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William Randolph Hearst

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  • Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'

    Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'
    The crimson-haired woman makes sure to offer snacks to each person entering the room. She's seated at the end, next to a carved marble fireplace that doesn't entirely match the rest of the neutral corporate d├ęcor. It used to be different here. "It was a...
  • L.A. Times Photographer Series with Allen Schaben — Sept. 12, 2013

     
    Allen J. Schaben will be the next featured speaker in the Los Angeles Times Photographer Series from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Schaben became an L.A. Times photographer 19 years ago, after earning his bachelor’s degree in journalism from...
  • Herald-Examiner's last man standing

    Herald-Examiner's last man standing
    The last edition of the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner was published on Nov. 2, 1989, with the headline: "So long, Los Angeles." But 23 years later, one employee has not yet said goodbye. Chuck Lutz hasn't even left the building. "They never told me...
  • Barnaby Conrad Jr. dies at 90; bullfighter, artist, saloonkeeper founded Santa Barbara Writers Conference

    Barnaby Conrad Jr. dies at 90; bullfighter, artist, saloonkeeper founded Santa Barbara Writers Conference
    When Barnaby Conrad was nearly killed in a 1958 bullfight, his celebrity pals were buzzing about it at Sardi's in New York. "Did you hear about poor Barnaby?" Eva Gabor asked Noel Coward in her thick Hungarian accent. "He was terribly gored in Spain."...
  • Phoebe Hearst Cooke dies at 85; granddaughter of publishing tycoon

    Phoebe Hearst Cooke dies at 85; granddaughter of publishing tycoon
    Phoebe Hearst Cooke, who was a granddaughter of publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst and used one of the nation's biggest fortunes to support a variety of philanthropic causes, has died. She was 85. Cooke, who had pneumonia, died Sunday in a...
  • George Randolph Hearst Jr. dies at 84; L.A. Herald-Examiner publisher

    George Randolph Hearst Jr. dies at 84; L.A. Herald-Examiner publisher
    The demise of the Hearst newspaper empire in Los Angeles began in 1962 when publisher George Randolph Hearst Jr. abandoned the morning newspaper market. Hearst and the company that owned the Los Angeles Times made what some viewed as a back-room deal: At...
  • Richard Collins dies at 98; onetime blacklisted screenwriter

    Richard Collins dies at 98; onetime blacklisted screenwriter
    Richard Collins, a screenwriter during the McCarthy era who was blacklisted for several years before he cooperated with the Communist-hunting House Un-American Activities Committee, died Thursday in Ventura. The onetime Communist Party member was 98...
  • Margaret Talbot's 'The Entertainer' an engaging tribute

    Margaret Talbot's 'The Entertainer' an engaging tribute
    -------------------- The Entertainer Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century Margaret Talbot Riverhead: 432 pp., $28.95 -------------------- In "The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century," New Yorker staff writer...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Venice, Santa Monica, Malibu

    Southern California Close-Ups: Venice, Santa Monica, Malibu
    First published on July 31, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You could spend a solid year sniffing out cool spots for travelers in Venice, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Malibu -- scores of hotels, hundreds of restaurants and bars, more...
  • $600,000-a-month lease hits the market in Beverly Hills

    $600,000-a-month lease hits the market in Beverly Hills
    The current luxury real estate market is redefining “extravagant.” First, a 8,930-square-foot house on nine acres in Northern California found a buyer for a state record-breaking $117 million. Then word came that financier Gary Winnick is...
  • On for-profit colleges; people on welfare and where they spend their money; and Jonah Goldberg's views on the GOP and upcoming elections

    For, and against, for-profit colleges Re "The for-profit college bubble," Opinion, July 13 So-called for-profit colleges should not be allowed to play their shell game with taxpayer money. As things stand, such institutions are just one more mechanism...