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  • Book review: 'The Man in the Rockefeller Suit' by Mark Seal

    Book review: 'The Man in the Rockefeller Suit' by Mark Seal
    Great con artists understand this about human nature: The suckers want to be taken. In 1978, a poor, semi-educated German teenager named Christian K. Gerhartsreiter arrived in New England on a falsified student visa. Brilliant, charismatic and twisted,...
  • Elin Brekke Vanderlip dies at 90; grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula

    Elin Brekke Vanderlip dies at 90; grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula
    Elin Brekke Vanderlip, the Norwegian-born grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and founder of a Los Angeles group that raised millions of dollars to help rescue France's cultural riches, has died. She was 90. Vanderlip, who was a member of the...
  • Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control' game show

    Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control' game show
    Ken Ober, a comedian and actor who as host of MTV's "Remote Control" in the 1980s guided the raucous question-and-answer trivia contests on the irreverent cable TV game show, was found dead Sunday at his home in Santa Monica. He was 52. Lee Kernis of...
  • The stars align at Guy Savoy

    The stars align at Guy Savoy
    An amazing artichoke soup with gnarly black truffles and marvelous aged Parmesan shaved over the top. Before I can take a bite, a waiter butters a piece of warm mushroom brioche for me -- with truffle butter, bien sur -- and suggests I dunk it in the...
  • Dr. William Close dies at 84; physician played a key role in stopping the Ebola virus

    Dr. William Close dies at 84; physician played a key role in stopping the Ebola virus
    Dr. William Close, a self-proclaimed country doctor who became the personal physician of Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko and played a key role in halting the 1976 outbreak of the lethal Ebola virus that terrified Zaire and surrounding countries, has...
  • Recession fears whack stocks

    Will the third time be a charm -- or a bust? The stock market, slammed Friday by recession fears after a dismal jobs report, is suffering through its third major decline since July. Key indexes closed either near or below their levels in November, which...
  • Mortimer Sackler dies at 93; arts patron was co-owner of Purdue Pharma

    Mortimer Sackler dies at 93; arts patron was co-owner of Purdue Pharma
    Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, the psychiatrist who with his brothers bought a small pharmaceutical company and turned it into a major player in the industry by developing the powerful and controversial painkiller OxyContin, died March 24 in Gstaad,...
  • Nina Blanchard dies at 81; founder of top L.A. modeling agency

    Nina Blanchard dies at 81; founder of top L.A. modeling agency
    Nina Blanchard, the founder of an internationally known Hollywood modeling agency whose roster included Cheryl Tiegs and other top models, has died. She was 81. Blanchard died of cardiac arrest Sunday at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank,...
  • Lara Spencer trades vintage country for Hollywood modern

    Lara Spencer trades vintage country  for Hollywood modern
    Lara Spencer and David Haffenreffer traded more than time zones last year when they moved from Greenwich, Conn., to Beverly Hills. They crossed architectural decades. Spencer, host of "The Insider" celebrity news show on CBS, and her husband, a former CNN...