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  • Nobel winner dies before receiving prize

    Nobel winner dies before receiving prize
    Dr. Ralph M. Steinman was a creative and dogged researcher who spent years convincing a doubting scientific community that he had found cells that were key to the working of the immune system. Diagnosed in 2007 with pancreatic cancer, which usually kills...
  • Marilyn Chambers dies at 56; '70s porn star and Ivory Snow model

    Marilyn Chambers, the legendary adult movie queen who was the wholesome model on Ivory Snow detergent boxes in the early 1970s when she made her adult movie debut in the X-rated classic "Behind the Green Door," has died. She was 56. Chambers was found...
  • Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook

    Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook
    Sheila Lukins, an influential cookbook author whose "The Silver Palate" demystified and helped popularize gourmet cooking in America's home kitchens, has died. She was 66. Lukins, who also operated a pioneering gourmet takeout shop, died Sunday at her...
  • Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer

    Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer
    Dick Berg, a longtime television and motion picture writer and producer, died Tuesday from a fall at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87. A pioneer of the made-for-television movie format that revolutionized network programming in the 1970s, Berg helped...
  • With the Adirondack chair, necessity was the mother of invention

    With the Adirondack chair, necessity was the mother of invention
    DESIGNED more than 100 years ago, the Adirondack chair has become an emblem of American summer -- a symbol of the country's simpler virtues, "just like Mom and apple pie," says Craig Gilborn, former director of the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake,...
  • Mendocino hotel deals

    Mendocino hotel deals
    Raise a toast to the winemakers of California's Mendocino County while you take advantage of spring lodging specials of $100 or less. The deals: Eight hotels and motels offer the special: * Howard Creek Ranch, Westport; (707) 964-6725, www....
  • 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-...
  • Seaside California hotels offering bargain rates

    From San Diego to Humboldt County, these are times of difficulty for hoteliers and opportunity for travelers. Here are the nine waterfront lodgings I used on my toe-to-tip California road trip in early January, followed by four I looked at and liked....
  • Driving California's coast in 10 days

    Early on the first day of 2009, a gold Toyota Corolla exited Interstate 5 in southern San Diego County and headed west, dodging puddles and "SUBJECT TO FLOODING" signs until it reached Border Field State Park, the coastal reserve where California's...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 28, 2010.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 42 || || 2. || House Rules by Jodi...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 21, 2010.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 41 || || 2. || Abraham Lincoln:...