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  • Occupy L.A. gets new message boards

    Occupy L.A. gets new message boards
    Since the first days of Occupy L.A., protesters have used posters, paintings and hand-printed T-shirts to call for major political and economic change. On Tuesday, demonstrators turned to new canvases: two large wooden box-like fences the city built to...
  • John D. Olmsted dies at 73; naturalist preserved open space in Northern California

    John D. Olmsted dies at 73; naturalist preserved open space in Northern California
    John D. Olmsted, a naturalist who led efforts to preserve Northern California nature areas, open space and trails, died of liver cancer March 8 at his home in Nevada City, Calif. He was 73. Inspired by conservationist John Muir, Olmsted spent more than...
  • Marvin Eisenman dies at 83; owner of vast video and DVD collection

    Marvin Eisenman dies at 83; owner of vast video and DVD collection
    On his business cards, Marvin Eisenman called himself a "film detective," but to the unofficial Hollywood network that benefited from his unusually large personal collection of videos and DVDs, he was simply Marvin of the Movies. Over the last quarter-...
  • Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer

    Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer
    Joseph Wershba, a pioneering CBS reporter and producer whose work on Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" series in the 1950s helped expose the McCarthy era's communist witch hunt and demonstrated the power of television, has died. He was 90. Wershba, a two-...
  • Sathya Sai Baba dies at 84; considered a living god by millions of Hindus

    Sathya Sai Baba dies at 84; considered a living god by millions of Hindus
    Sathya Sai Baba, a Hindu holy man who was considered a living god by millions of followers around the world, died Sunday of multiple organ failure in a hospital near his south Indian ashram. He was 84 and left behind a trust worth billions. Sai Baba...
  • Two theater chains won't show film after near-riot in Hollywood

    Two theater chains won't show film after near-riot in Hollywood
    Two major theater chains have decided not to show the documentary "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience" in the wake of a near-riot outside the film's Hollywood premiere earlier this week. In canceling the screenings Friday, Regal and AMC theaters cited...
  • George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker

    George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker
    George Kuchar was perhaps the most prolific and influential filmmaker most moviegoers have never heard of. With his twin brother, Mike — and later, alone — Kuchar made some of the earliest films in the 1960s explosion of underground movies....
  • PASSINGS: Van Snowden, Maury Allen, Georgi Arbatov

    PASSINGS: Van Snowden, Maury Allen, Georgi Arbatov
    Van Snowden Puppeteer for 'Pufnstuf,' 'Pee-wee's Playhouse Van Snowden, 71, who inhabited the costumed character H.R. Pufnstuf in the 1970 film and was the lead puppeteer on "Pee-wee's Playhouse" on television, died of cancer Sept. 22 at a Burbank...
  • Sarah Burke dies at 29; Canadian skier was freestyle halfpipe star

    Sarah Burke dies at 29; Canadian skier was freestyle halfpipe star
    Canadian skier Sarah Burke, a leading pioneer of the freestyle halfpipe and the best-known athlete in her sport, died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah. She was 29. Burke, who was a driving...
  • Jill Johnston dies at 81; author of 'Lesbian Nation'

    Jill Johnston dies at 81; author of 'Lesbian Nation'
    Jill Johnston, a cultural critic, memoirist and provocateur whose best-known book, "Lesbian Nation," emboldened women in the 1970s to identify themselves as lesbians and argued that gay women were crucial to the feminist movement, died Sept. 18 in...
  • Ted Tajima dies at 88; longtime Alhambra High journalism teacher

    Ted Tajima dies at 88; longtime Alhambra High journalism teacher
    If a student dared to use the word "reveal" in a story, Alhambra High School journalism teacher Ted Tajima would wield his red pencil and boom in his eloquent baritone, "Only God reveals." To his students, he was "T" or "Mr. T," a man of inspiration...