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  • The two Henry T. Nicholases

    Last week began and ended on high notes, sort of, for the billionaire Orange County crusader behind some of California's most recent tough-on-crime ballot measures. On June 2, an anti-gang proposition that he is backing with $1 million from his personal...
  • Joseph Zuska, 93; Navy doctor developed treatment for alcoholism

    Inside a rusted Quonset hut at the Long Beach Naval Station, Dr. Joseph J. Zuska operated a clandestine program, treating sailors for an illness that in the eyes of the Navy did not exist. It was the mid-1960s, a time when alcoholism and its accompanying...
  • The Morning Fix: Late-night economics. Overture tries to make one. NATPE underway, minus the glitz. Move over Moses, Jobs has his own tablet!

     
    After the coffee. Before the trip to NATPE. Late-night economics. For all the ink spilled over NBC's late-night mess over the last few weeks, one would think that the daypart is a money machine. Alas, it's not. Declining ratings and......
  • Psychiatrists prescribed excessive amounts of drugs to Anna Nicole Smith, expert testifies

     
    A psychiatrist described as a close friend and maternal figure to Anna Nicole Smith repeatedly prescribed excessive amounts of sedatives and opiates despite the model???s history of addiction, an expert testified Monday. The expert told a judge hearing...
  • Jean Simmons dies at 80; radiant beauty was known for stunning versatility

    Jean Simmons dies at 80; radiant beauty was known for stunning versatility
    Jean Simmons, a radiant British actress who as a teenager appeared opposite Laurence Olivier in "Hamlet" and emerged a star whose career flourished in the 1950s and 1960s in such films as "Guys and Dolls, "Elmer Gantry" and "Spartacus," has died. She...
  • Hotel detox: For affluent addicts

    By almost any measure, the heroin addiction treatment a prominent rock star underwent earlier this year was unorthodox. For one thing, it took place not at a licensed clinic but at the Peninsula Hotel, the five-star center of Hollywood deal-making...
  • Retro Palm Springs

    PALM SPRINGS -- At a cemetery on Ramon Road, where the Crayola-green lawns of this desert community yield to sand and tumbleweeds, Frank Sinatra is buried. His plain, flat gravestone bears an epitaph taken from the title of an early '60s song he recorded:...
  • On the Offensive Against an Array of Suspected Foes

    "Never treat a war like a skirmish. Treat all skirmishes like wars."   --L. Ron Hubbard The Church of Scientology does not turn the other cheek. Ministers mingle with private detectives. "Sacred scriptures" counsel the virtues of combativeness....