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  • Betty Mabee dies at 88; top California racehorse breeder

    Betty Mabee dies at 88; top California racehorse breeder
    Betty L. Mabee, a dedicated philanthropist who with her husband, John, built one of California's leading Thoroughbred breeding farms in the hills of Ramona, died Monday. She was 88. Mabee died at her Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home after an extended...
  • Walter W. Hoffman dies at 86; descendant of Ventura County pioneers helped get local history museum's current structure built

    Walter W. Hoffman, the son of a Ventura County founding family who was instrumental in getting the present Museum of Ventura County built, died Nov. 13 at his Camarillo home, his family said. The cause of death was not disclosed. He was 86. The land...
  • Frank Bogert dies at 99; longtime mayor helped glamorize Palm Springs

    Frank Bogert dies at 99; longtime mayor helped glamorize Palm Springs
    Frank Bogert, the crusty ex-cowboy and longtime mayor of Palm Springs who helped turn the desert outpost into a glamorous destination for celebrities and tourists, died at his home Sunday after a brief hospitalization, according to city officials. He...
  • Joe Bowman dies at 84; sharpshooter was known as 'Master of Triggernometry'

    Joe Bowman dies at 84; sharpshooter was known as 'Master of Triggernometry'
    Joe Bowman, a nationally known Texas sharpshooter who could blast an aspirin to powder at 30 paces and split a playing card edgewise at 20, has died. He was 84. He had been in Albuquerque, where he had staged a fast-draw and sharpshooting exhibition...
  • John J. O'Connor III dies at 79; attorney and husband of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

    John J. O'Connor III dies at 79; attorney and husband of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
    John J. O'Connor III, a lawyer who went to Washington in a historic role, as the husband of the first female U.S. Supreme Court justice, has died. He was 79. O'Connor died Wednesday in Phoenix of complications arising from Alzheimer's disease, the...
  • Joanne Jordan dies at 88; television spokesmodel in 1950s

    Joanne Jordan dies at 88; television spokesmodel in 1950s
    Joanne Jordan, one of the top spokesmodels on television in the 1950s who was best known for touting "long-lasting" Hazel Bishop lipstick during commercial breaks on "This Is Your Life," has died. She was 88. Jordan, who also was an actress and TV host,...
  • Marian Manners, Prudence Penny, the first celebrity cooks

    Marian Manners, Prudence Penny, the first celebrity cooks
    Tune the television to so many rapid-fire cooking shows today, and it seems eventually you're bound to witness some kind of shouting match. It's enough to make the stomach nostalgic for the kinder, simpler days of Marian Manners and Prudence Penny, the...
  • New wine bars in old-town settings

    In the maybe-not-such-strange-bedfellows sweepstakes, wine shops that are also wine bars with food are lately the darlings of city redevelopment folks all over Southern California. And it's hard to argue with the sense that they're just the thing to...
  • This farmer has a zest for experimentation

    This farmer has a zest for experimentation
    MEYER LEMONS are so readily available now you can even find them in grocery stores. But back in the day (say, 20 years ago) they were as scarce -- and as sought after -- as Persian mulberries. If you wanted some, you practically had to either have a...
  • Kumquats: Sweet-tarts of the citrus rodeo

    Kumquats: Sweet-tarts of the citrus rodeo
    Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1960s, my brother and I knew just what to do with kumquats from the potted tree on the patio: We tossed them at each other. Like most Californians, we never ate them. Kumquats do present a challenge for the uninitiated....
  • Three Forks Chop House: It's prime territory

    WATCH as prime, aged meats -- steaks from the Midwest, Wagyu beef from Australia, true Kobe from Japan, Colorado lamb chops -- sizzle over an olivewood and charcoal fire. A waiter trots by with someone's "tomahawk," a 23-ounce dry-aged Nebraska rib-eye...