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  • Al LaMacchia dies at 89; longtime baseball scout pushed Dodgers to hire Andre Ethier

    Al LaMacchia dies at 89; longtime baseball scout pushed Dodgers to hire Andre Ethier
    Al LaMacchia, a longtime baseball scout who pushed the Dodgers to acquire Andre Ethier, died Wednesday at his home in San Antonio after suffering a stroke earlier this month. He was 89. LaMacchia, who pitched 16 games in the major leagues in the 1940s,...
  • George Steinbrenner dies at 80; owner of New York Yankees

    George Steinbrenner dies at 80; owner of New York Yankees
    George Steinbrenner, who made his name synonymous with the revival of the New York Yankees as a dominant baseball team and leveraged multiple championships into business ventures that forever changed the economics of the sport, has died. He was 80....
  • Helen Chaplin dies at 97; longtime senior executive at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel

    Helen Chaplin dies at 97; longtime senior executive at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel
    Helen Chaplin, a sprightly senior executive at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel for more than 40 years who won the hearts of European royalty, heads of state, political pundits and A-list celebrities by attending to their whims as guests, has died. She...
  • Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies

    Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies
    Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud." But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
  • Harrison 'Buzz' Price dies at 89; engineer advised Disney on Magic Kingdom locations

    Harrison 'Buzz' Price dies at 89; engineer advised Disney on Magic Kingdom locations
    Harrison "Buzz" Price, an engineer turned theme-park strategist whose research led Walt Disney to place Magic Kingdoms in Anaheim and Orlando, has died. He was 89. Price died Sunday of chronic anemia at Mt. San Antonio Gardens' hospice in Pomona, his...
  • James E. 'Jimmy' Wall dies at 92; played Mr. Baxter on 'Captain Kangaroo'

    James E. 'Jimmy' Wall dies at 92; played Mr. Baxter on 'Captain Kangaroo'
    James E. "Jimmy" Wall, who played Captain Kangaroo's teacher neighbor, Mr. Baxter, on the classic CBS children's television show during the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 92. Wall, who also worked for nearly 50 years as a stage manager for CBS, died in...
  • PASSINGS: Peggy Rea, Tom Carnegie, Marie Lillo, Shearlean Duke

    PASSINGS: Peggy Rea, Tom Carnegie, Marie Lillo, Shearlean Duke
    Peggy Rea Character actress on 'The Waltons,' 'Dukes of Hazzard' Peggy Rea, 89, a hearty character actress best known for her TV roles on "The Waltons," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Grace Under Fire," died Feb. 5, said the Santa Barbara Cemetery Assn....
  • Duff Goldman's hyper career

    Duff Goldman's hyper career
    Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...
  • Ernest Fleischmann dies at 85; manager who guided Los Angeles Philharmonic's transformation

    Ernest Fleischmann dies at 85; manager who guided Los Angeles Philharmonic's transformation
    Ernest Fleischmann, the willful impresario who dominated the Los Angeles Philharmonic for nearly 30 years and helped transform it into one of the nation's top orchestras through the force of his exacting personality, has died. He was 85. Fleischmann died...
  • Gary Coleman dies at 42; child star of hit sitcom 'Diff'rent Strokes

    Gary Coleman dies at 42; child star of hit sitcom 'Diff'rent Strokes
    Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was...
  • Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'

    Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'
    Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most...