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  • Josephine Serrano Collier dies at 91; LAPD's first Latina officer

    Josephine Serrano Collier dies at 91; LAPD's first Latina officer
    The fee that Josephine Serrano Collier paid in 1946 for the application to become a policewoman in the Los Angeles Police Department was just $1, but it cost her much more than that. Not only was her family against it, her fiance broke off their...
  • Ron Smith dies at 71; leading campaign advisor

    Ron Smith dies at 71; leading campaign advisor
    Ron Smith, a rare campaign strategist who worked both sides of the partisan aisle, managing races for some of California's most prominent politicians in a decades-long career, died Tuesday at a hospital in San Francisco. He was 71 and had a blood...
  • PASSINGS: Tony Benn, Khushwant Singh, Scott Asheton

    PASSINGS: Tony Benn, Khushwant Singh, Scott Asheton
    Tony Benn Renounced title to stay in House of Commons Tony Benn, 88, a committed British socialist who irritated and fascinated Britons through a political career spanning more than five decades and who renounced his aristocratic title rather than...
  • Lawrence E. Walsh dies at 102; Iran-Contra independent prosecutor

    Lawrence E. Walsh dies at 102; Iran-Contra independent prosecutor
    Lawrence E. Walsh, a former federal judge and Wall Street lawyer who spent a frustrating seven years as the independent counsel investigating misconduct by Reagan administration officials in the Iran-Contra affair, died Wednesday at his home in Oklahoma...
  • Gary Bettenhausen, a 21-time Indy 500 racer, dies at 72

    Gary Bettenhausen, a 21-time Indy 500 racer, dies at 72
    IndyCar legend Gary Bettenhausen has died at age 72, officials with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Monday. Bettenhausen drove in 21 Indianapolis 500s between 1968 and 1993, finishing as high as third in 1980 and leading 138 laps in 1972. He also...
  • Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman

    Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman
    Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95. A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
  • Hal Douglas dies at 89; voice artist in film and TV

    Hal Douglas dies at 89; voice artist in film and TV
    Hal Douglas was a movie star, but only until the feature film started. Douglas, who was one of the most sought-after voice artists working in film and television, did the narration for so many movie trailers that he could not recall how many he recorded...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Hans von Leden

    Dr. Hans von Leden Treated voice ailments in entertainers, attorneys, ministers and politicians Dr. Hans von Leden, 95, an ear, nose and throat specialist who taught at UCLA and USC and treated voice disorders in singers, attorneys, teachers,...
  • William Clay Ford dies at 88; auto company scion owned Detroit Lions

    William Clay Ford dies at 88; auto company scion owned Detroit Lions
    William Clay Ford, a billionaire who owned the Detroit Lions and was an heir to the automotive dynasty started by his grandfather Henry Ford, died Sunday at his home in Grosse Pointe, Mich. He was 88. The cause of death was pneumonia, according to a...
  • A. Richard Grossman dies at 81; surgeon founded burn-treatment center

    A. Richard Grossman dies at 81; surgeon founded burn-treatment center
    Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon who four decades ago pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks and established what became the nation's largest private burn-treatment center, has died. He...
  • Scott Asheton, founding Stooges drummer, dies at 64

    Scott Asheton, founding Stooges drummer, dies at 64
    Scott Asheton, the rhythmic anchor of the Stooges and a godfather of punk rock, died Saturday of unspecified causes. He was 64. Asheton’s death was made public by Iggy Pop, now the sole surviving founding member of the Stooges, a group whose...