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  • Morrie Turner dies at 90; artist created 'Wee Pals' comic strip

    Morrie Turner dies at 90; artist created 'Wee Pals' comic strip
    When Morrie Turner was just a cartoon-doodling kid in Oakland, he wrote a fan letter to the creator of the popular comic strip "Terry and the Pirates." In return, Milton Caniff, who later created "Steve Canyon," sent young Turner a typed, six-page personal reply with pointers on story lines and drawing.
  • Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open

    Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open
    More than a dozen employees of the Proud Bird restaurant and their supporters urged the Los Angeles airport commission on Thursday to spare the eatery and its aviation displays from closure next week. "I've only been there a year, but I landed a job...

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...

    Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry

    Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry
    With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex. Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...

    Ned Vaughn resigns from SAG-AFTRA to run as Republican for Assembly

    Ned Vaughn resigns from SAG-AFTRA to run as Republican for Assembly
    In a surprising plot twist in Hollywood's largest labor union, Ned Vaughn, a key figure in the campaign to merge Hollywood's actors unions, is resigning as executive vice president of SAG-AFTRA to run as a Republican candidate for the California Assembly....