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  • PASSINGS: Hall Thompson, Chao-Li Chi, John Crawford

    PASSINGS: Hall Thompson, Chao-Li Chi, John Crawford
    Hall Thompson Businessman helped build Shoal Creek Country Club Hall Thompson, 87, a prominent Alabama business leader who developed Shoal Creek Country Club but sparked controversy two decades ago with comments about the admission of blacks as members,...
  • PASSINGS: Tom Wilson Sr., Jack Garner, Martha L. Willman

    PASSINGS: Tom Wilson Sr., Jack Garner, Martha L. Willman
    Tom Wilson Sr. Creator of comic strip character Ziggy Tom Wilson Sr., 80, creator of the hard-luck comic strip character Ziggy, died of pneumonia Friday at a Cincinnati hospital, his family said. Wilson was an artist at the American Greetings Corp....
  • Words & Ideas

    Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Maile Meloy: The author of "Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It" will discuss and sign her recent collection of short stories as part of the Autry Book Club. Autry National Center, 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A....
  • Ellen McCormack dies at 84; antiabortion presidential candidate

    Ellen McCormack dies at 84; antiabortion presidential candidate
    Ellen McCormack, a New York housewife who briefly became a national figure in American politics when she twice ran for president, in 1976 and 1980, in campaigns designed to galvanize the antiabortion movement, has died. She was 84. McCormack died of...
  • PASSINGS: Dan Resin, Earl Thompson, John Carl Brogdon

    PASSINGS: Dan Resin, Earl Thompson, John Carl Brogdon
    Dan Resin Actor portrayed Ty-D-Bol Man Dan Resin, 79, who portrayed the dapper Ty-D-Bol man in television commercials for the toilet bowl cleaner, died Saturday in Wayne, N.J., of complications from Parkinson's disease. Resin also played Dr. Beeper,...
  • Michael Been dies at 60; singer was a founding member of rock band the Call

    Michael Been dies at 60; singer was a founding member of rock band the Call
    Michael Been, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and founding member of the Northern California modern rock band the Call, which broke out with the 1983 MTV hit "The Walls Came Down," has died. He was 60. Been (pronounced Bean) died Thursday after suffering...
  • Johnny Sheffield dies at 79; played Boy in Tarzan movies

    Johnny Sheffield dies at 79; played Boy in Tarzan movies
    Johnny Sheffield, the former child actor who played Boy in the Tarzan movie series starring Johnny Weissmuller in the late 1930s and '40s and later starred in the Bomba, the Jungle Boy film series, has died. He was 79. Sheffield died Friday of a heart...
  • Don Williamson dies at 96; former director of Laguna Beach's Pageant of the Masters

    Don Williamson dies at 96; former director of Laguna Beach's Pageant of the Masters
    Don Williamson, an architect who helped build the stature of Laguna Beach's annual mixture of theater and art, the Pageant of the Masters, has died. He was 96. Williamson, who directed the pageant from 1964 to 1978, died of natural causes July 23 at...
  • Larry Evans dies at 78; five-time U.S. chess champion and writer

    Larry Evans dies at 78; five-time U.S. chess champion and writer
    Larry Evans was a rarity in competitive chess — a five-time U.S. champion who wrote widely about the game, including a book once considered the chess players' bible. A chess grandmaster, he also gained fame for helping Bobby Fischer train for,...
  • Tamales, L.A.'s original street food

    Tamales, L.A.'s original street food
    Southern California's latest foodie trend has the region atwitter. Lines form long into the night at the latest hot spot for edible treasures, while wily entrepreneurs outdo each other by parking at the best spots. But not everyone is happy. Brick-and-...
  • Victoria Manalo Draves dies at 85; Olympic gold medal diver

    Victoria Manalo Draves dies at 85; Olympic gold medal diver
    Victoria Manalo Draves, the first woman to win two gold medals in diving in the same Olympics — in the three-meter springboard and the 10-meter platform competitions in London in 1948 — and the first Asian American to win an Olympic medal, has...