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  • Review: Surprising misstep for Paul Theroux in 'The Lower River'

    Review: Surprising misstep for Paul Theroux in 'The Lower River'
    -------------------- The Lower River A Novel Paul Theroux Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 336 pp., $25 -------------------- When Ellis Hock’s wife gives him a smartphone for his 62nd birthday, he shrugs it off, saying he’s fine with his...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Parrish, Bobby Sharp

    PASSINGS: Michael Parrish, Bobby Sharp
    Michael Parrish Former editor of the Los Angeles Times magazine Michael Parrish, 67, who oversaw the reinvention of the Sunday magazine in the Los Angeles Times in the mid-1980s, died Friday of liver failure while under hospice care in the Los Angeles...
  • PASSINGS: Jim Flick, Jack Hood Vaughn

    PASSINGS: Jim Flick, Jack Hood Vaughn
    Jim Flick Longtime golf instructor Jim Flick, 82, a golf instructor for more than 50 years whose clients included Tom Lehman and Jack Nicklaus, died Monday at his home in Carlsbad, Calif., of pancreatic cancer, his family said. Flick taught golf in...
  • Midge Turk Richardson dies at 82; ex-nun and Seventeen editor

    Midge Turk Richardson dies at 82; ex-nun and Seventeen editor
    Midge Turk Richardson, a former nun and parochial school principal in Los Angeles who cast off her habit for the world of New York publishing, where she reigned for nearly two decades as editor of Seventeen magazine, has died. She was 82. Richardson,...
  • Robert J. Kelleher dies at 99; pivotal tennis official became federal judge

    Robert J. Kelleher dies at 99; pivotal tennis official became federal judge
    Robert J. Kelleher, who helped lead tennis into the modern open era while serving as president of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Assn. and who later became a U.S. District Court judge based in Los Angeles, has died. He was 99. Kelleher, who was also captain of the...
  • Slain Libyan ambassador described as 'unflappable' by his brother

     
    Slain ambassador Chris Stevens first became interested in international affairs back at Piedmont High School in the East Bay, according to his younger brother Tom....
  • Slain U.S. ambassador to Libya remembered for his languages, service

     
    Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya killed in an attack on the consulate there, was raised in a musical San Francisco Bay Area family and played the saxophone “about at the Bill Clinton level,” his stepfather joked in a tribute...
  • Clinton praises ambassador to Libya, calls attackers 'savage group'

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said officials are investigating the killing of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and other Americans....
  • O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up

     
    Just over 19% of registered Orange County voters had cast ballots by 3 p.m. Tuesday, a notable drop from the 2008 elections, county officials said....
  • Mud Baron, an evangelical force in school gardens

     
    Master gardener Mud Baron supplies school gardens with evangelical zeal....
  • Dan Goods, JPL's science seer

     Dan Goods, JPL's science seer
    When artist Dan Goods arrived at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, they gave him a six-month shot. In May, he'll have been there 10 years as JPL's "visual strategist." He glued soda bottles to the roof of his Taurus to create music on an m.p.h. pipe organ....