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  • Willy DeVille dies at 58; founder of punk group Mink DeVille

    Willy DeVille, who founded the punk group Mink DeVille and was known for his blend of R&B, blues, Dixieland and traditional French Cajun ballads, has died of pancreatic cancer, his publicist Carol Kaye said today. He was 58. The Oscar-nominated...
  • Gertrude Noone dies at 110; world's oldest known living military veteran

    Gertrude Noone was a 44-year-old insurance policy clerk for Travelers in Hartford, Conn., in 1943 when she enlisted in the Women's Army Corps. When she died peacefully Thursday morning at age 110 at an assisted-living facility in Milford, Conn., she...
  • Sign up for health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts for savings

    Employers are beginning to send out information to employees about signing up for 2010 health insurance. Last week, we offered some strategies for maximizing coverage and possibly reducing costs. This week, we have a few more ideas to share. Most...
  • How to help

    These are some of the charities accepting donations to help victims of Monday's earthquake in China: American Red Cross P.O. Box 4002018 Des Moines, IA 50340-2018 (800) HELP-NOW www.redcross.org AmeriCares 88 Hamilton Ave. Stamford, CT 06902 (800) 486-...
  • 'The Song Is You' by Arthur Phillips

    The Song Is You A Novel Arthur Phillips Random House: 250 pp., $25 The circle of young expatriates that Arthur Phillips assembled in Budapest in his debut novel, "Prague," (you had to be there) are no doubt thickening at the waist now and may only...
  • Rethink your health insurance options to trim costs

    Rethink your health insurance options to trim costs
    In Southern California, it's sometimes hard to tell that the seasons have changed, but here's a tip that it's fall: Many employers are beginning to send out the information you'll need to re-up for 2010 health insurance if you get your coverage through...
  • Tips to prevent medical bills from getting overdue

    Tips to prevent medical bills from getting overdue
    Got a medical bill lying around in a kitchen drawer or office file? Quick, go get it and then make some effort to pay or settle it, especially if the date on the bill goes back beyond 30 days. Without some attempt to resolve the bill, it will damage your...
  • Decode your medical bills

    Decode your medical bills
    People with health insurance who get a medical bill this early in the new year may also get some sticker shock. Few will have satisfied their plan's annual deductible this soon, meaning they'll be responsible for a hefty portion of the bill, if not all of...
  • Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7

    Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7
    The Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7 after the final performance of its current show, "Camelot," as leaders of the 90-year-old landmark theater search for ways out of serious financial difficulties. Among the options they are considering is a...
  • Duncan Sheik enters the 'Whisper House'

    Duncan Sheik enters the 'Whisper House'
    Duncan Sheik is a skeptic of the supernatural -- "I completely don't believe in ghosts," the singer-songwriter says. Yet if his new musical “Whisper House” is to succeed in its world premiere Thursday at the Old Globe Theatre, audiences -- not...
  • 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,...