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  • Gun-smuggling cartel figures possibly were paid FBI informants

    Gun-smuggling cartel figures possibly were paid FBI informants
    Congressional investigators probing the controversial "Fast and Furious" anti-gun-trafficking operation on the border with Mexico believe at least six Mexican drug cartel figures involved in gun smuggling also were paid FBI informants, officials said...
  • Sheri Klittich dies at 53; headed trust that helps protect Ventura County's agricultural industry

    Sheri Klittich, who developed programs to keep Ventura County's agricultural roots alive as the first administrator of a state-run trust that operates a demonstration farm near Santa Paula, died Nov. 20, a day after she turned 53. Klittich died at her...
  • Travis Edmonson dies at 76; half of folk duo Bud & Travis

    Travis Edmonson, a singer-songwriter who as part of the duo Bud & Travis influenced other folk musicians and helped expand the audience for Spanish-language songs, has died. He was 76. Edmonson, who had Parkinson's disease and other illnesses, died...
  • PASSINGS

    Uriel Jones Drummer for Motown Uriel Jones, 74, a drummer whose versatile, passionate beat fueled classic Motown hits by the Temptations, the Four Tops and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died Tuesday at a Detroit-area hospital after complications...
  • Edward Carson dies at 80; former head of First Interstate Bancorp

    Edward Carson dies at 80; former head of First Interstate Bancorp
    Edward Carson, the sure-handed chairman of First Interstate Bancorp who rescued the faltering Los Angeles-based company in the early 1990s with a back-to-basics strategy, has died. He was 80. Carson, who was also a philanthropist, died March 12 at his...
  • 800 dogs, 82 birds rescued from mobile home

    About 800 small dogs, including Chihuahuas, terriers and Pomeranians, were seized from a triple-wide mobile home whose occupants were overwhelmed trying to care for the animals, authorities said Wednesday. Pima County sheriff's deputies and animal...
  • Sinaloa cartel may resort to deadly force in U.S.

    Sinaloa cartel may resort to deadly force in U.S.
    The reputed head of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel is threatening a more aggressive stance against competitors and law enforcement north of the border, instructing associates to use deadly force, if needed, to protect increasingly contested trafficking...
  • Ten great observatories in the West

    It's a great time to go star gazing. No, we're not talking about the surgically enhanced, overly-pampered celebs who only make appearances at award ceremonies and DUI court hearings. We're talking the other heavenly bodies that are visible in the sky...
  • Biographies of some of L.A.'s new museum curators

    The new curators bring a rich mix of experience and aspirations to their jobs. Here's a sampling: FRANKLIN SIRMANS Department head and curator of contemporary art at LACMA A native of New York known as a critic and writer as well as curator of the...
  • Robert Colescott dies at 83; African American artist skewered stereotypes with wit and explosive style

    Robert Colescott dies at 83; African American artist skewered stereotypes with wit and explosive style
    Robert Colescott, a wildly expressive and fearlessly opinionated painter who skewered racial and sexual stereotypes with hilarious force, has died. He was 83. Colescott, who had suffered from Parkinsonian syndrome, died June 4 at his home in Tucson, said...
  • Frank J. Low dies at 75; one of the fathers of infrared astronomy

    Astronomer Frank J. Low, the experimental genius who developed and distributed sensors for infrared astronomy and performed the first successful observations above the Earth's atmosphere, died June 11 in Tucson after a long illness, the University of...