That refrain kept running through my head as I stumbled upon the Young Writers Program (YWP), an offshoot of the adult NaNoWriMo program. Of course this is not a competition...
  • "How Did You Get This Number" by Sloane Crosley

    "How Did You Get This Number" by Sloane Crosley
    "How Did You Get This Number" By Sloane Crosley Riverhead, $25.95, 274 pages Whether she likes it or not, Sloane Crosley keeps being compared to Carrie Bradshaw. Oregon Live called her book “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” “a cooler...