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  • 1952 Olympic Telethon

     
    Three old friends, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope at table and Dorothy Lamour at microphone, lead 14 1/2 hour Olympic Telethon that received more than $1,000,000 in pledges for the U.S. Olympic team....
  • From the Archive – Best of 2012

     
    After 225 From the Archive posts in 2012, here's the reader's and my favorites from the last year....
  • In 1949, the snowman socked Los Angeles

     
    In 1949, Los Angeles and Southern California gets three days of snow and ice....
  • SoCal Close-Ups: San Diego's North County more than just a pretty face

    SoCal Close-Ups: San Diego's North County more than just a pretty face
    Maybe you've always suspected that there was more to San Diego's North County than beach towns, rolling hills, expat giraffes and a walled kingdom of brightly colored plastic. But frankly, they had me at beach towns. I always figured the rest —...
  • The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms

    The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms
    VIENNA — The Hotel Sacher will never be mistaken for a hip hotel. The elaborate gilt trim in public rooms, the old-school celebrity photos that adorn the walls and the tourists in line to sample Sacher torte — all evidence that guests are...
  • A different kind of bluegrass statement on Selection Sunday

    A different kind of bluegrass statement on Selection Sunday
    Kentucky is the top-seeded team entering this year's NCAA tournament that tips off Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, and ends on a Monday in Atlanta. Check that: A team from Kentucky, coached by a former Kentucky coach, is top-seeded entering the NCAA...
  • Grace Bradley Boyd dies at 97; actress, widow of William 'Hopalong Cassidy' Boyd

    Grace Bradley Boyd dies at 97; actress, widow of William 'Hopalong Cassidy' Boyd
    Grace Bradley Boyd, an actress who came to Hollywood as a Paramount contract player in the early 1930s but abandoned her career after marrying the love of her life, William "Hopalong Cassidy" Boyd, has died. She was 97. Boyd, the keeper of the "Hoppy"...
  • Mary Fickett dies at 83; longtime actress on 'All My Children'

    Mary Fickett dies at 83; longtime actress on 'All My Children'
    Mary Fickett, who for decades played nurse Ruth Martin on "All My Children" and in 1973 won the first Emmy Award given to an actress in a daytime drama after her character made an impassioned anti-Vietnam War speech, has died. She was 83. Fickett, who...
  • Ilene Woods dies at 81; voice of Disney's Cinderella

    Ilene Woods dies at 81; voice of Disney's Cinderella
    Ilene Woods, who provided the speaking and singing voice for the title character in Walt Disney's classic 1950 animated feature " Cinderella," has died. She was 81. Woods, a Calabasas resident, died of causes related to Alzheimer's disease Thursday at...
  • Alan Sues dies at 85; 'Laugh-In' regular

    Alan Sues dies at 85; 'Laugh-In' regular
    Alan Sues, the actor best known as a flamboyantly campy regular on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in the late 1960s and early '70s, has died. He was 85. Sues died Thursday night while watching television at his home in West Hollywood, said Michael Gregg...
  • Marje Everett dies at 90; legendary figure in horse racing

    Marje Everett dies at 90; legendary figure in horse racing
    Marje Everett, a legendary and controversial figure in the sport of horse racing for more than four decades and the chief executive of the Hollywood Park racetrack for six years, has died. She was 90. Everett's longtime associate, Dorothy Carter, said...