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  • Tribute to a late brother: A plant named 'David Harris'

    Tribute to a late brother: A plant named 'David Harris'
    Santa Barbara horticulturalist David Harris noticed an unusual succulent growing a few years ago in a client’s backyard in Ojai. Harris, a founding member of the Santa Barbara Cactus & Succulent Society, thought the plant was unlike any Echeveria...
  • Leonard Apt dies; UCLA pediatric ophthalmologist was 90

    Leonard Apt dies; UCLA pediatric ophthalmologist was 90
    During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong. Unless a vision...
  • Jack Pardee dies at 76; All-Pro linebacker with the L.A. Rams

    Jack Pardee dies at 76; All-Pro linebacker with the L.A. Rams
    Jack Pardee, an All-Pro NFL linebacker whose career with the Los Angeles Rams was interrupted in the mid-1960s when he battled malignant melanoma before returning to the field and becoming a well-traveled coach, has died. He was 76. Pardee, who was...
  • Marvin W. Meyer dies at 64; expert on Gnosticism

    Marvin W. Meyer dies at 64; expert on Gnosticism
    Marvin W. Meyer, an expert on Gnosticism and ancient texts about Jesus outside the New Testament who challenged the traditional portrayal of Judas Iscariot as the ultimate biblical villain, has died. He was 64. Meyer, whose book "The Gospel of Judas"...
  • Terry Martin dies at 74; legendary surfboard shaper

    Terry Martin dies at 74; legendary surfboard shaper
    Well into his 70s, Terry Martin could be found most days in his Dana Point workshop sanding blocks of polyurethane foam into precision-shaped surfboards. With his big white beard and barrel chest, Martin looked like Santa riding out a blizzard of swirling...
  • Michael Henry Heim, UCLA scholar and translator, dies at 69

     
    Michael Henry Heim, a well regarded scholar of Slavic languages at UCLA known for his translations of works by Gunter Grass, Milan Kundera, Thomas Mann and Anton Chekhov, has died. He was 69. Heim died Saturday at his home in......
  • Shopping L.A.: Burning Torch, Clare Vivier boutiques open

     
    Handbag designer Clare Vivier and L.A. clothing label Burning Torch both open boutiques. Plus other store openings, sales and shopping related events....
  • FDA delays implementing sunscreen rules

     
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it will delay the implementation of new sunscreen rules that had been scheduled to take effect in June....
  • New guide ranks safe, effective sunscreens for 2012

     
    The best sun protection is a broad-brimmed hat and clothing, but it's the rare Angeleno who wants to wear long sleeves and pants in the heat of summer. Most of us use sunscreen, but what are the safest and most......
  • Sunscreens that multitask as much as we do

     
    Every year, there seem to more SPF lotions and sprays, more SPF face powders and lip balms....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown being treated for prostate cancer

     
    The office of Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that California's chief executive is being treated for prostate cancer. Dr. Eric Small, Brown’s oncologist at UC San Francisco, said in a statement that the governor is undergoing a short course of....