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  • Shav Glick, 87; veteran Times motor sports writer

    Shav Glick, 87; veteran Times motor sports writer
    Shav Glick, whose insightful coverage of motor sports for The Times made him nearly as famous as the racing stars he chronicled, died Saturday at his Pasadena home of complications from melanoma, said his companion, Doris Syme. He was 87. "He was the...
  • Paul Conrad dies at 86; Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist helped bring The Times to national prominence

    Paul Conrad dies at 86; Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist helped bring The Times to national prominence
    Paul Conrad, whose fiercely confrontational editorial cartoons made him one of the leading political provocateurs of the second half of the 20th century and who helped push the Los Angeles Times to national prominence, has died. He was 86. Conrad died...
  • Where have you gone, Otis Chandler?

    Your recent support of a bill to ban real estate transfer fees is just the latest example of the Times' editorial board siding with the business community and against the public's interest. Supporting the bill is the California Association of Realtors....
  • 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...
  • Edwin O. Guthman, 89; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

    Edwin O. Guthman, 89; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
    Edwin O. Guthman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and editor whose aggressive pursuit of Watergate stories during the 1970s earned him the enmity of President Nixon and the No. 3 spot on Nixon's infamous enemies list, has died. He was...
  • Jack Nelson dies at 80; Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter helped raise L.A. Times to national prominence

    Jack Nelson dies at 80; Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter helped raise L.A. Times to national prominence
    Jack Nelson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, author and longtime Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, whose hard-nosed coverage of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and the Watergate scandal in the 1970s helped...
  • Jeffrey Chandler dies at 70; part of family that built the Los Angeles Times

    Jeffrey Chandler dies at 70; part of family that built the Los Angeles Times
    Jeffrey Chandler, an influential member of the family that built the Los Angeles Times and the last person with the Chandler name to play a significant role in the newspaper's ownership, has died. He was 70. Chandler, who had been a radio station owner...
  • Dick Turpin dies at 91; longtime real estate editor of The Times

    Dick Turpin dies at 91; longtime real estate editor of The Times
    Dick Turpin, a longtime real estate editor of The Times and part of the team that won the paper a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 1965 Watts riots, has died. He was 91. Turpin died in his sleep Friday at the Northridge Care Center in Reseda,...
  • William F. Thomas dies at 89; former Times chief editor

    William F. Thomas dies at 89; former Times chief editor
    William F. Thomas, an editor who led The Times during an extraordinary period of expansion in the 1970s and 1980s, when the paper widened its reach nationally and abroad and became a showcase for literary journalism, has died. He was 89. Thomas, who...
  • In Highland Park, a 'newspaper sidewalk' is machinist's legacy

    In Highland Park, a 'newspaper sidewalk' is machinist's legacy
    Leon Rudek loved his newspaper job so much that he constructed a sidewalk in front of his house out of front pages. Pedestrians walking along La Prada Street in Highland Park step back in time as they pass by concrete "editions" of newspapers...
  • Donald S. Maxwell dies at 83; media executive helped expand The Times

    Donald S. Maxwell dies at 83; media executive helped expand The Times
    Donald S. Maxwell, a retired financial executive who helped guide the Los Angeles Times and its former parent company, Times Mirror, through periods of unprecedented expansion, died Wednesday at his home in La Habra Heights. He was 83 and had pancreatic...