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  • Peter Fernandez dies at 83; helped bring Japanese animation to American audiences

    Peter Fernandez dies at 83; helped bring Japanese animation to American audiences
    Peter Fernandez, who helped introduce the U.S. to Japanese animation in the 1960s by adapting the series "Speed Racer" for American audiences, has died. He was 83. Fernandez, a voice actor who was also a writer and producer, died July 15 of cancer at his...
  • Ilene Woods dies at 81; voice of Disney's Cinderella

    Ilene Woods dies at 81; voice of Disney's Cinderella
    Ilene Woods, who provided the speaking and singing voice for the title character in Walt Disney's classic 1950 animated feature " Cinderella," has died. She was 81. Woods, a Calabasas resident, died of causes related to Alzheimer's disease Thursday at...
  • Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s

    Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s
    Jackie Cooper, whose tousled blond hair, pouty lower lip and ability to cry on camera helped make him one of the top child stars of the 1930s in films such as "Skippy" and "The Champ," has died. He was 88. Cooper, who grew up to become a successful TV...
  • Otto von Habsburg dies at 98; son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor

    Otto von Habsburg dies at 98; son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor
    Otto von Habsburg, the oldest son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor who saw the end of his family's centuries-long rule and emerged to become a champion of a Europe united by democracy, died Monday in his sleep at his home in Poecking, Germany, where he...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Balloteer Kim Alexander

    Patt Morrison Asks: Balloteer Kim Alexander
    The first California election that Kim Alexander cast a ballot in was a pip; voters decided 16 state propositions -- on creating a state lottery, capping welfare, limiting campaign contributions -- and gave their former governor, Ronald Reagan, a second...
  • Read the full text of Obama's speech on the GOP budget

    Read the full text of Obama's speech on the GOP budget
    The following is a transcript of President Obama's politically-charged remarks Tuesday afternoon at an Associated Press luncheon framing the general election campaign, as released by the White House. Obama: "Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Please have...
  • After three years, VP role suits Biden

    After three years, VP role suits Biden
    He squared up against a 250-pound, barely-clothed Mongol wrestler, accepted as a gift a handsome brown horse that he named Celtic, and marveled at the logic-defying contortions of a physical performer balancing herself by her teeth. Mongolia, the...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Memorial man Peter Walker

    Patt Morrison Asks: Memorial man Peter Walker
    Berkeley landscape architect Peter Walker has designed bigger projects than the 9/11 memorial in New York, but probably none has carried more weight. The opening of the eight-acre plaza Sunday marks 10 years since the terrorist attacks, and almost as many...
  • Timothy Naftali: Nixon's checker

    Timothy Naftali is the kind of learned guy you'd want on your team when you play "Trivial Pursuit" -- a game that, like Naftali, originated in Canada. But for years, his home and his career have been in and about the United States -- books and studies...
  • Morning Fix: 'John Carter' blame game. Rebekah Brooks arrested.

     
    Why John Carter bombed. Rebekah Brooks arrested again. Hallmark Channel tries to return to its roots....
  • Obama's biggest challenge: Jobs

    Obama's biggest challenge: Jobs
    The central question facing Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign is this: Can the president persuade voters to let him keep his job when so many of them have lost theirs? Last week, after another run of bad economic news, the president and his staff...