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  • The Review: Cleo at the Redbury Hotel

    The Review: Cleo at the Redbury Hotel
    This, after all, being Hollywood, if SBE's Sam Nazarian is going to name a restaurant for the queen of Egypt, it's obligatory to vamp it up a little. Set in the crimson Redbury Hotel, a stone's throw from Hollywood and Vine, Cleo references the alluring Egyptian with a giant, black-and-white photo of the silent film actress Theda Bara as a fierce, dark-eyed Cleopatra from 1917. More queens of the cinema grace the walls of the high-ceilinged room, but their Cleos look decidedly tame compared with Bara.
  • Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Georgetown University law professor Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday of cancer, the Supreme Court announced. He was 78. Though he was among the nation's foremost experts on tax law, Ginsburg...

    Paul Sawyer dies at 75; Unitarian Universalist minister, peace and social justice activist

    Paul Sawyer dies at 75; Unitarian Universalist minister, peace and social justice activist
    The Rev. Paul Sawyer, a Unitarian Universalist minister and peace and social justice activist whose landmark, onion-shaped former sanctuary in the San Fernando Valley was the site of one of the Merry Pranksters' famous "Acid Test" gatherings in the 1960s,...

    PASSINGS: Daniel Douma, May L. To

    PASSINGS: Daniel Douma, May L. To
    Daniel Douma, co-founder of the Writers Store in L.A. Daniel Douma, 63, who co-founded the Writers Store in Los Angeles to provide software and computer help to screenwriters, died of cancer June 1 in Florence, Ore., said Gabriele Meiringer, his life...

    Jane Donelson dies at 88; ran L.A. County toy-lending program for decades

    Jane Donelson dies at 88; ran L.A. County toy-lending program for decades
    Jane Donelson, who ran a trailblazing program from the 1960s through the early 1990s that lends toys to thousands of children in Los Angeles County, has died. She was 88. Donelson, a longtime resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, died Oct. 8 of natural causes...