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  • PASSINGS: Richard W. Lyman, Johnny Tapia

    PASSINGS: Richard W. Lyman, Johnny Tapia
    Richard W. Lyman Former president of Stanford University Richard W. Lyman, 88, a former president and provost of Stanford University who clamped down on student protests during the Vietnam War era, died Sunday of congestive heart failure in Palo Alto,...
  • Larry E. Grant dies at 86; co-founder of L.A. Kingdom Day Parade

    Larry E. Grant dies at 86; co-founder of L.A. Kingdom Day Parade
    The Kingdom Day Parade always started with Larry E. Grant cruising down a boulevard in South Los Angeles with a procession of colorful floats, marching bands and dance troupes trailing behind. Grant traveled the three-mile route on the back of a...
  • Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works

    Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works
    Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its...
  • Medical pot returning to underground

     Medical pot returning to underground
    A stocky onetime mortgage broker is speeding through Costa Mesa in an old pickup with two pounds of weed in a paper bag. He wears gray cargo shorts and flip-flops and a faded cap with the image of a marijuana leaf stitched on the front. He just smoked a...
  • Edward Koch dies at 88; outspoken mayor led New York City comeback

    Edward Koch dies at 88; outspoken mayor led New York City comeback
    In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
  • PASSINGS: Roland Moritz, David A. Braun, Laurie Gottlieb

    PASSINGS: Roland Moritz, David A. Braun, Laurie Gottlieb
    Roland Moritz Longtime L.A. Philharmonic flutist Roland Moritz, 86, who played flute for the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than 40 years and for a time shared the concert stage with his father, Frederick Moritz, the Philharmonic's longtime...
  • Jose Curbelo dies at 95; Latin jazz bandleader

    Jose Curbelo dies at 95; Latin jazz bandleader
    Jose Curbelo, a Latin jazz bandleader, agent and promoter who helped popularize the cha-cha in the United States and made Tito Puente a star, has died. He was 95. A resident of North Miami Beach, Curbelo died Friday of heart failure at a hospital in...
  • Florabel Kinsler dies at 83; social worker aided Holocaust survivors

    Florabel Kinsler dies at 83; social worker aided Holocaust survivors
    After World War II, social workers typically urged Holocaust survivors to forget their horrific wartime experiences and get on with their lives. That struck Florabel Kinsler as a foolish and impossible order. During a decades-long career, the Los...
  • Frances Williams Preston dies at 83; president, CEO of BMI

    Frances Williams Preston dies at 83; president, CEO of BMI
    She was an ambitious, well-connected former Nashville radio station receptionist when the performing rights organization BMI hired her to open a southern regional office in the Tennessee capital in 1958. By the time Frances Williams Preston retired as...
  • Joan Roberts dies at 95; female lead in original 'Oklahoma!'

    Joan Roberts dies at 95; female lead in original 'Oklahoma!'
    Joan Roberts, who originated the female lead role of Laurey in the 1943 Broadway production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's long-running hit musical "Oklahoma!" and made a final return to Broadway after a more than five-decade absence in a 2001 revival of...
  • Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV

    Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV
    On a December night in 1954, Los Angeles met the woman it would soon deem too hot for television. After the success of Vampira, the glamorous ghoul of 1950s late-night TV, executives at KABC-TV (Channel 7) cast Gloria Pall, a showgirl and model, as...