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  • Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum

    Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist who with her late husband, publishing magnate Robert E. Petersen, established the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, has died. She was 76. Petersen, who also served on the museum's board of directors, died Friday...
  • PASSINGS: Amy Pressman

    PASSINGS: Amy Pressman
    Amy Pressman Founder of Pasadena's Old Town Bakery Amy Pressman, 53, a longtime Southern California chef who founded Pasadena's Old Town Bakery, died early Friday at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, said her son Sean Weiss. She had esophageal cancer....
  • Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio

    Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio
    Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82. Ross died Friday at Providence St....
  • Marvin Saul dies at 82; longtime owner of Junior's deli in Westwood

    Marvin Saul dies at 82; longtime owner of Junior's deli in Westwood
    Marvin Saul was a uranium miner who had gone bust when he flipped a coin in the late 1950s to decide where to strike out next from Utah. Heads meant Los Angeles; tails Dallas. Heads, and generations of future deli-goers on the Westside, won out. With 35...
  • Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare

    Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare
    Jean Benson Wilkinson, who became one of the first Los Angeles public school teachers to be fired for refusing to cooperate with McCarthy-era investigators, died Dec. 28 in Berkeley. She was 96. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Jean Wilkinson: In the...
  • Barbara Willis dies at 94; California ceramist

    Barbara Willis dies at 94; California ceramist
    Nearly 40 years after she had stopped producing pottery, Barbara Willis made a startling discovery at a Long Beach flea market in 1995. Without her knowledge, she had become a highly collectible artist. After she pointed to a vase and said, "I made that,...
  • Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights

    Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights
    Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important civil-rights victory in 1969 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the whites-only membership policy of his Fairfax County, Va., swimming pool club, has died. He was...
  • Rock 'n' Reubens in the Kibitz Room at Canter's

    Rock 'n' Reubens in the Kibitz Room at Canter's
    Rock 'n' roll is to the Kibitz Room at Canter's what onions are to chopped liver. The two have been closely aligned since the little bar opened just off the beloved Fairfax Avenue deli's annex dining room in 1961. Only now, instead of a bunch of hippies...
  • Restaurant review: Short Order

    Restaurant review: Short Order
    The sign is easily visible as you drive north on Fairfax toward 3rd Street and the original Farmers Market, the name Short Order spelled out in cheerful green neon. Great name, great concept: a burger joint with frills, including a full bar, fresh-baked...
  • Evan Kleiman closing Angeli Caffe on Jan. 13

    Evan Kleiman closing Angeli Caffe on Jan. 13
    A deluge of supportive customers has breathed a few extra days of life into Angeli Caffe, the Hollywood trattoria that radio personality and chef-restaurateur Evan Kleiman opened in 1984. The restaurant was expected to shut its doors for good on Sunday,...
  • Best meals of 2011

    Farmshop. 225 26th St. (at San Vicente Boulevard), Brentwood, (310) 566-2400, http://www.farmshopla.com. Short Order. 6333 W 3rd St. (at Fairfax Avenue), Los Angeles, (323) 761-7970, http://www.shortorderla.com. Asador Etxebarri. Plaza San Juan, I 48291...