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  • Richard Griffey dies at 71; founder of R&B record label Solar

    Richard Griffey dies at 71; founder of R&B record label Solar
    Richard "Dick" Griffey, founder of the Los Angeles-based R&B record label Solar, which was once touted as "the Motown of the '80s," has died. He was 71. Griffey died Friday at a Canoga Park rehabilitation center of complications from quadruple-bypass...
  • PASSINGS: C. Scott Littleton, Robert H. Grant

    PASSINGS: C. Scott Littleton, Robert H. Grant
    C. SCOTT LITTLETON Anthropology professor at Occidental College C. Scott Littleton 77, a longtime Occidental College anthropology professor and department chairman known for his studies of comparative Indo-European mythology and folklore, Arthurian...
  • Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer

    Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer
    As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
  • Donald P. Shiley dies at 90; co-inventor of Bjork-Shiley heart valve

    Donald P. Shiley dies at 90; co-inventor of Bjork-Shiley heart valve
    Donald P. Shiley, who was the co-inventor of an artificial valve that revolutionized heart surgery and who later used his fortune to support medical research, the arts and education, has died. He was 90. Shiley died July 31 in San Diego after several...
  • PASSINGS: Billy Loes, Dorothy Elizabeth Watson, Qian Weichang, Al Goodman

    PASSINGS: Billy Loes, Dorothy Elizabeth Watson, Qian Weichang, Al Goodman
    Billy Loes Starting pitcher for Brooklyn Dodgers Billy Loes, 80, who pitched on three pennant-winning Brooklyn Dodgers teams in the 1950s, died July 15 at a hospice in Tucson, said his wife, Irene. He had diabetes for several years and had open heart...
  • Dr. Richard J. Bing dies at 101

    Dr. Richard J. Bing dies at 101
    Dr. Richard J. Bing, a research cardiologist, composer and author who has been called a "Renaissance man" and "a man for all seasons," died Monday at his home in La CaƱada Flintridge. He had celebrated his 101st birthday a month earlier and had been...
  • Brian Jacques dies at 71; author of 'Redwall' children's fantasy novels

    Brian Jacques dies at 71; author of 'Redwall' children's fantasy novels
    Behind Brian Jacques' hugely popular "Redwall" series of children's fantasy novels was milk, tea and a bit of serendipity. As a milk deliveryman in his 40s in Liverpool, England, he was invited in for tea at one of his stops, the Royal Wavertree School...
  • PASSINGS: Agathe von Trapp, Ronald Lee Herrick, Isabelle Caro

    PASSINGS: Agathe von Trapp, Ronald Lee Herrick, Isabelle Caro
    Agathe von Trapp Oldest daughter in real 'Sound of Music' family Agathe von Trapp, 97, a member of the musical family whose escape from Austria was the basis for "The Sound of Music," died Tuesday at a hospice in Towson, Md., after suffering...
  • Dwayne McDuffie dies at 49; comic book and animation writer

    Dwayne McDuffie dies at 49; comic book and animation writer
    Dwayne McDuffie, a highly respected comic book and animation writer who was a co-founder of Milestone Media, a landmark company that created a multicultural comics line that introduced black superheroes such as Hardware and Static, has died. He was 49....
  • Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange

    Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange
    As she so often does, Marichia Simcik Arese will host one of her unusual crafts boutiques this weekend at her Pacific Palisades home. And two days after that she will head for Vietnam to encourage the disabled young artists who create chic water bottle...
  • Nerves fray on reunion tour, Peter Case continues minus Paul Collins

     
    Peter Case has split with Paul Collins from the Nerves reunion tour they were on. Peter Case will continue on his own, focusing on songs from the Plimsouls, the band he formed after the Nerves disbanded....