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  • Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team

    Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team
    Lorene Yarnell, a dancer who became half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team that came to fame in the 1970s and briefly starred in their own TV variety series, has died. She was 66.
  • Dorothy Young dies at 103; dancer appeared in Houdini's final tour

    Dorothy Young dies at 103; dancer appeared in Houdini's final tour
    Dorothy Young was a 17-year-old New York City tourist in 1925 when she spotted an ad placed by master illusionist Harry Houdini seeking "girl dancer for Broadway show and tour of the United States." She scurried to the tryouts and shyly hid in the back...

    A food lover's guide to World Cup viewing in L.A.

    A food lover's guide to World Cup viewing in L.A.
    Southern California can be thought of as a crazy quilt of humanity stitched together with the spices and flavors of many nations. And at no time is that more apparent than during the FIFA World Cup, which takes place every four years and riles up every...

    George Ballas dies at 85; intrepid inventor created the Weed Eater

    George Ballas dies at 85; intrepid inventor created the Weed Eater
    While driving through an automatic carwash in 1971, George Ballas watched the whirling nylon bristles glide around the contour of his vehicle and wondered if he could adapt the technology to remove the weeds around trees in his yard. At home, he...

    Orrin Tucker dies at 100; bandleader owned L.A.'s Stardust Ballroom

    Orrin Tucker dies at 100; bandleader owned L.A.'s Stardust Ballroom
    Orrin Tucker, a bandleader whose orchestra achieved national prominence with a 1939 recording of "Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!" and who decades later owned a big-band venue on Sunset Boulevard, has died. He was 100. Tucker, who was a longtime resident of...