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  • PASSINGS: Bill Summers, John S. Carter, Ruth C. Cole

    PASSINGS: Bill Summers, John S. Carter, Ruth C. Cole
    Bill Summers He helped build racer that set speed record Bill Summers, 75, who with his brother Bob built a four-engine racer called Goldenrod that in 1965 set a speed record for wheel-driven cars, died May 12 at his home in Ontario of natural causes,...
  • PASSINGS: Phyllis Avery

    PASSINGS: Phyllis Avery
    Phyllis Avery Actress on Ray Milland, George Gobel shows Phyllis Avery, 88, an actress who portrayed the wife of Ray Milland in the early 1950s CBS sitcom originally called "Meet Mr. McNutley," died Thursday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her...
  • Bill Haast dies at 100; snakes were the charm for south Florida celebrity

    Bill Haast dies at 100; snakes were the charm for south Florida celebrity
    If snake venom holds the secret to a long life, then Bill Haast had the magic. The man who mesmerized generations of paying customers from 1947 to 1984 by extracting venom at his spine-tingling Miami Serpentarium attraction died of natural causes...
  • Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades

    Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades
    Norbert Olberz, founder of the Southern California-based Sport Chalet chain of outdoor recreational equipment stores, died of natural causes Friday at his home in La Cañada Flintridge, the company announced. He was 86. As chief executive for four...
  • CDC: US smoking rate hasn't changed

    CDC: US smoking rate hasn't changed
    After 40 years of continual declines, the smoking rate in the United States has stabilized for the last five years, with one in every five Americans still lighting up regularly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Moreover,...
  • U.S. Olympic Skier Jeret Peterson Found Dead in Utah

    U.S. Olympic Skier Jeret Peterson Found Dead in Utah
    LAMBS CANYON, UTAH (KTLA) -- Olympic silver medalist Jeret "Speedy" Peterson been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say Peterson called 911 before shooting himself Monday evening. Officers later found the 29-year-old in...
  • The 5 Browns' sibling wizardry

    The 5 Browns' sibling wizardry
    For the 5 Browns, a quintet of sibling piano virtuosos who will play Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Mussorgsky in Irvine, classical music skill is all in the family. Many parents dream of their children mastering a serious instrument — middle-class...
  • Gary Coleman's Death Ruled An Accident

    Gary Coleman's Death Ruled An Accident
    SANTAQUIN, Utah -- Authorities have confirmed that "Diff'rent Strokes" actor Gary Coleman's death has been ruled an accident. Santaquin Police Chief Dennis Howard says an autopsy found Coleman died of natural causes after an accidental fall. He says...
  • Mark Sheppard on 'Doctor Who' Season 6: Huge!

    Mark Sheppard on 'Doctor Who' Season 6: Huge!
    Mark Sheppard does appear in the two-part premiere of “Doctor Who,” called “The Impossible Astronaut,” premiering at 8 p.m. April 23 on BBC America. Getting much more than that out of the actor proved an impossible mission....
  • Tura Satana dies at 72; actress starred in 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'

    Tura Satana dies at 72; actress starred in 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'
    Tura Satana, an actress who gained cult status for her role in the 1965 Russ Meyer movie "Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!," died Friday of heart failure at a hospital in Reno. Satana's death was confirmed by her manager, Siouxzan Perry, who said Satana was...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...