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  • Deborah Landis, ever the advocate for costume designers

    Deborah Landis, ever the advocate for costume designers
    Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
  • MOCA's Deitch to New York Post: LACMA takeover still an option

    MOCA's Deitch to New York Post: LACMA takeover still an option
    Is Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art all-in when it comes to its own independence? The question arises from a recent comment by museum director Jeffrey Deitch in the New York Post. MOCA this week announced the launch of "MOCA Independence,...
  • L.A. Unified releases school ratings using 'value-added' method

    L.A. Unified releases school ratings using 'value-added' method
    In a dramatic turn for the country's second-largest school district, Los Angeles Unified released school ratings based on a new approach that measures a school's success at raising student performance — the first in a series of high-stakes moves...
  • PASSINGS: Betty Ticho, Stuart Gavert, Peter Brunette, Sue Avery, Bill Dixon, John Bucalo

    PASSINGS: Betty Ticho, Stuart Gavert, Peter Brunette, Sue Avery, Bill Dixon, John Bucalo
    Betty Ticho Co-founder of L.A. County epilepsy group Betty Ticho, 89, a social worker who co-founded the Los Angeles County Epilepsy Society and served as its executive director for 30 years, died May 29 at Santa Monica Hospital of complications from...
  • Edwin Newman dies at 91; NBC news reporter and commentator

    Edwin Newman dies at 91; NBC news reporter and commentator
    Edwin Newman, known to several generations of television viewers as the dry-witted NBC reporter and commentator who covered coronations and assassinations and wrote two bestselling books on Americans' mangling of the English language, has died. He was 91....
  • Joan Hinton dies at 88; physicist joined Maoist revolution after helping develop the atom bomb

    Joan Hinton dies at 88; physicist joined Maoist revolution after helping develop the atom bomb
    In the anti-Communist hysteria of early 1950s America, nuclear physicist Joan Hinton was labeled "The Atom Spy Who Got Away." Recruited at 22 to help develop the atom bomb, she was so repulsed when the U.S. dropped it on Japan during World War II that...
  • Don Williamson dies at 96; former director of Laguna Beach's Pageant of the Masters

    Don Williamson dies at 96; former director of Laguna Beach's Pageant of the Masters
    Don Williamson, an architect who helped build the stature of Laguna Beach's annual mixture of theater and art, the Pageant of the Masters, has died. He was 96. Williamson, who directed the pageant from 1964 to 1978, died of natural causes July 23 at...
  • Gerson Goldhaber dies at 86; particle physicist discovered 'dark energy'

    Gerson Goldhaber dies at 86; particle physicist discovered 'dark energy'
    Gerson Goldhaber, a UC Berkeley physicist who played a key role in identifying some of the fundamental particles of nature, then switched careers and helped show that the universe is expanding rather than contracting, died of natural causes at his home in...
  • PASSINGS: Donald Lukens, Denise Boudrot Hopkins, Mary Page Stegner, Paul Gray, Wayne Duddlesten

    PASSINGS: Donald Lukens, Denise Boudrot Hopkins, Mary Page Stegner, Paul Gray, Wayne Duddlesten
    Donald Lukens Disgraced Ohio congressman Former U.S. Rep. Donald "Buz" Lukens of Ohio, 79, once a rising conservative star in state politics before a string of scandals abruptly ended his career, died Saturday of cancer at a Dallas nursing home, his...
  • Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State

    Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State
    Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...
  • Manning Marable dies at 60; historian and author of forthcoming Malcolm X biography

    Manning Marable dies at 60; historian and author of forthcoming Malcolm X biography
    Manning Marable, an influential historian whose forthcoming biography of Malcolm X could revise perceptions of the slain civil rights leader, has died only days before the book described as his life's work was to be published. He was 60. ----------------...